The 2020 Big Hoopla Four Miler race had been expected to draw its largest crowd ever — with around 600 runners. It was also set to be the 10th year for holding the race, which helps to kick off the NCAA First Four events in Dayton. All of that was put on hold when the Covid-19 pandemic pushed the global pause button.
Ibi Watson had a season-high 25 points as Dayton got past Rhode Island 84-72 in the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament second round on Thursday. Mustapha Amzil and Jalen Crutcher each had 14 points for Dayton (14-8). Koby Brea had six rebounds.
The University of Rhode Island’s season came to an end in the second round of the Atlantic 10 tournament on Thursday with the Rams losing to the Dayton Flyers 84-72. URI finishes the season 10-15, their worst record since 2013-2014. In his final game wearing the keaney blue, Rams senior Fatts Russell scored 8 points.