Dayton Coach Talks Iowa

As a former Ohio State assistant, Dayton Head Coach Archie Miller has experience with Iowa and Hawkeye Head Man Fran McCaffery. He talked about what he expected from Iowa in Tuesday's first round of the NIT Tournament. Listen to what he had to say right here.

Dayton Coach Archie Miller said his team faces a tall task in winning at Carver-Hawkeye Arena Tuesday night when his Flyers take on Iowa in the first round of the NIT.

"Coach (Fran) McCaffery is a terrific coach," Miller said. "He was at Siena when I was at Ohio State. They upset is in the first round (of the 2009 NCAA Tournament) in Dayton. He had a terrific team there. "I'm obviously very familiar with his background. I think he's got momentum. He's got a great style about him. They play up-tempo. They switch. They can mix their defenses. Typically, they've always been a fast running team.

"As I look at them very briefly as we start here to get ready to play them, some of their personnel I know and some of the personnel I don't. The thing I know is that offensively, they're a very difficult cover. They play a great tempo, their efficiency is good.

"When you watch them on tape, I don't know of they're necessarily that typical physical, Big Ten, beat-you-up type of a team.

"And obviously, I'm very familiar with playing in Carver-Hawkeye (Arena) and how hard that is. We have our work cut out for us. He's a terrific coach and I know they have a lot of momentum moving forward, not only as he moves into this postseason but into next year."

Listen to Miller's complete Monday morning teleconference right here:


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