Founded in 1966, Five-Star was the brainchild of two New York City basketball junkies, Howard Garfinkel and Will Klein, who shared a common passion and purpose: To create a top-notch teaching camp and help kids improve their games
The 1983-84 Dayton Flyers were one of the last teams picked in a 53 team NCAA field. The 10 seed wasted little time making their presence felt beating 7-seed LSU and setting up a showdown with Wayman Tisdale and 2-seed Oklahoma. The Flyers upset the Sooners behind Roosevelt Chapman's 41 points. Dayton continued their Cinderella run beating 6-seed Washington in the Sweet 16 before falling to eventual National Champion Georgetown in the Elite 8.
"We did understand what the coach wanted done, and we understood each other's strengths and we played to those strengths. There's no doubt that we had, if you want to call it mojo or what, we had the chemistry and the mojo and the momentum going for us at that time."