The Upside: Dayton Sophomore Sensation Obi Toppin

A look at the recruiting and development of Dayton forward Obi Toppin.

Obi Toppin
Dayton Sophomore Forward Obi Toppin

Dayton’s Obi Toppin is poised to help his Flyers make a deep run in this year’s NCAA Tournament. He’s projected as a potential National Player of the Year and future NBA lottery pick. Toppin’s growth on the hardwood has been far from an overnight success.

Adam Finkelstein catches up with Mt. Zion Coach Roderick Harrison and New York Jayhawks Executive Director Jay David. Both coaches had Toppin in their program and discuss the recruiting and development of the sophomore sensation.