Flyers take on 3rd seed Syracuse Saturday

Dayton's Kendall Pollard (22) celebrates with teammates after they defeated Ohio State 60-59 in a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Buffalo, N.Y., Thursday, March 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The University of Dayton Flyers are now gearing up for their next big game in the NCAA Tournament.

The Flyers will take on Syracuse Saturday evening at 7:10 p.m. in Buffalo.  Tickets are already few and far between.

UD beat The Ohio State University Buckeyes 60-59 Thursday in a good old fashioned buzzer beater.

The Flyers are now the only Ohio team in the tournament.

The Flyers are an 11th seed while Syracuse is the third seed in the south region. Syracuse defeated Western Michigan in the first round 77-53.

Many sports writers say the Flyers pulled off an upset, but whether you agree with that or not, the Flyers are a national sensation right now, even making front page news in the Wall Street Journal. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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