Dayton Flyers in Memphis for the Sweet 16

UD fans send the Flyers off to Memphis for the NCAA Tournament
UD fans send the Flyers off to Memphis for the NCAA Tournament. (Photo/Alexa Ashwell)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The University of Dayton men’s basketball team are in Memphis to compete in the NCAA Sweet 16.

Dayton will take on Stanford inside FedExForum at 7:15 p.m. Thursday.

2 NEWS and were there live as the team left the Cronin Center on the University of Dayton campus at 4:00 p.m. and left aboard a plane at the airport.

Members of the UD student fan group the Red Scare and community fans sent the team off with cheers, chants and signs.

Dayton, a No. 11 seed, has already defeated No. 6 seed Ohio State and No. 3 Syracuse for its first run in the Sweet 16 since 1984.  Standford, a No. 10 seed, knocked off No. 2 Kansas in a close 60-57  game Sunday to advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time in six years.


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