Flyers fans optimistic for second half

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – It’s not over until it is over.

Flyers fan filled Flanagan’s Pub in Dayton ready to see another big upset. This time over 1-seeded Florida.

“We came all the way from Detroit,” said Lauri Lemire, a 1987 University of Dayton alum. “We didn’t want to miss this.”

It did not take long for Flyer faithful to get into the game as Dayton continued to fight against the Gators.

Going into the half, however, fans began getting a little quieter as Florida began to pull away with the lead.

The optimism has not dwindled among fans who have already watched their team pull three upsets in the 2014 NCAA tournament.

“It’s still very exciting,” said Rachel Drakulich. “That’s why we’re here. Who know when the next time they’ll make it this far.” 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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