No. 11 seed Dayton is alive and well in the NCAA Tournament, advancing to the Elite 8 with a 82-72 win against Stanford on Thursday. Shortly after the game ended, Flyer fans filled the streets to celebrate.
According to U.S. News, Dayton has an undergraduate enrollment of 8,042 students and, judging by pictures from the scene, every single one of them flooded into the streets to celebrate the win.
WE ARE UD! pic.twitter.com/Cefg71USCx— Richard (@Rich_McLoughlin) March 28, 2014
Friday college classes don't set attendance records as is. The day after the team clinches a berth in the Elite 8?
if i were a prof at dayton, i’d prepare to sleep in. cuz they ain’t coming. pic.twitter.com/8OkCmpsexy— Bomani Jones (@bomani_jones) March 28, 2014