Twitter Reacts: Best Tweets from Dayton’s victory against VCU

Flyers improve to 9-8 with 106-79 win Friday


Highlights

Dayton back in action at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph’s.

The Dayton Flyers fans who jumped off the bandwagon earlier this season — a few of whom typed the words, “Fire Anthony Grant,” on social media less than halfway into his first season — might want to give this team another try.

» GAME COVERAGE: NotesPhotosGrant reacts | Freshmen step up

Dayton didn’t win two games in a row until the season was 17 games old, but did so in memorable fashion Friday, beating Virginia Commonwealth 106-79 at UD Arena. Here’s how fans, media and others reacted to the highest-scoring UD game in 20 years.


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