A Brief History of Flight

It had to be Dayton.
A joyous start to our first NCAA tournament gave way to a brutal, wrenching weekend of mid-major losses. The magnificent Shockers were upset in a championship-level struggle; the first round victors from the Atlantic Sun and the Southland and the Summit and the Ivy couldn’t quite maintain the magic; the stalwarts from Saint Louis and Gonzaga fell. When the smoke cleared, there was only one of our number still standing.