Dayton wants a ‘White Out’ for Saturday’s game vs. VCU

Published: Monday, February 11, 2019 @ 2:19 PM

Dayton fans cheer during a game against George Mason on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at UD Arena. David Jablonski/Staff
Staff Writer
Dayton fans cheer during a game against George Mason on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at UD Arena. David Jablonski/Staff(Staff Writer)

The University of Dayton is encouraging fans to wear white on Saturday when the Dayton Flyers play Virginia Commonwealth in a 4 p.m. game at UD Arena.

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VCU held a ‘Black Out’ when it hosted the Flyers in January, winning 76-71 in Richmond, Va. This ‘White Out’ will come during a sold-out game. It’s one of the last four home games of the season. They are all sold out. Dayton tied the school record with eight sellouts this season.

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Each fan at the game will receive a white pom-pom sponsored by Pepsi.

After winning 77-48 at Rhode Island on Saturday, Dayton (16-8, 8-3) is tied for third place with George Mason in the Atlantic 10. VCU (17-6, 8-2) is tied for first place with Davidson.