The No. 7 seed Dayton Flyers beat No. 2 seed Kentucky 99-94 on Sunday to reach the Sweet 16 for the first time, and they routed No. 3 seed Louisville 82-66 on Saturday at the Times Union Center to enter more uncharted territory, the Elite Eight.
The Flyers will play No. 1 seed Connecticut, the two-time defending national champions, in the regional final at 7 p.m. Monday in Albany. The Huskies (35-1) beat Texas 105-54 in the first regional semifinal in Albany on Saturday.