March Madness: Who will handle win better? UD or Wichita State

UD President Daniel Curran was crowd-surfing with celebrating students after the Flyers upset the Syracuse Orangemen 55-53 in 2014 to punch its ticket to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 1984. WILL GARBE / STAFF

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UD President Daniel Curran was crowd-surfing with celebrating students after the Flyers upset the Syracuse Orangemen 55-53 in 2014 to punch its ticket to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 1984. WILL GARBE / STAFF

As the University of Dayton Flyers and Wichita State Shockers prepare to face off on Friday, many crucial questions remain, but possibly the most important – which school handles a win better?

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UD is known for its celebrations. Back in 2014, then-president Dan Curran was seen crowd-surfing after the Flyers upset victory over the Syracuse Orangemen.

So, would UD have the better victory party or would Wichita State?

Niche, a website that reports on data from communities, ranked UD as the fourth best party school in Ohio. The website gave UD an “A+” rating for its party scene and an “A-” for access to bars.

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The same website ranked Wichita State the 10th top party school in Kansas. The school was given a “B-” for its overall party scene but it was given an “A-” rating for access to bars.

UD was also ranked second in the 2017 Princeton Review for “lots of beer,” while Wichita State was left off the 20-school list entirely.

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