Long live the Orangemen! Thank you, Associated Press.
NCAA Capsules-East Regional
Syracuse, N.Y., 26-7.
Nickname: Orangemen. Coach: Jim Boeheim.
Conference: Big East. Bid: At large.
Region: East. Seed: No. 3.
Tournament Record: 52-33, 33 years. Last appearance: 2010.
Jardine 12.8; Brandon Triche 11.3.
Rebounds: Team (37.8); Rick Jackson 10.6; Kris Joseph 5.0.
Assists/Turnovers: Team (16.3/12.1); Scoop Jardine 5.8/2.8;
Brandon Triche 2.9/1.9; Rick Jackson 2.3/2.0; Kris Joseph 2.1/2.2.
3-pointers: Team (.352); Scoop Jardine 52; Brandon Triche 47;
Kris Joseph 44.
Last Ten: 7-3.
The Skinny: The Orange will be trying to rebound from a
thrilling overtime loss to UConn in the Big East tournament
semifinals. Joseph and Jardine can be streaky shooters from the
outside, while Jackson is one of the best defenders in the nation
on the low block.