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Hunt For Houston: Syracuse's Road To The Final Four


As the regular season winds down and the NCAA Tournament looms, it's time to start thinking about the road Syracuse is going to take if they want a chance to actually get to the Final Four in Houston. There's plenty of bracketology seeds and regional placements out there. We spend most of our time focusing on the seed, but where we play those games is also going to have an impact.

Just looking at the places the Orange could end up in the first and second weekend, there's spots that look really appealing and there's spots that don't.

1st Weekend Locations: Washington, D.C., Tuscon, AZ, Denver, CO, Tampa, FL, Cleveland, OH, Charlotte, NC, Chicago, IL & Tulsa, OK.

2nd Weekend Locations: Anaheim, CA, New Orleans, LA, San Antonio, TX & Newark, NJ.

So what does the road to Houston look like for Syracuse? I want to know. And in order to grease the wheels, Supercuts has provided a prize pack for you.

All you need to do is say which two locations you'd like to see on Syracuse's road to Houston in the comments below. By doing so, you're automatically entered to win the following:

  • $20 Supercuts Gift Card
  • $20 Sports Authority Gift Card
  • Desk/Office Basketball Game Set – Hoop/Ball
  • Foam Finger

Also, Supercuts is hooking up a lucky winner with a trip for 2 to Houston from April 1 - 5, 2011. The package includes airfare, 4 nights’ hotel accommodations and $500 of spending money to help enjoy the on-court action. You can go to to find out more and learn how to enter to win.


You've got through Sunday to enter your comment below. I'll be choosing a winner at random on Monday.

So, do you want to see the Orange start in Washington, DC since that would be a "home" game? Or would it be our other "home" Tampa? Or does Charlotte makes sense so Orange Chuck can go to the game?

What about the second round? Newark obviously jumps out at us, but what about New Orleans? Syracuse has good history playing there, should we take advantage of that? Leave your comment below...