Swoon? What swoon? Syracuse point guard Scoop Jardine and the rest of the No. 11 Orange have forgotten all about an uncharacteristic skid that began in mid-January and sent them from No. 3 to No. 17 in a span of two weeks.
There are games a team needs to win. There are games teams have to win. Syracuse won a game it had to win over UConn on Wednesday night.
Jim Boeheim just stared at the Carrier Dome court that bears his name. Another game was slipping away from his Orange and he was out of answers.