Jim Boeheim has always had terrific size and length for his 2-3 zone, but this specific team should take those attributes to a different level.
It’s tough not to feel for Providence coach Ed Cooley this week. The Friars built palpable momentum on the recruiting trail in the past year by landing Top 30 talents in Ricky Ledo and Kris Dunn and now neither will play to start next season.
Jon Rothstein breaks down Thursday’s Sweet 16 games and makes predictions for the four matchups.
Scoop Jardine’s 16 points helped lead the #1 seed Syracuse defeat the Kansas State Wildcats, 75-59. The Orange advance onto Sweet Sixteen.
Syracuse sophomore center Fab Melo has been ruled ineligible for the NCAA tournament, and multiple sources say that he will declare for the NBA Draft after the season.