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Trent Lockett #22 of the Marquette Golden Eagles fights to control the ball against Michael Carter-Williams #1, C.J. Fair #5 and Rakeem Christmas #25 of the Syracuse Orange. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Will Michigan Be Able To Beat Syracuse’s Vaunted 2-3 Zone Defense?

Some get paid millions to try and solve the riddle facing the Michigan coaching staff at the Final Four this weekend. How do you score against the Syracuse 2-3 zone defense? Lately, there seems to be no answer.

04/05/2013

Michael Carter-Williams of the Syracuse Orange cuts down the net. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Carter-Williams Rising Above Adversity, Doing It All For Syracuse

Focused Michael Carter-Williams is rising above off-court adversity and playing a leading role for the Syracuse Orange.

03/31/2013

Nik Stauskas of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Michigan Routs Florida, Next Up — Syracuse In The Final Four

Nik Stauskas was on-fire as the freshman hit six 3-pointers as Michigan routed Florida. The Wolverines are on to the Final Four and will face Syracuse.

03/31/2013

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Syracuse Flattens Marquette, Orange March Into Final Four

Syracuse held Marquette to just 39 points as the Orange advanced into the Final Four.

03/30/2013

Baye Keita of the Syracuse Orange reacts after defeating the Indiana Hoosiers during the East Regional Round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Verizon Center on March 28, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Big East Foes Syracuse And Marquette Ready To Battle For Final Four Place

Big East enemies Syracuse and Marquette ready for an Elite Eight fight. Only one will be left standing and into the Final Four.

03/30/2013

Syracuse’s Michael Carter-Williams, left, goes to the hoop against Indiana’s Christian Watford during the East Regional semifinal of the 2013 NCAA tournament on March 28, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Syracuse Brings The ‘D'; Rolls Into East Regional Final

Syracuse limited Indiana to its lowest point total of the season, forced 19 turnovers, compiled 10 blocks and held the normally efficient Hoosiers to 33 percent shooting.

03/29/2013

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Fired SU Assistant Basketball Coach Bernie Fine To Sue ESPN For Defamation

Fired Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine has filed the initial paperwork in a defamation lawsuit against ESPN for reporting sex-abuse claims against him.

03/28/2013

Victor Olapido (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Number One Seed Indiana Holds Off Pesky Temple, Syracuse Next

The Hoosiers are on to the “Sweet 16″ 16 after holding off pesky Temple. They’ll face Syracuse on Thursday.

03/24/2013

Syracuse’s Michael Carter-Williams, left, handles the ball against Keron DeShields of Montana in the second half during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at HP Pavilion on March 21, 2013 in San Jose, Calif. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Syracuse Sends Early Message At NCAA Tournament, Destroys Montana

After being sent cross-country to open the NCAA tournament, Syracuse is in no hurry to go back home.

03/22/2013

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Syracuse Earns Number 4 Seed, Faces Big Sky Champions Montana

The number four seed Orange will fac Montana in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

03/17/2013

Syracuse’s Brandon Triche drives to the basket against Georgetown during the semifinals of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 15, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Syracuse Turns Up Defensive Intensity, Avenges Losses To Georgetown

They went nose-to-nose one last time, Syracuse and Georgetown in a throwback struggle at the Big East tournament. Of course, 40 minutes wasn’t enough to decide it. And that was only fitting.

03/15/2013

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Syracuse, Georgetown Set For Heavyweight Clash In Big East Tournament Semifinal

Syracuse and Georgetown, one more heavyweight clash in Madison Square Garden. Two original Big East titans toe-to-toe on the New York stage. Jim Boeheim. John Thompson III. One … last … time.

03/15/2013

Trevor Cooney #10 and assistant coach Gerry McNamara of the Syracuse Orange react after C.J. Fair #5 makes a 3-point basket at the buzzer of the end of the first half. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Syracuse Edges Pitt, Sets Up Epic Big East Tournament Semifinal Against Hoyas

James Southerland and Michael Carter-Williams kept Syracuse’s run at one more title going, as the 19th-ranked Orange beat No. 17 Pittsburgh, 62-59, on Thursday at Madison Square Garden.

03/14/2013

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Syracuse Orange Rocked By Georgetown 61-39

The Hoyas’ stifling defense held the Orange to 39 points in Syracuse’s Saturday defeat.

03/09/2013

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Villanova Upsets Syracuse 75-71 In Overtime

The Wildcats defeated Louisville on Tuesday and became the first unranked team to beat two Top 5 teams in the same season since 2011-12.

01/26/2013

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