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Best NCAA Tournament Teams Ever By Seed

The NCAA Tournament expanded in 1985, making March Madness what it is today
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Best NCAA Tournament Teams Ever By Seed

In the 2021 NCAA Tournament, Oral Roberts came up just short of becoming the first No. 15 seed to advance to the Elite Eight, falling to Arkansas 72-70. The Golden Eagles can still lay claim to being the greatest 15-seed in the history of March Madness.

 

Syracuse Orange vs. Houston Cougars Prediction: NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Preview

Cougars look for 10th straight win against upset-minded Orange
Syracuse Orange vs. Houston Cougars Prediction: NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Preview

The Syracuse Orange and Houston Cougars have navigated similar paths to this Saturday's Sweet 16 matchup: a dominant opening-round win followed by a nail-biting three-point victory. Houston opened its NCAA Tournament with a dominant 87-56 performance against 15-seed Cleveland State before overcoming a halftime deficit against 10-seed Rutgers on Sunday for a 63-60 victory.

Syracuse Orange vs. West Virginia Mountaineers Prediction: NCAA Tournament Second Round Preview

Former Big East rivals meet in Indianapolis for a spot in the Sweet 16
Syracuse Orange vs. West Virginia Mountaineers Prediction: NCAA Tournament Second Round Preview

Former Big East Conference counterparts meet in 2021 representing the ACC and Big 12, as Syracuse and West Virginia face off in the Second Round of Midwest Regional competition of the NCAA Tournament.

 

Defensive styles define both the Orange and Mountaineers. The 2-3 zone Syracuse has run under longtime coach Jim Boeheim is a longtime hallmark of the program and seems to vex opponents without fail in March.

 

Syracuse Orange vs. San Diego State Aztecs Prediction: NCAA Tournament First Round Preview

Can Syracuse pull another upset from the No. 11 seed?
Syracuse Orange vs. San Diego State Aztecs Prediction: NCAA Tournament First Round Preview

After being on the bubble once again, the Syracuse Orange found its way into the NCAA Tournament.

 

The Orange will square off against a tough San Diego State team on Friday night. Syracuse comes into the Tournament with a record of 16-9, 9-7 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Orange are coming off a good display in the ACC Tournament after losing 72-69 to Virginia on a last-second shot.

 

This Day in Sports History: June 26

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: June 26

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, June 26 is a day in which the three players who comprised one NBA team's championship run were drafted and an active NFL player was arrested for murder.

 

Baylor Bears vs. Syracuse Orange Prediction: NCAA Tournament First Round Preview

A pair of teams looking to put disappointing regular-season finishes behind them face off in Salt Lake City
Baylor Bears vs. Syracuse Orange Prediction: NCAA Tournament First Round Preview

Neither Baylor nor Syracuse are strangers to NCAA Tournament success during this decade. For that reason, their matchup on Thursday in Salt Lake City promises to be one of the must-see first-round games.

 

The Orange made Final Four runs in 2013 and '16. They also reached the Elite Eight in 2012 and the Sweet 16 in '10 and '18. The Bears made a Sweet 16 run a year ago and in 2014. Before that, Baylor reached the Elite Eight in 2010 and '12.

 

Syracuse Basketball: Orange Team Preview and Season Prediction 2018-19

Orange loaded with veterans
Syracuse Orange 2018-19 Basketball Team Preview and Prediction

There will be a rare air of familiarity surrounding the Syracuse Orange this season. For the first time since 2000, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim will return all five of his starters from the previous season.


“I think it’s been 15 or 20 years since we’ve had everybody back,” Boeheim says. “To have juniors and seniors is unheard of at our level.”

Syracuse Orange vs. Clemson Tigers Preview and Prediction

Carlos Watkins and the Tigers look to tame the Orange at home and get one step closer to the ACC Championship Game
Syracuse Orange vs. Clemson Tigers Preview and Prediction

When the first College Football Playoff Rankings came out in 2015, Clemson found itself at the top, a spot the Tigers held throughout the remainder of the season.

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