Syracuse, N.Y. – The Syracuse University men's basketball team attended your business on Saturday evening at the Carrier Dome.
U.S. 67-56 meets over Boston College, the Orange moves to 8-3 in ACC games and 17-7 in general for the 2018-19 season.
Now most come.
All remaining matches on Orange schedule (except one road trip to Wake Forest on March 2) qualify as the Quadrant 1 game in the eyes of the NCAA Tournament Select Committee.
If yes The NCAA Tournament began today, Four of the Top 16 teams in the Syracuse in the remaining country would be scheduled (Duke, Virginia, Louisville, North Carolina).
Is the Orange ready for that gauntlet?
It depends on where you look.
Tyus Battle is playing at a level that puts it on top of the ACC. Oshae Brissett signed three consecutive solid games and looks like the danger inside it can be. Elijah Hughes was more settled than usual against BC (7 points) but is a proven scorer. Buddy Boeheim is relinquishing confidence at the game and gives the tribunal a punch 3 points for the Orange. Marek Dolezaj can store the score of the box in categories that comprise and not.
On the flip side, the guard is the senior point of Frank Howard than enigma. The senior center, Paschal Chukwu, is not present on the paint and Bourama Sidibe's minutes were present.
Does Orange have the right combination to step forward against the best of the ACC? It will take three more wins in the conference to ensure that the NCAA Tournament bid is made.
"We're trying to try more, honestly," Brissett told Chris Carlson of syracuse.com. "We're not happy when we are. We want to play better, we want to be better, we want everyone to show that we are better than we are now. We're going to win and we're doing it. in Syracuse, defending defense. "