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For some players, it will be their last dance in the collegiate game - their last taste of the frenzied college atmosphere.
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C.J. Fair and the Syracuse Orange basketball team will try to redeem themselves after losing four of their last five.
This whole season has been about regrouping for the 69-year-old Hall of Fame coach.
Percentages: FG .452, FT .688. 3-Point Goals: 8-23, .348 . Team Rebounds: 1. Blocked Shots: 7 .
Syracuse University is the only school with two players on this year's John R. Wooden Award finalist ballot for Player of the Year.
The Syracuse Orange were defeated in its rematch opportunity to NC State Wolfpack.
Syracuse will travel to the Peach State to face St. John's in the Cobb County Lacrosse Classic.
First Meeting: Billy Owens scored 25 points as Syracuse beat Florida State by 90-69 on February 4, 1990 .
The Orange take care of business in their first ACC Tournament game and prepare now for a rematch against the Wolfpack tomorrow.
The NCAA has deemed this time as a quiet period until mid-April . Coaches cannot travel to watch a prospect, but it is permissible to speak by phone and on the school's campus.
A month ago, Syracuse was unbeaten, ranked No. 1 and riding high. Now, the Orange are struggling toward the postseason having lost four of five.
So we all know about the recent downturn of the basketball team, and most of the stated reasons for it haven't changed from loss to loss or analyst to analyst: injuries and a lack of depth.
Syracuse's 2-3 zone tends to get lauded for its ability to protect the rim and force opponents to take contested threes.
While NBA types are certainly monitoring the situation, it doesn't appear there is enough concern yet to affect Grant's NBA Draft stock too much right now.
Syracuse was already a couple games into the ACC schedule on Saturday when the North Carolina Tar Heels visited the Carrier Dome.