Bracket projection: Syracuse
Can the Orange reverse their regular-season slide and reach the Final Four?
Jim Boeheim and the Syracuse Orange were at the top of the list as national championship contenders for much of the season. Fantastic finishes and late-game heroics paced the Orange before injuries and offensive woes took their toll. What does Syracuse have to do to get back on track and make a deep postseason run to Dallas?
ESPN Insider has your answers, as Joe Lunardi has enlisted a team of Bracketologists to compile advanced metrics, key scouting intel and best- and worst-case tournament scenarios for all 68 teams to help you make smart picks in your bracket. Plus, as Lunardi fills out his bracket, he'll give you his prediction on how each team will fare.
Best wins: Villanova, Duke, Baylor, North Carolina
Worst losses: Boston College, Georgia Tech
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