Bracket projection: Syracuse

Syracuse Orange will go as far as Scoop Jardine can carry them

Updated: March 14, 2011, 11:19 PM ET
By Paul Aspan | Special to Insider

Note: ESPN's Joe Lunardi assigned a team of Bracketologists to put together Insider's Tournament Tips, offering historical analysis of the bracket and in-depth breakdowns on all 68 tournament teams to help you make smart picks.

Lunardi's Logic

The Orange get a nice draw in their first game against Indiana State. If they get past the Xavier-Marquette survivor -- no guarantee there -- I see them all the way to the Elite Eight with a chance (unsuccessfully) to eliminate Ohio State.

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Syracuse's complete Bracketology chart

Take a look inside the data used by the selection committee in seeding the bracket: