Nobody thought it was possible when the draw was released, but after they trailed by 14 at halftime, a 29-8 scoring run over the last 9 1/2 minutes saw the third consecutive Number 1 seed goes down in the Elite Eight. The first 10 seed and only the fourth school to feature a double digit seed (the other three were 11’s) is Syracuse–one year after being placed on probation due to various violations–here they are again.
The Syracuse Orange’s rather stunning 68-62 comeback win over Virginia in the Midwest Regional final is sure to send shockwaves across the college hoops landscape. And inside “The House That Michael Jordan Built”, another chapter is added to Chicago’s basketball lore.
1992 Chicago Bulls, NBA Finals Game Six–you’ve got company.
Full report later tonight after Notre Dame battles North Carolina in Cheesesteak Country, aka Philadelphia in the East Regional final.