Posted October 28, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim lost two starting guards and a sharpshooting perimeter player who helped carry the Orange to the Final Four last spring. No problem, just reload. As he gets ready for his 38th season at his alma mater - Syracuse's first as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference - Boeheim has a wealth of talent on his roster and expects another solid season from his team, which finished 30-10 last year after a five-point loss to Michigan in the national semifinals. ''Any team that's in the top 20 can go to the Final Four,'' Boeheim said. ''Any team in the top 30, probably. ''We're one of those teams.'' Though they will enter the season without point guard Michael Carter-Williams, a first-round pick in the NBA after just two seasons with the Orange, his backcourt mate from last year, Brandon Triche, and James Southerland. That trio combined to average nearly 39 points per game on a team that averaged 70.4. Boeheim ...
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