Originally written on Orange Fizz  |  Last updated 3/24/13

SALT LAKE CITY - MARCH 25: Head coach Jim Boeheim of the Syracuse Orange reacts during the west regional semifinal of the 2010 NCAA men's basketball tournament against the Butler Bulldogs at the Energy Solutions Arena on March 25, 2010 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Bulldogs defeated the Orange 63-59. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
After Syracuse’s 66-60 win over 12-seed California Jim Boeheim and the Orange are back in the Sweet 16. The biggest concern is that the Orange could’ve run away with an easy victory and ended up only beating the Golden Bears by six. Once again, SU was unable to control the big man down low as Richard Solomon had 20 points and 14 rebounds. But Pac-12 Player of the Year Allen Crabbe had only eight points. Follow The Fizz on Twitter for live updates from the Sweet 16 in D.C.  That’s 17 Sweet 16 appearances for Boeheim, and while many of us thought it might be short stay in the Big Dance following the regular season, SU hoops is alive for another weekend. The Orange did a good job of jumping out to an early lead and making sure a pro-Cal crowd couldn’t ever get into it. Here’s our Fizz 5 takeaways from the victory. C.J. Fair stays hot The junior forward was red hot in the first half, but cooled in the second. Fair finished with a team-high 18 points, 6 rebounds and two steals. He’s ...
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