Against Kansas, it was Jayhawk senior Jeff Withey saying that he felt he could “dominate” Mitch McGary, who “wasn’t very tall” in the paint. Against Florida, junior Patric Young talked about how McGary wasn’t much of a post scorer. There has been no shortage of bulletin-board material for Michigan so far this tournament. Teams seem to be itching to push the Wolverines’ buttons.
It doesn’t look like that will change with Syracuse. On Friday, Orange senior guard Brandon Triche elaborated on what he think of Syracuse’s individual match-ups against Michigan.
“We think we’ve got mismatches at every position.”
But that’s not all. Triche went into specifics when talking about his teammate, 6-foot-8 junior C.J. Fair matching up with Nik Stauskas.
“How tall is he? 6-6? So, a small forward? So he’ll probably guard CJ? CJ’s definitely gonna go at him,” Triche said. “That’s what we did with Jordan Hulls, with him being such a good 3-point shooter, we went at him every play, he got