That may be the best college basketball game many of us will see. There was an epic 6-overtime game monumental because of its length and stage, but from a sheer basketball standpoint this contest was as good as it gets. What makes March is the magic, the moments, the memories. This game had all of those dynamics and was played as well as either coach could reasonably ask. Simply put, it was one hell of a basketball game. At the very least it deserves a Fizz 5.
1. Brandon Triche sets the tone.
Brandon came out firing and made his mark early. He came out and answered Wisconsin’s attempt to slow it down. Defensively he was active and forced the issue. On offense he was fully engaged. Triche finished the first half with 9 points and SU’s big 11-0 run happened with him and Dion on the floor. That lineup surprisingly never returned in the second half. Jim Boeheim admitted after the game he wanted to play Triche more but just didn’t know when to sit Scoop. Look for more Trich...