Syracuse is now an incredible 25-1, after dismantling bitter rival UConn 85-67. Scoop Jardine poured in 21 points and dished 6 assists, proving once again how deep this team is in leading scorers. The unranked Huskies proved little resistance for the SU machine, but things won’t always be this breezy. While the Big East isn’t its usual brutalizing gauntlet, March is always full of booby traps.
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Basketball is a game of matchups, and teams that can slow down Syracuse in transition and crash the boards have the best shot of taking down the Orange.
Here are The Fizz’s 5 worst matchups for the Orange come tournament time:
It may seem strange to look at a team just cracking the top 25 as the most dangerous foe for SU. But Slick Rick has owned The Per’fesser of late, and can dissect the 2-3 zone better than any coach right now. Louisville was plagued by injuries after its 12-0 start, but has started to click on all c...