Syracuse added yet another piece to its deep and talented frontcourt on Thursday, when freshman Tyler Roberson was cleared by the NCAA.
Syracuse lost four of its top players a year ago and still went to the Final Four this past season. That would have been difficult to duplicate next year, but Jim Boeheim will only lose three after C.J. Fair decided to come back to school.
Syracuse is playing its best basketball in the last eight games. How do you beat the Orange?
Just a month after it looked like their season had unraveled, Syracuse is as hot as any team in the 2013 Final Four.
Indiana coach Tom Crean will have to devise ways to beat the Syracuse zone defense. He should have enough firepower to do it. The Hoosiers are one team the Orange did not want to play.
After three wins in New York, Syracuse is playing at a level that could see them go on a deep run.
Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim was frustrated after Saturday's loss to Georgetown.
Syracuse freshman big man DaJuan Coleman will undergo surgery on his left knee Tuesday and is expected to miss up to four weeks.
Syracuse was shocked by Temple, while Marquette and Georgetown picked up wins.

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