March Madness: ACC teams in the NCAA Tournament

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Syracuse Orange
10-seed, Midwest Region

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Syracuse, who many thought was on the outside looking in, managed to snag a final spot in the NCAA Tournament as a 10-seed. They’re first game is a tough matchup with a good Dayton team.

The Orange struggled to begin the conference season without their head coach Jim Boeheim who was suspended for the first nine games. But how does that explain losing five of their final six games of the season with Boeheim on the bench?

Which Syracuse team will show up in St Louis on Friday when they face a 25-win Dayton team?

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First round opponent: Dayton

Best potential matchup: Michigan State, second round

Potential upset: Dayton, first round

Best case scenario: Round of 32

Prediction: Syracuse loses to Michigan State in the second round