Syracuse, N.Y. SU dropped an important game at home last night to NC State; 74 to 70.
Head Coach Jim Boeheim says that turnovers in the first half put the team in a compromising situation but that the final nail in the coffin was not protecting the three-point line coming down the stretch:
The loss hurts the bracketology math for a team that finds itself on the outside looking in on an NCAA Tournament bid for the second year in a row. 570 WSYR Sports Director Rob Wegman says the Orange could be benefited by a win against North Carolina or Duke in the regular season or a deep run in the ACC Tournament.
The Orange are back in action Saturday in Miami as the take on the Hurricanes.