'Cuse was out for revenge. The Orange trounced the Tar Heels 81 to 53 last night.
North Carolina embarrassed Syracuse less than two weeks ago with a rout in the final game played under the Carrier Dome's iconic Teflon roof.
Elijah Hughes scored 27 points on 9-for-20 shooting. It was a welcome reminder that he may be the most consistently strong performer in the ACC this season.
The NCAA is announcing no more tournament crowds. So Syracuse will look to play a Louisville team that also battered them last month in front of a mostly empty arena tonight at 9:00 p.m.