Syracuse Men's Basketball 2021 NCAA Tournament Capsule


Syracuse Orange

ACC (16-9, 9-7)


Big Wins: 1/23 Virginia Tech (78-60), 3/1 North Carolina (72-70), 3/3 Clemson (64-54)
Bad Losses: 1/6 Pitt (60-63), 1/16 at Pitt (76-96), 2/22 at Duke (71-85)
Coach:  Jim Boeheim
Probable Starters:
Buddy Boeheim, Junior, Guard, 17.1 ppg, 2.8 apg
Joseph Girard III, Sophomore, Guard, 9.5 ppg, 3.3 apg, 1.5 spg
Alan Griffin, Junior, Forward, 14.7 ppg, 6.5 rpg, 1.8 bpg
Quincy Guerrier, Sophomore, Forward, 14.4 ppg, 8.8 rpg, 1.0 bpg
Marek Dolezaj, Senior, Forward, 9.9 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 3.2 apg
Key Role Players:
Kadary Richmond, Freshman, Guard, 6.4 ppg, 3.3 apg, 1.8 spg
Robert Braswell, Sophomore, Forward, 3.5 ppg, 1.8 rpg
By the Numbers:
Scoring Offense: 75.6 (73rd in nation, 3rd in conference)
Scoring Defense: 70.8 (192, 10)
Field-Goal Percentage: 43.6 (201, 10)
Field-Goal Defense: 41.6 (79, 4)
Three-Point Field Goals Per Game: 7.9 (116, 9)
Three-Point Field-Goal Percentage: 33.1 (209, 12)
Free-Throw Percentage: 78.5 (11, 2)
Rebound Margin: -2.1 (256, 12)
Assists Per Game: 15.1 (62, 5)
Turnovers Per Game: 11.3 (48, 4)
Recent Postseason Appearances:
2019NCAARound of 64 loss to Baylor
2018NCAAOpening Round win over Arizona State
2018NCAARound of 64 win over TCU
2018NCAARound of 32 win over Michigan State
2018NCAARegional Semifinal loss to Duke
2017NITFirst Round win over North Carolina-Greensboro
2017NITSecond Round loss to Mississippi
2016NCAARound of 64 win over Dayton
2016NCAARound of 32 win over Middle Tennessee State
2016NCAARegional Semifinal win over Gonzaga
2016NCAARegional Final win over Virginia
2016NCAANational Semifinal loss to North Carolina
2014NCAARound of 64 win over Western Michigan
2014NCAARound of 32 loss to Dayton
2013NCAARound of 64 win over Montana
2013NCAARound of 32 win over California
2013NCAARegional Semifinal win over Indiana
2013NCAARegional Final win over Marquette
2013NCAANational Semifinal loss to Michigan
2012NCAARound of 64 win over UNC Asheville
2012NCAARound of 32 win over Kansas State
2012NCAARegional Semifinal win over Wisconsin
2012NCAARegional Final loss to Ohio State
2011NCAARound of 64 win over Indiana State
2011NCAARound of 32 loss to Marquette
2010NCAARound of 64 win over Vermont
2010NCAARound of 32 win over Gonzaga
2010NCAARegional Semifinal loss to Butler
2009NCAARound of 64 win over Stephen F Austin
2009NCAARound of 32 win over Arizona State
2009NCAARegional Semifinal loss to Oklahoma
2008NITFirst Round win over Robert Morris
2008NITSecond Round win over Maryland
2008NITQuarterfinal loss to Massachusetts
2007NITFirst Round win over South Alabama
2007NITSecond Round win over San Diego State
2007NITQuarterfinal loss to Clemson
*all team stats through 3/7