Montana Grizzlies

March 22, 2013 - 9:55pm
Fourth-seeded Syracuse rolled through thirteen-seeded Montana en route to an 81-34 thrashing in the second round of the NCAA tournament.


They are who we thought they were.

Montana is severely undersized, especially in comparison with Syracuse. The Orange were able to dominate the Grizzlies in every facet of the game. Be it shooting (52-percent vs. 20-percent), free throws (22 vs. 8), assists (21 vs. 5), turnovers (8 vs. 17), fouls (8 vs. 22) or overall points (81 vs. 34), Syracuse completely controlled this game, from tip to buzzer.



March 20, 2013 - 10:37pm
One day before the No. 4 seeded Orange face No. 13 seed Montana, an anonymous source told CBSSports the men's basketball team has been under NCAA investigation for years.

An anonymous source told on Wednesday that the Syracuse University men’s basketball team has been under NCAA investigation for years.

While the investigation doesn’t have to do with last year’s allegations made against former associate head coach Bernie Fine, it’s still both major and wide-ranging, the source told

 “Throw a dart at the [NCAA] Manual [and you would hit a violation by Syracuse],” the source told

March 18, 2013 - 9:57am
A breakdown of No. 4 Syracuse's first game in the NCAA tournament against the No.13 Montana Grizzlies.

March Madness is upon us and the Syracuse University men’s hoops team (26-9) received the No. 4 seed in this year’s NCAA Tournament East region. The Orange play the No. 13 seeded University of Montana Grizzlies (25-6) Thursday in San Jose, Calif.

As far as Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim is concerned, he said he thought his team jumped four lines with its performance at the Big East Tournament.

“I think the Big East Tournament had a big effect in our seeding,” Boeheim said. “Pittsburgh is a No. 8 seed and we beat Pittsburgh.”