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  1. Video: Why Syracuse plays zone defense

    ESPN.com staff

    Jay Bilas explains why the Syracuse zone has been so effective during Jim Boeheim's tenure with the Orange....

    Blog | February 05, 2014
  2. 2013 Final Four - What's the secret to Syracuse Orange's 2-3 zone...

    Dana O'Neil

    Syracuse's zone defense has the been the MVP of its run to the Final Four. Why is it so successful? It starts with the players' length and speed, which have combined to devastate opponents in the NCAA tournament.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2013
  3. Syracuse zone key in finale vs. UConn

    ESPN Stats & Information

    (Connecticut hosts No. 6 Syracuse on Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.) With Syracuse joining the ACC next season, this will be the last Big East meeting between Syracuse and Connecticut. Syracuse has won six of the past seven meetings and has won s...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  4. Playmakers: Cincy attacks the Cuse zone

    Myron Medcalf

    In this new weekly installment, I'll attempt to dissect some of college basketball's top plays from the past week. Cincy attacks the Syracuse zone The December brawl between Cincy and Xavier was a turning point for both teams. The Musketeers ...

    Blog | January 27, 2012
  5. Previewing Sunday in Buffalo

    Dana O'Neil

    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A quick glance at the two second-round games on tap here Sunday: Syracuse vs. Gonzaga Key to the game: How Gonzaga handles the Syracuse zone will be critical. The Zags are an excellent shooting team, connecting at nearly 50 pe...

    Blog | March 21, 2010
  6. NCAA tournament: Truth hurts for Lumberjacks

    Pat Forde

    MIAMI -- Sometimes the stat sheet lies. Sometimes it tells you everything you need to know. At halftime of the Syracuse-Stephen F. Austin game, the stat sheet is the truth. SFA shot even worse than anticipated against the Syracuse zone, going 0-for...

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2009
  7. No. 2 Syracuse rides strong defense to win at Miami

    No. 2 Syracuse pulls away from Hurricanes 64-52

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 25, 2014
  8. Syracuse-Virginia Tech Preview

    Syracuse-Virginia Tech Preview

    Preview | January 06, 2014
  9. Jerami Grant lifts No. 2 Syracuse to win in first start of season...

    Jerami Grant scored 15 points in his first start of the season, Rakeem Christmas matched his career high with 15 points, and No. 2 Syracuse beat Eastern Michigan 70-48 on Tuesday in the final nonconference game for both teams.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 31, 2013
  10. Trevor Cooney, Tyle Ennis help Syracuse crush Indiana

    Trevor Cooney scored 21 points, Tyler Ennis added 17 points and eight assists, and No. 4 Syracuse beat Indiana 69-52 in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 03, 2013
  11. Why the Syracuse Orange will thrive in ACC - College Basketball

    John Gasaway

    John Gasaway writes that Syracuse will fare well in its first season in the ACC, arguing that the Orange's 2-3 zone defense should provide key matchup advantages over their new conference opponents.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2013
  12. Wolverines overcome Orange to reach championship game

    Attacking Syracuse's suffocating zone defense in the first half with 3-pointers, crisp passing and a fearless attitude, Michigan advanced to the national championship game with a 61-56 victory over the Orange in the Final Four on Saturday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 06, 2013
  13. Video: Joe Lunardi on Michigan

    ESPN.com staff

    Joe Lunardi discusses Michigan's path to the Final Four, and its chances of solving Syracuse's zone defense....

    Blog | April 06, 2013
  14. Numbers to Know: Syracuse's zone

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Syracuse has advanced to the Final Four in large part to its outstanding zone defense. Just how good have the Orange been on defense this postseason? The numbers below provide a good illustration. Lowest Opponents' FG Pct NCAA Tournament...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  15. Video: Michigan-Syracuse preview

    ESPN.com staff

    Rece Davis, Seth Greenberg, Jay Bilas and Dick Vitale discuss whether Michigan can handle Syracuse's zone defense....

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  16. Katz: Syracuse rides zone to Final Four

    Andy Katz

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The expectation to reach the Final Four is always there for Syracuse. The bar is never set below a Big East or national title, regardless of the personnel. Yet, getting to these celebrated benchmarks is extremely dif...

    Blog | March 31, 2013