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Syracuse squeezes most out of talent

Updated: December 9, 2010, 5:06 PM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

I saw Hall of Fame coach Jim Boeheim before Syracuse's Jimmy V Classic game against Michigan State. He was concerned with the way his team was shooting.

The Orange came into the contest unbeaten but they had a number of close calls. They beat William and Mary, Michigan, Georgia Tech and NC State all by six points or less. So I felt the game against Tom Izzo and company would be a statement game.

Well my friends, Syracuse made a big statement. Its zone stifled Michigan State! ...

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