Field Goal %
- SYR 36.8
- 41.5 UVA
Three Point %
- SYR 33.3
- 38.1 UVA
- SYR 9
- 13 UVA
- SYR 36
- 34 UVA
- Chicago, Illinois 60701
- Line: UVA -8.0
- Over/Under: 123
Dickie V: 'All-time super job by Jim Boeheim'
Bennett reflects on UVa's loss
Boeheim: We wouldn't be denied
Richardson: Teamwork carried Cuse to the Final Four
Gbinije: Syracuse battled through ups and downs
0:00 - 2nd Half
End of Game
Syracuse is the first 10 seed and fourth double-digit seed to reach the Final Four. Each of the previous three lost in the National Semifinals.
Syracuse's 13 losses are tied with Wisconsin and North Carolina (both in 2000) for the most by a team to reach the Final Four.
Tyler Lydon has 18 blocks in the NCAA Tournament. The only freshmen with more are Anthony Davis, Kevin Love, and Alonzo Mourning.
Syracuse outscored Virginia 15-2 on points off turnovers, including 9-0 in the second half. The Orange had averaged 9.0 points per game off turnovers in their first three tournament games. Entering the game, Virginia allowed 9.8 points per game off turnovers, second fewest among major conference teams (Temple - 9.5).- Syracuse contested 89 percent of Virginia's shots in the second half, including 18 of its last 19 (72 percent in the first half). Virginia missed its three uncontested shots in the second half. - Virginia shot 48.8 percent on shots in the first 20 seconds of the shot clock and 16.7 percent when forced to shoot late in the shot clock.
London Perrantes scored a team-high 18 points for Virginia but was limited to three points on 1-of-4 shooting in the second half. Syracuse contested all four of Perrantes' second-half shots.
Virginia held a 15-point 54-39 with 9:30 remaining. Syracuse then went on a 25-4 run over the next six and a half minutes to take a lead it wouldn't relinquish. Here are the most noteworthy stats from that run.- Malachi Richardson scored 21 of his game-high 23 points in the second half, including 14 during the decisive 25-4 run.- Syracuse made 5-of-6 layups in the final 9:30 after making 5-of-17 prior.- Virginia was 1-of-8 (12.5 percent) from the field against Syracuse's zone in the final 9:30. The Cavaliers were 17-of-40 against the zone prior (42.5 percent) and entered the game with the nation's best field goal percentage against zone defenses (53.6 percent).
Malachi Richardson scored 21 of his 23 points in the second half.
Mike Krzyzewski says he has good reason to be excited for next season thanks to a combination of Duke's incoming freshmen and a core of experienced upperclassmen.
Georgia guard Juwan Parker has been awarded a medical redshirt, leaving him with two years of eligibility, after missing the 2015-16 season with a partially torn Achilles tendon.
Forward Trevon Bluiett has withdrawn from consideration from the NBA draft and will return to Xavier for his junior season.