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Orange to face Arizona State in the NCAA Tournament

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - The Syracuse University men’s basketball team has received an at large bid to make the NCAA Tournament field.

The Orange will play Arizona State on Wednesday at 9:10 p.m.

SU earned a No. 11 seed in college basketball's premier event.

The Orange and the Sun Devils join St. Bonaventure and UCLA among the last four teams selected to the tournament.

The Orange entered Selection Sunday on the bubble with a 20-13 record after losing to No. 6 seed North Carolina 78-59 on Wednesday in the ACC Tournament.

SU was seeded No. 11 in the conference tournament.

The winner of the Syracuse-Arizona State game will face TCU in Detroit on Friday.

The Orange is making its first appearance in the NCAA Tournament since 2016, when its improbable Final Four run ended in an 83-66 loss to North Carolina.


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