Lackluster first half performance. Offensive struggles. Much better second half performance. Another ugly win. Syracuse managed to pull out a 53-50 win over Michigan to advance to the finals of the Legends Classic. But it’s just a matter of time before this Syracuse team disappoints and drops a few games.
Nothing in sports is as exciting and mysterious as a highly touted group of freshmen basketball players. Football players take too long to adjust and pro basketball rookies are all known quantities who can’t dominate in a league with that many superstars. Freshman cagers, though, they can bring it. Is there going to be a John Wall this year? A Kevin Durant? A Carmelo? Who’s bringing in the most five-stars?