Syracuse beat Cal (without two starters) and North Carolina, both in impressive fashion, to win the 2K Sports Classic. Wesley Johnson was 10-17 from the field, had 25 pts, and grabbed 8 boards. The best player on the floor though was Andy Rautins. Rautins had 11 points, 7 steals, 7 boards and 7 assists. A 25-3 run in the 2nd half was the key to Syracuse’s win, as was their stifling zone defense.
The question now is: How good are they really? The Syracuse-UNC four factors graph and some analysis after the jump. Continue reading