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*High school stats
FREE THROW PERCENTAGE last year, which ranked 249th in the country. Syracuse's field goal percentage offense (47.2) and defense (39.4) was much more efficient, each ranking in the top 25.
With a lot of really good players but no great ones, the Orange excels in intangibles such as experience, leadership, toughness and chemistry, and wins the Big East.