Win Over Syracuse Named One Of New England's Greatest Games - UMass Athletics

Win Over Syracuse Named One Of New England's Greatest Games

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Headed into their first-round playoff matchup against Syracuse in 2005, the University of Massachusetts men knew just who they were facing.

They knew the Orangemen were the defending national champions, with nine NCAA championships to their credit. They knew Syracuse hadn't lost a preliminary-round game since 1981 and had made 23 consecutive trips to the Final Four.

But UMass also knew it could win, and its white-knuckle 16-15 victory catapulted the program to the next level.

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