SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Syracuse is in the Final Four for the fourth time under coach Jim Boeheim.
Syracuse (30-9) has won seven of eight, beating Montana, California, top-seeded Indiana, and third-seeded Marquette in the East Regional of the NCAA tournament. The Orange will meet Michigan (30-7) - the South Regional's No. 4 seed - in the national semifinals at Atlanta on Saturday. Michigan beat Florida 79-59 Sunday to reach the Final Four.
Syracuse's octopus-like defense has covered every inch of the court, eliminating passing lanes, consistently depriving opponents of easy baskets down low, and defending the perimeter with abandon. Its four tournament opponents shot just under 29 percent from the field (61 of 211) and a minuscule 15.4 percent (14 of 91) from behind the arc.
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