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The Final Word: Beat writers discuss Syracuse’s second-round NIT loss to Ole Miss

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Tyus Battle scored 17 points in 37 minutes in the final game of his freshman season.

No. 1 seed Syracuse’s (19-15, 10-8 Atlantic Coast) season ended as fifth-seeded Mississippi (22-13, 10-8 Southeastern) defeated the Orange, 85-80, in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament. Our beat writers, Connor Grossman and Paul Schwedelson discuss the loss, Boeheim’s infamous preseason proclamation and recap the season.


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