Sweet 16 Bracket: Syracuse-Butler, Will Onuaku’s Return Favor Orange?

Posted by Allen J. Kha on March-23-2010 Add Comments
After Kansas lost to Northern Iowa in the first day of second-round play, attention rightly shifted Syracuse's way. And the Orange capitalized on the attention, stomping a good Gonzaga team 87-65 to advance to the Sweet 16. The Orange dominated the first two round without Arinze Onuaku, getting a career-high 31 points and 14 rebounds from forward Wes Johnson along with 24 points from senior guard Andy Rautins yesterday. Onuaku may come back for the Sweet 16 matchup against Butler, and should drastically improve this Syracuse team in their quest for the national championship should he be in the lineup. Butler, Syracuse's opponent in the next round, had a more testy matchup against upstart and very capable Murray State, but clamped down in...

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