Sweet 16 Preview: March Madness for Thursday’s Round? Not So Much

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1 Syracuse Orange vs 5 Butler Bulldogs The most interesting stat that should be observed in this game is the offensive and defensive rebounding percentage. Syracuse and Butler are fairly even in this aspect of the game. On offense ‘Cuse averages 37.4 percent of rebounds versus Butler’s 72.8 percent on defense. On the other side of the court Butler rebounds 30.6 percent against Syracuse’s 65.2. This game should be interesting on the boards. Neither team has a clear advantage on one end of the court. ‘Cuse is great at rebounding their own shots while Butler is pretty good versus opponent’s shots. The orange should come out on top offensively with their offensive rebounding percentage being way above average whic...

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