Wisconsin Badgers vs Syracuse Orange - Big East against Big Ten. Every team goes man-to-man all the time and some plays zone from start to finish. Defense will likely be the as the top-seed team Syracuse and fourth-seeded Wisconsin clash in the East Regional Semifinals this Thursday.
A stoping a man-to-man defense has become well known for the Badgers in the conference defense. Syracuse is fifth-best allowing 60.5 points and Wisconsin manage 52.9 points, the lowest of the teams who still in the tournament and lowest in Division I across the season.
Wisconsin like to control the ball and play the game with a final score. Syracuse plan is to pick up the pace into its defense. Orange ranks third in the nation averaging 74.5 points per game with 9.4 steals per game. Wisconsin has an offense balance to Syracuse, averaging 64 points per game and has struggled some zone defenses this season.
Wisconsin Badgers vs Syracuse Orange Live Stream Channels: CBS, NCAA March Madness Live, ESPN Conversations. March 22, 2012 Thursday 7:15pm ET, TD Garden, Boston Massachussetts.