Here is Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim a week ago, after the team was (very reasonably) left out of the NCAA Tournament bracket:
“We had three monster wins... Only thing [the committee] talked about was our bad losses. We went out and played teams. I don’t know if everyone did that.”
Here is Syracuse today, playing five-seed Ole Miss at home in the Carrier Dome during the second round of the NIT:
So it goes.