— W Basketball State (@wbbstate) March 23, 2013
Creighton registered the first upset of the tournament and while none of the statistical projections had that one, kudos to Queenie for pointing out that Syracuse got a bad draw on Selection Monday.
Zone-playing Syracuse draws a three-bombing team like Creighton.
And sure enough, Creighton came in and shot 36 threes (making 11), Syracuse shot just 31% from the field and there you have an upset.
For Syracuse, the loss forces them to wait another year to win their first NCAA tournament game.
For more on Creighton, check out their dance card. For more reaction from Syracuse fans, visit SB Nation’s Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician. For more on the Oklahoma City bracket, visit our storystream.