Posted April 7, 2013 by DJ Enuff in Sports

Final Four Hoops: Michigan Staples Down Syracuse!

Tim Hardaway Jr. Michigan celebrate

Tim Hardaway Jr. leads the celebration for the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday night after beating the Syracuse Orange.

Final Four: Photos

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“I was just trying to make a play for the team,” said Triche. “I probably should have made a better decision. Probably should have pulled up, you know, and pulled up for a jump shot instead of actually taking it all the way down there because I did see him.” – nypost

James Southerland

James Southerland came straight out of NYC Bayside and played high school ball at Cardozo.


n the second game of the Final Four Hoops showdowns on Saturday night, the No. 4 ranked Michigan Wolverines stapled down No. 4 ranked Syracuse Orangemen 61-56! ‘Cuse drew ire after being down 11 at halftime and eight late, and cut the game to a one point deficit 57-56 on a (NYC native) James Southerland three with 28.1 seconds left! Michigan missed five straight free-throws, and Syracuse muscled up throwing senior Brandon Triche hard into the lane! Unfortunately, Triche was called for the charge (quote above), and that ended up being the game! The Wolverines will now square off against the No. 1 ranked Louisville Cardinals in the National Championship game on Monday, April 8 9:23PM on CBS!

‘Cuse Triche Disputed Charge Call Play:

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