Syracuse received an 8-seed in the NCAA men's basketball tournament and will play 9-seed Baylor on Thursday in the West Regional.
The winner of Thursday's game could face top-seeded Gonzaga should it beat the winner of Fairleigh Dickinson and Prairie View, two 16-seeds that will have a play-in game on Tuesday.
Syracuse enters the tourney with a 20-13 record after falling to Duke in the ACC quarterfinals.
Tyus Battle has averaged a team-high 17.2 points while Oshae Brissett has averaged 12.4 points and 7.5 rebounds for the Orange, who have lost five of their last seven games.
The Baylor Bears, who lost to Iowa State in the Big 12 quarterfinals, enter the tournament with a 19-13 record, having lost four straight games.
Baylor has four players who average double figures, led by Tristan Clark and Makai Mason's 14.6 points per game.