College Basketball Week in Review: Syracuse’s Luck Runs Out and More

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Mar 4, 2014; Syracuse, NY, USA; Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets forward Robert Carter, Jr. (4) guard Chris Bolden (11) and Syracuse Orange forward Tyler Roberson (21) dive for a loose ball during the second half of a game at the Carrier Dome. Georgia Tech won the game 67-62. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

A once popular rock band said it best, “Everything’s so blurry and everyone’s so fake. Everybody’s empty and everything is so messed up.” Of course Puddle of Mudd was talking about relationships and women, but the same can be said for the college basketball landscape.

Everything you thought you once knew is thrown out the window during March Madness. Actually, we have even gotten to March Madness yet. Although we are in March now, this is merely the salad. Conference tournaments are the appetizers and the NCAA tournament is the main course.

Now more than ever college basketball is a murky, confusing thing. During the past week things have gotten more complicated with numerous upsets and disappointing play from teams once considered as dominant. We’ll look at some of the highlights here and take a peek into the future as well.

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