7 Reasons Syracuse Will Win March Madness 2019

7 Reasons Syracuse Will Win March Madness 2019

Because let's be real... 'Cuse is the best.

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Syracuse is the team. Yeah, we may not have a perfect record, and we may not have Zion Williamson, but we have Otto the Orange, and what's better than that? Here are some reasons that are going to get us to our 2019 March Madness title.

1. WE ALREADY BEAT DUKE!!!!!!!!!

"Duke is unbeatable with Zion... Duke is THE team." Really? Who beat them on January 14, 2019, WITH Zion playing? Yeah. Cuse. That's what I thought. May we never forget that fateful day.

2. We have the second most winningest coach in NCAA History, oh AND he's a Hall-Of-Famer.

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Boeheim is in his 43rd season. He's had 5 Final Four appearances and one NCAA championship. There's no messing with big Jim. We love you, Coach Boeheim. #OBEYHEIM

3. Cuse always pops off against tough competition.

The boys always put up a good fight when going against a ranked team. They may not always do their best against the weaker teams, but they truly give their all when it comes to the tough opponents. (*cough cough* *January 14, 2019*)

4. We have the best players.

When Buddy Boeheim and Frank Howard are heating up, there's no stopping them. Tyus Battle and Oshae are just monsters on the court. Paschal Chukwu comes in clutch with that defense. Elijah Hughes stays draining 3s. Let's not forget about our favorite Slovakian, Marek Dolezaj, who pops off when he's in the zone.

5. We're due for another NCAA title.

We won back in 2003, which was a whopping 16 years ago! I don't know about you, but I think we're due for another dub. We may not have Melo and G-Mac on the court this time, but that's okay. We can do it.

6. There's no stopping the 2-3 zone.

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Syracuse runs a 2-3 zone, which is pretty uncommon in college basketball. A lot of teams can't handle it, giving 'Cuse a great advantage. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Will our opponents ever learn how to break down the zone? Stay tuned. #dontmesswiththe23

7. Syracuse has the BEST fans. No contest.

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Syracuse fans are literally the best fans. I mean, we won most school spirited for three years in a row! It is hard to be a bad basketball team with such a strong fan base screaming and cheering for you. Syracuse may not be the best team in the NCAA, but they definitely have the most support. Our Cusies bleed orange forever.

Cuse is READY for the big dance. Baylor, we'll see you on the 21st!

#CUSEBYAMILLION

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Shooters Shoot So Always Shoot Your Shot

Keep on shooting you shot cause you'll hit eventually.
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There are popular sayings in today's society saying: "Shoot your shot" and "Shooters shoot." Both of these relate to someone trying to get someone they find attractive to start talking with them. This can be done over a DM or in person.

Shooting your shot is something most people have done before whether they realize it or not. It is very popular in today's society. Just remember that it is never a bad thing to shoot. Shooting shots are about taking a risk that if it pays out then it will be a glorious day, and if it doesn't turn out well then there was nothing lost except maybe a little pride.

Whoever you are you will get hyped up by your friends whenever your friends know about you trying to shoot your shot. This a good thing because if you needed that extra boost of confidence then your friends can give you that. And there's never a shot that shouldn't be shot. Even if it doesn't pan out and you miss your shot, it doesn't matter because you tried. Like the popular saying goes "you miss 100% of the shots you don't take" and I will assume you'll hit most shots.

Even if you get in a cold streak you have to shoot to get hot so keep shooting shots. You can only get out of the cold streak if you start hitting shots. Eventually, you'll hit a shot and that hit shot will boost the confidence.

Most people who you shoot shots at will appreciate the effort that you gave to them, no matter whether it is a hit or miss. The main, important aspect of it all is that fact that you do indeed shoot your shot.

For anyone who is planning to shoot a shot in the future, just always remember that it will be worth it. It is always nice to receive a shot too because you can always feel good inside whether it is warranted or not.

Always remember to shoot your shot no matter who you are, and no matter who you are shooting your shot at. Whether it's a crush or someone you just met at a party. There's never a time where you should regret shooting a shot. Be that someone who isn't afraid of shooting your shot and who knows maybe someday it'll pay off big time.

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The NBA Draft Lottery In A Nutshell

A quick overview of the 2019 NBA lottery and which teams got the best picks.

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The NBA draft lottery took place on Tuesday night where all of the NBA teams were looking to see their fate heading into the 2019 draft. Many people know that anything can truly happen with a lottery. This year proved that statement again as the New Orleans Pelicans claimed the number one overall pick. The Pelicans had just a six percent chance of claiming the number one pick yet they still beat the odds. The Pelicans are now in the driver seat with picking up top prospect Zion Williamson from Duke University. Most teams that knew they weren't making the playoffs tried to tank this year in order to pursue the college basketball icon.

As for the remaining top five picks, the Memphis Grizzlies got the number two overall pick, the New York Knicks with the number three overall pick, the Los Angeles Lakers at number four, and finally the Cleveland Cavaliers at number five. Most of the teams with the highest percentage of claiming the #1 overall pick did not even make it in the top five which is rare. An example of this is the Phoenix Suns who had one of the worst records in the NBA this past season with a record of 19-63. The Suns got screwed over at this year's lottery where they claimed the #6 pick.

The teams that got the most out of this year's lottery were the New Orleans Pelicans, Memphis Grizzlies, Los Angeles Lakers, and the Atlanta Hawks. The Atlanta Hawks, in my opinion, got the benefit of the doubt this year as they have secured two spots in the first 10 draft picks of the 2019 NBA Draft. There is a lot of talent in this draft class so this is a make or break draft for a lot of these struggling teams. Prospects like RJ Barrett, Ja Morant, Jarrett Culver, and Cam Reddish. A lot of these prospects are ready to make an impact on whatever team they end up on. As for the projected number one overall pick Zion Williamson, he has gotten compared to NBA greats such as Shaquille O'Neal and Charles Barkley.

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