INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Buddy Boeheim carried his father, Jim, to the Hall of Fame coach’s 20th Sweet 16 appearance, scoring 22 of his 25 points after halftime to lead 11th-seeded Syracuse past third-seeded West Virginia 75-72 in the NCAA Tournament.
Jim Boeheim’s Orange got the better of another legend, Bob Huggins, in the second March Madness meeting between coaches with at least 900 Division I victories.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Tornado Warning Issued For Parts Of Westmoreland, Fayette Counties
Huggins won No. 900 when West Virginia beat Morehead State in the first round on Friday. Boeheim got his 982nd at Huggins’ expense.READ MORE: Pittsburgh City Council Hosting Community Meetings On American Rescue Plan
Syracuse advanced to face second-seeded Houston or 10th-seeded Rutgers in a Midwest Regional semifinal.
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