SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Syracuse men's basketball team will be staying close to home for the first week of the NCAA tournament, starting in Buffalo as the No. 3 seed in the South Region with a second-round matchup against No. 14 Western Michigan on Thursday.
The Broncos (23-9) won the Mid-American Conference regular-season and tournament titles and are making their first NCAA tournament appearance since 2004.
Thursday's game is scheduled to begin at 2:45 p.m. on CBS. If Syracuse advances the Orange will face either No. 6 Ohio State or No. 11 Dayton on Saturday.
Time Warner Cable News will be following the Orange throughout their run in the Big Dance with our coverage including our nightly special "Destination Dallas" starting at 11 o'clock.