The Worst Teams Of All Time Part 42. The 1991 Syracuse Orangemen/NCAA Tournament

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This will be a special series in the worst teams of all time, dedicated to college basketball teams who flamed out in the NCAA tournament. These teams for the most part had quality regular seasons, but crashed come tournament time. Only teams that were seeded 1, 2, 15 and 16 will be included in this special series.

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There’s a first for everything. Sometimes being first is a good thing. First man on the moon. First person to cross the finish line in the 100 metres. First championship title. Those are good firsts.

Then there are the bad firsts. Such as the first number 2 seed to lose to a number 15 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The 1991 Syracuse Orangemen are the shameful holders of that dubious distinction.

Jim Boeheim puts his hands up after someone told him about the 1991 NCAA tournament. Jim Boeheim puts his hands up after someone told him about the 1991 NCAA tournament.

It wasn’t supposed to be this way…

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