“He’s still hurt and I don’t know if he’ll play this weekend,” Boeheim said. “We’re hopeful he might be able to play Sunday, but that’s a long-shot. We’re really kind of focusing, if we can play well, that he might be able to play in the second weekend. But that’s what we’re looking at right now.”
Syracuse is the fourth overall seed and No. 1 in the West. The Orange (28-4) will face Vermont (25-9) on Friday in Buffalo.