East Region: Syracuse, Marquette match up

March, 29, 2013
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WASHINGTON -- Syracuse and Marquette fit the personality and style of their coaches.

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim craves a defense that is long, athletic and flusters the opponent, as if he's looking at the zone like he was given seconds to figure out a Rubik's Cube.

He's got that with the Orange.

Marquette coach Buzz Williams needs players who won't mind sacrificing their bodies during practice and games and will play every possession as if they are competing for their scholarships.

They do.

Every year, there are teams that take on the personality of the coach or the style that they have been ordered to play.

Read more from Andy Katz.

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