Marquette beat Syracuse, 66-62, in the third round of the 2011 NCAA tournament.
NOTES: Among those in the stands Saturday was President Barack Obama, who picked Indiana to win the NCAA title. Syracuse eliminated the Hoosiers here on Thursday night. ... Both teams played at the Verizon Center during regular-season play against host Georgetown, a fellow member of the Big East Conference. Syracuse lost, 61-39, on March 9, while Marquette lost, 63-55, on Feb. 11 against the Hoyas. ... The last time Syracuse advanced to the Final Four was in 2003, when the Orange won the title with freshman Carmelo Anthony and Gerry McNamara, now an Orange assistant. Syracuse entered this season with four Final Four appearances. ... The last trip for Marquette to the Final Four was in 2003. ... Syracuse junior forward C.J. Fair is from Baltimore and Jerami Grant played at nearby DeMatha Catholic in Hyattsville, Md., and is the son of former Washington NBA player Harvey Grant.
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