Scoop Jardine and Kris Joseph finished their Syracuse careers with strong showings last season, but they were a far cry from ranking with the best seniors in Orange history. Despite the program’s reputation for relying on youngsters such as Carmelo Anthony, Syracuse seniors have turned in some spectacular campaigns of their own.
One Orangeman who closed his college career by peaking at just the right time was forward John Wallace. Wallace’s high-scoring leadership sparked one of Syracuse’s best-ever NCAA Tournament runs, one that carried the team all the way to the national championship game.
Read on for more on Wallace's final campaign and the rest of the half-dozen best senior performances Syracuse has ever seen.