WASHINGTON – Exactly three weeks ago, these same Syracuse players sat in their locker room in this same arena following a 61-39 drubbing at the hands of archrival Georgetown. James Southerland described the scene as "lifeless." Michael Carter-Williams said he and his teammates were "embarrassed." It was the lowest of lows in a roller coaster of a season, and a Final Four berth was far from everyone's minds.
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