Michigan Basketball: Breaking Down Starting 5 Matchups vs. Syracuse

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Michigan Basketball: Breaking Down Starting 5 Matchups vs. Syracuse
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The Michigan basketball program is in uncharted waters as its young group of Wolverines has them back in the Final Four for the first time since 1993, while the Syracuse Orange has made three national semifinal appearances in the past 20 years (1996, 2003 and 2013).

Syracuse's 2-3 zone has been nearly impossible for teams to crack this postseason, but Michigan's explosive offense will provide it a tougher test than it has faced all season.

Neither of these teams lean heavily on their reserves for a significant amount of production, so the starting fives will be critical in this matchup. Does Michigan have the advantage, or will Syracuse's starters be too much to handle?

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