No. 3 Syracuse vs. No. 11 Dayton: March Madness Preview

B/R StudiosFeatured ColumnistMarch 21, 2014

The quest for the 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship has begun!

In the third round of March Madness, the Syracuse Orange, who beat out Western Michigan in their second-round matchup, will be going head-to-head with the Dayton Flyers, who pulled away with an upset victory over No. 6 Ohio State.

Syracuse defeated Western Michigan handily, 77-53, thanks mostly to sophomore Trevor Cooney, who scored 18 points.

In the other game, Dayton, behind the 12 points and eight rebounds by Dyshawn Pierre, upset Ohio State, 60-59.

Now the two will square off!

See whom our experts think will win and how far they'll go!

Whom do you think will win? Let us know in the comments below!

Bleacher Report will have around-the-clock coverage of the tournament as March Madness celebrates its 76th year of competition!

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