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03/18/2013 03:34 am ET

Syracuse vs. Montana NCAA Tournament 2013 Capsule Preview: Predict The Winner

No. 4 seed Syracuse will face No. 13 Montana in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the East region.

Although the Orange made a run all the way to the Big East Tournament final, they will face a red-hot Montana squad that's entering the tournament on a six-game winning streak.

The winner in this matchup in San Jose on March 21 will face the winner of No. 5 UNLV and No. 12 California in the third round.


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Take a look at these capsule glances at the teams' 2012-2013 seasons and let us know who you predict will survive and advance.

Syracuse
Regular Season Record: 26-9
Conference Record: 11-7 (Big East)
Conference Tournament Results: Lost to Louisville in final
Top Players: C.J. Fair (Forward), James Southerland (Forward)
Top 25 Wins: San Diego State (#20), Louisville (#1), Cincinnati (#21), Notre Dame (#25), Pittsburgh (#17)
Worst Losses: Georgetown (61-39)
RPI Ranking: 13

Montana
Regular Season Record: 25-6
Conference Record: 19-1 (Big Sky)
Conference Tournament Results: Won Big Sky Tournament
Top Players: Mathias Ward (Forward), Kareem Jamar (Guard/Forward)
Top 25 Wins: None
Worst Losses: BYU (85-60), San Francisco (78-68), Weber State (87-63)
RPI Ranking: 76

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