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Indiana Vs. Syracuse Sweet 16 2013 Capsule Preview: Predict The Winner

03/27/2013 12:29 am ET | Updated Mar 27, 2013

No. 1 seed Indiana will face No. 4 seed Syracuse in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament in the East region.

Victor Oladipo hit a key three-point shot in the final minute as Indiana rallied past Temple for a 58-52 win. The Hoosiers overcame a 31-point performance from Khalif Wyatt.

C.J. Fair scored 18 points as Syracuse topped No. 12 Cal to advance to the round of 16.

The winner in this matchup on Thursday, March 28 at 9:45 p.m. EST in Washington D.C. will advance to the Elite Eight.

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

Indiana


Regular Season Record: 27-5


Conference Record: 14-4 (Big Ten)


Conference Tournament Results: Lost to Wisconsin in Big Ten semifinals


Top Players: Cody Zeller (Forward), Victor Oladipo (Guard)


Top 25 Wins: North Carolina (#14), Minnesota (#8), Michigan State (#13), Michigan (#1), Ohio State (#10) Michigan State (#4), Michigan (#7)


Worst Losses: Illinois (74-72)


RPI Ranking: 8

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

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