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Syracuse basketball is dismissed in way-too-early Top 25 rankings

Man, it’s crazy how much can change in the span of 12 months. Last year around this time the 2018-19 Syracuse basketball squad was being heralded as one of the top teams in the country.

Let’s take a quick look back at the 2018 version of the “way-too-early top-25 rankings” from Myron Medcalf of ESPN:

“To remain ranked this high, the Orange will need Tyus Battle — a projected late first-round pick — to announce his return. The sophomore was Syracuse’s leading scorer (19.2 PPG) and has not signed with an agent.