Despite losing its last three games, UB remains in ESPN's Bracketology projections, The Bulls are seeded No. 13 and would play No. 4 Florida State in Portland. Meanwhile, Syracuse, which has lost five of its last 12, is projected to be a sixth seed and set to play No. 11 South Carolina in Miami.
UB has four regular season games remaining against MAC East Division foes Akron, Ohio, Kent State and Miami before the league tournament in Cleveland. Syracuse's monster schedule softens considerably with St. John's, Cincinnati and Rutgers before ending on the road against No. 10 Marquette.