BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Syracuse fans won’t have to travel far to see the Orange play its first game of the NCAA tournament. Syracuse drew a 3-seed and will play 14th-seeded Western Michigan at First Niagara Center in Buffalo on Thursday. If the Orange wins, they will play the winner of Ohio State and Dayton on Saturday.
The other games in Buffalo include 2-seed Villanova playing 15-seed Milwaukee. And 7-seed UConn plays 10-seed St. Joseph, who ended St. Bonaventure’s season.