Thursday, December 18, 2014

Orange in Atlanta preparing for Final Four

ATLANTA (WKTV) - The Syracuse Orange are just hours away from playing in their first Final Four in a decade, taking on Michigan Saturday night.

While fun is taking place all over Atlanta for the tens of thousands who have flocked to the city, the team is all business.

CJ Fair said, "I watched Michigan a lot throughout the season. Trey Burke is one of the best players in the country and they have a great supporting cast. All their players can shoot on the wing. You have to respect everyone they have."

Michael Carter-Williams said, "They're a great team. They have a great point guard. They got a lot of shooters. They're big man is playing well right now, so, they are well rounded. We're just gonna have to go into the game and you know play hard and stick to our principles."

The first semifinal game of the Final Four, Wichita St. vs. Louisville, is scheduled for 6:09 p.m on Saturday. Game time for the Syracuse - Michigan matchup is approximately 8:49 p.m., following the first game.