WATCH: Here’s how Syracuse saved its season with unbelievable 25-4 run

Syracuse just finished off one of the more improbable comebacks in Elite Eight history.

Down 15 against No. 1 seed Virginia with 9:20 left, Syracuse began a run led by a press defense and Malachi Richardson on offense.

Here’s a highlight reel of the key moments of the comeback.

Here is the play-by-play of the comeback:

With 9:32 remaining Virginia’s London Perrantes hit a 3-pointer to give the Cavs a 54-39 lead. Here’s what Syracuse did next:

Dunk by Tyler Roberson with 9:16 remaining. Virginia 54, Syracuse 41

Layup by Trevor Cooney with 8:43 remaining. Virginia 54, Syracuse 43

Two free-throws by Malachi Richardson with 8:23 remaining. Virginia 56, Syracuse 45

Layup by Richardson in the paint with 7:53 remaining. Virginia 56, Syracuse 47

Two free-throws by Roberson with 7:37 remaining. Virginia 56, Syracuse 49

3-pointer by Richardson with 7:12 remaining. Virginia 58, Syracuse 52

3-pointer by Tyler Lydon with 6:50 remaining. Virginia 58, Syracuse 55

Layup by Michael Gbinije on with 6:37 remaining. Virginia 58, Syracuse 57

Layup by Richardson with 5:50 remaining to give the Orange a 59-58 lead that it would not relinquish.

Another 3-pointer by Richardson with 4:37 remaining, capped a 25-4 run to extend the Orange lead to 62-58.

Syracuse had plenty of reason to celebrate against Virginia. (USATSI)
Syracuse had plenty of reason to celebrate against Virginia. (USATSI)


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