Can the Orange go 100%?
Can the Orange go 100%?.

Top ranked Syracuse will not go unbeaten all season

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According to ESPN's basketball power index, the Syracuse Orange face an almost impossible task as they attempt to go the entire season undefeated. 

Currently ranked #1 in NCAA basketball, the school hold a 22-0 record with just nine regular-season games remaining.

But the statistic, provided by ESPN on Thursday, states that Syracuse have just a 5% chance of achieving a perfect season.

Not since the 1976 Indiana Hoosiers has a men's NCAA division I team racked up nothing but W's, but both Syracuse and Witchita State are on course as the finishing line approaches. 

And, in a move that is likely to annoy Syracuse fans further, Witchita St. has been given a 65% chance of winning all their remaining match ups. 

This is largely down to the two team's contrasting schedules.

The Orange face touch games against three top 25 ranked teams, including #11 Duke while only four of their last nine outings take place at the Carrier Dome.

Meanwhile, Wichita St. (#4 in the nation) are currently 24-0 and will not play a ranked team in the seven games left of the regular-season. 

What do you think? Can either team get the perfect season?

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