The UNC-Asheville Bulldogs are halfway to pulling off the NCAA Tournament's first ever upset of a No. 1 seed by a No. 16 seed. The Syracuse Orange are without Fab Melo, but his absence isn't the reason they're struggling. Bizarrely, their rebounding is the only reason the score is currently close. Asheville has shot the ball extremely well while the Orange have struggled with their shooting, but they're only down 34-30 at halftime because of their rebounding.
Syracuse have an incredible 10 offensive rebounds and they're currently living off of second chance points. They're shooting just 39 percent from the floor. Asheville are in good shape, though; the built this lead even though their best player, Matt Dickey, has just five points.
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