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No One Was More Pumped About Syracuse's Win Than Carmelo Anthony

THEY DON'T WANT US TO WIN.

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Last night, Syracuse University beat the University of Virginia in the Elite 8 round of the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. The final score was 68-62.

The victory was a pretty big deal considering Syracuse was ranked at a 10 seed, UVA was a 1 seed, and SU made a huge comeback in the second half.
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The victory was a pretty big deal considering Syracuse was ranked at a 10 seed, UVA was a 1 seed, and SU made a huge comeback in the second half.

Same, Jimmy B. Same.

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One of the Syracuse Orange's biggest fans happens to be Carmelo Anthony, who plays on the New York Knicks and is a former player for the Syracuse men's basketball team.

Anthony's got some pretty strong Orange roots 'cause he helped lead his team to winning Syracuse's only NCAA Championship title in 2003.

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He's been incredibly supportive throughout the whole tournament. So on Friday night when Syracuse made it into the Elite 8 by beating Gonzaga 63-60...

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...Lala uploaded this Snapchat video of her husband channeling his inner-DJ Khaled.

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THEY DON'T WANT US TO WIN!

Two days later, Anthony dressed in his Sunday best to cheer on his team.

His reaction to 'Cuse beating UVA and earning a spot in the Final Four was even MORE amazing, if possible.

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"'Cuse nation is in full effect!"

"It's called perseverance," Anthony exclaimed. "Eat young boys, eat!"

TELL 'EM, MELO!

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