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Boeheim’s Army survives first round of The Basketball Tournament

With its namesake sitting with his wife, two sons and daughter in the front row at SRC Arena Friday night, Boeheim’s Army shook off a scare from the No.8 seed and survived to play again in The Basketball Tournament.

The Army won 68-65 on a single Jordan Crawford free throw.

The entire building then exhaled.

The home team and top seed trailed 37-35 at the half as a decidedly orange-hued crowd looked on. D3 shot the ball better (55.6 percent from 3, compared to 14.3 percent from 3) and at one point owned a 14-point first half lead.

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