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Sweet 16: C.J. Fair, Syracuse

Sweet 16: C.J. Fair, Syracuse

C.J. Fair considers himself "a top wing player in the country." This season, the former City star will get a chance to prove it.

Fresh off summer appearances at the LeBron James and Kevin Durant skills academies, Fair is confident that his junior season at Syracuse will be his best yet.

“This year my role is much bigger than my previous two years,” Fair said. “I’m more of a focus this time. I’m one of the leaders on the team. It’s just a different approach to the game. I’m an upperclassman now, so I’ve gotta come with that approach and lead the team.”

In Fair’s...