Syracuse’s heart: PG, cancer survivor Tiana Mangakahia

FILE — In this Dec. 21, 2017, file photo, Syracuse forward Digna Strautmane, center, and guard Tiana Mangakahia, right, chase the ball next to a Mississippi State player during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, in Las Vegas. In spite of everything that’s been thrown her way, the smile of Syracuse point guard Tiana Mangakahia and her effervescent persona remain as infectious as ever in the waning weeks of her final season in college. It’s in her DNA.