1. Bye-Bye, Wes Johnson: Syracuse Forward Declares for NBA Draft

    There's no doubt it was inevitable. Wesley Johnson was going to the NBA draft as a (projected) high lottery pick...

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  2. Was the Syracuse Orange's 2009-2010 Season a Success or Failure?

    Judging success or failure, not just in sports but in any part of life, is a remarkably difficult thing to accomplish. So many things have to be factored in, so many things considered, that it sometimes seems impossible...

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  3. Syracuse Orange Look To Continue Dominating into the Elite Eight

    A funny trend is developing in the Syracuse Orange’s side of the bracket so far in the NCAA Tournament. The Butler Bulldogs will be the third consecutive mid-major opponent Syracuse will play...

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  4. NCAA Tournament First Day Musings: Absolute Madness and Uh-Oh Big East

    Is there a better day in a calendar year than the first day of the NCAA tournament? I don’t think so. Think about it. If you’ve taken off from work, or school, you get to roll out of bed and watch wall-to-wall basketball for about 12 hours..

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  5. Syracuse Orange Breakdown: The Path To The Final Four

    Vermont? Seriously? That had to be a joke. That team’s name did not just flash on the screen as the first matchup for the NCAA tournament’s west region No. 1 seed Syracuse...

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  6. Syracuse Orange Dodges a Massive Bullet: Arinze Onuaku Will Be Okay

    The whole Orange universe almost collapsed along with Arinze Onuaku early Thursday afternoon. When the beefy Syracuse center when down awkwardly against Georgetown in the Big East tournament, Orange Nation was squirming along with him on the floor...

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  7. Wesley Johnson Earns Big East Top Honor (UPDATED)

    He came out of Iowa State a relative nobody. He was a transfer from a not-so-great big 12 team, and there was some controversy brewing over his relationship with his coach...

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  8. Forget The Academy, This Is the Syracuse Orange Awards Season

    College Basketball gyms all across America are beginning to quiet down. The Mid-Major conference tournaments, where the champion is usually crowned at the No. 1 seeds home court, are almost the only home venues still hosting its college basketball team...

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  9. Dome Sweet Dome: A Syracuse Orange Home Season Retrospective

    How do you measure a successful home season? An obvious answer would be the amount of wins a team piles up at home. Sure that’s a good reason, but it can’t be the only one...

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  10. Syracuse Orange No. 1 and Deservedly So

    It’s been a long time coming Syracuse. How long? Well, if you want to be technical about it, it’s been since 2003. I’m referring to, of course, the Syracuse Orange basketball team being ranked No...

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  11. Syracuse-Villanova: The Key for the Orange Beating the Wildcats

    For a program famous for its most legendary figures wearing a jersey number in the 40s, it’s been quite confounding as to how few times this season the Syracuse Orange has played a solid 40 minutes of basketball...

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  12. Wesley Johnson Not A Closer: Why Syracuse Needs To Find One

    As the Syracuse Orange head into D.C. to play in what will undoubtedly be the toughest game of the season (so far), it does so with what may appear to be a serious flaw. The lack of a true, clutch closer...

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  13. Timeout: Syracuse Orange Escape Connecticut Huskies' Upset Bid

    Andy Rautins had just taken one of the worst shots of his Syracuse career. This was followed by one of the worst decisions of Scoop Jardine’s Syracuse career...

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  14. Syracuse Orange Win Historic College Basketball Game

    *Swish* The game was over. We had just witnessed an all time, heart stopping win by Syracuse in a game against an arch nemesis. It was retribution for that Cleveland State miracle-heave. It was...

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  15. Syracuse Orange: Gaining Momentum Heading Into March Madness

    Last week I mentioned that going 3-1 in the four-game stretch that includes games at St. Johns, versus Cincinnati, versus Rutgers and at Marquette would be huge and would all but lock up an NCAA tournament berth...

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  16. Orange Nation and Syracuse Eyeing Stretch Run

    Hello there Orange Nation. Let me first give a big shout-out to the Orange for their absolute annihilation of St. John's on Tuesday night. Jonny Flynn put on a show at MSG, which many high profile athletes have been doing lately...

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