C.J. Fair scored 18 points, James Southerland added 14 and the fourth-seeded Orange survived a second-half drought of more than 12 minutes without a field goal to beat No. 12 seed California 66-60 on Saturday night in the NCAA tournament.
Syracuse has been under investigation for possible NCAA violations, mostly in its basketball program, for at least a year, according to two reports.
The death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.
It takes a heavy library of new and oldschool jams to keep today’s college basketball players motivated. Check out what and who these players listen to while getting pumped before a big game.
The Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.
Juwan Howard Jr. did everything he could to forge an upset of No. 3 Syracuse on a memorable night. It just wasn’t enough to deprive Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim of his 900th career victory.
His team is unbeaten and ranked fourth in the nation and has won 48 straight nonconference games and 26 straight at home in the friendly confines of the Carrier Dome.
Detroit’s former basketball-playing mayor weighs in on the sexual abuse controversy enveloping his alma mater.
After his Syracuse Orange had run away to another victory, men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim turned his focus to a far more important matter.
As a Syracuse University graduate, my stomach ached last night when I heard the news that Bernie Fine was being investigated for alleged sexual abuse.