Some game-related photos worth noting before we move on...
John Quigley was kind enough to send on a couple that showed what the game looked like for those who got stuck on the very outskirtiest, nose-bleedingest seats possible:
Then again, don't feel bad John. At least one person had worse seats than you:
God damn scalpers.
And then there's this guy who's breaking every concievable sports rule known to man in one event (didn't wear orange to the Orange-Out whilst wearing Boston AND LA gear):
For shame, sir. For shame.
Could have been worse, I suppose. He could have purchased a Syracuse-themed foam claw. I'm not entirely sure of the thinking behind that one but I'm pretty sure this is the appropriate face when wearing one (Via Brian Roll):
Big credit this weekend goes out to the students who really did a great job representing the school from where I was sitting. Kudos to those who camped out beforehand. I have a feeling the floor of the Carrier Dome hallway isn't one of the more forgiving surfaces out there (via George Carey):
On to the game itself, if there was anything I learned while watching the action it was this. Cuse Nation cannot dance. We can't. I don't know what to tell you but if you wear the Orange, you should not, under any circumstances, dance in front of a camera that then beams the image of you dancing out to a national audience. Exhibit A:
And Exhibit B:
Leave the dancing to the professionals, Cuse fans. Or at least to our dance team.
Finally, I leave you with my favorite image from the game and possibly one of the best TV moments I've ever witnessed:
"Throw all the gang signs you want, I'm not speaking to you until you Carmelo-up so I can build myself a new office."