Chuck Klosterman on Lew Alcindor, Pete Maravich, Bill Walton, and the 50 greatest basketball players in college basketball history - Grantland
48. Gerry McNamara (Syracuse, 2002-2006): There have been many players better than Gerry McNamara. But how many humans ever played better than McNamara during the best week of his life? His four-game performance in the 2008 Big East tournament was more extraordinary than Billy Owens' entire career.
KenPom: 2012 scouting report for Syracuse
KenPom predicts a final record of 22-6 for the Orange this season (but favors us in all but two games).
NBA 2K12 Adding 45 New All-Time Players In ‘Legends Showcase’ | Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneakers
Dave Bing is among the 45 new players in Legends Showcase.
Orange Watch: Final Four trips came out of nowhere | The Juice Online
For a program that’s only advanced to the Elite Eight three times since 1989, that’s saying a lot, especially in a tournament era of seeded teams playing in the "First Four" and the fact that teams can meet a well-known conference rival in the bracketing as soon as the round of 32, now known as the third round of the tournament.
Boom Perkins De-commits from ND & Calls Syracuse Coaches Immediately : Orange Fizz
"One of the [reasons why Syracuse sticks out] I think is that Coach Wheatley has established a great rapport with him."
My Syracuse Basketball Wish List " 900 Irving
C.J. Fair – Matchup Nightmare: Call it an irrational mancrush or over-the-top favoritism, but I think it’s justified. There isn’t much the sophomore can’t do that you would want out of a prototypical Syracuse wing – he rebounds well, has a knack for being in the right place at the right time, already has a formidable mid-range game and a decent first step.
Ah! Basketball! - Cuse Country
I know that one exhibition game is far, far too small of a sample size from which to draw these sorts of conclusions. But I can’t help myself. I’m just so excited to have SU basketball to talk about again that I’m going overboard.
Big East did you know? - Big East Blog - ESPN
Syracuse has gone three consecutive games and a total of 208 offensive plays without a turnover, the second-longest streak in the nation behind LSU (The Tigers have gone five straight without a turnover).
ESPN 2011-12 Men’s College Basketball Commentators | ESPN MediaZone
Bob Knight will call the weekly Big Monday Big 12 game with Brent Musburger and reporter Holly Rowe as well as various non-conference games.
In this installment of Behind the Facemask, Lavar catches up with S.U. defensive tackle Deon Goggins. Lobdell, a former Syracuse University football player, returns to Manley Field House each week to go 'Behind the Facemask' with current players about life on and off the field (Posted by Steven J. Pallone / The Post-Standard).