Syracuse Daily Links - Looking Back Before Moving On

Orange::44: Georgetown - Syracuse Postgame Reactions OR Plot Twist!
This had all the makings a great rivalry game should have. But the normal plot would have brought this down to the final seconds and the outcome would depend on who could make the final shot, or the final mistake. Instead, Syracuse forgot how to play good basketball for the final six minutes and allowed Georgetown to build itself enough of a lead to make any attempt at a Syracuse comeback futile. The Hoyas beat the Orange 64-56.

Three Idiots on Sports: Syracuse Georgetown Observations
Coming into the season an major, unaswered question was who would emerge as SU's "go to" guy down the stretch of close games. Well, 25 games into the season, we still have no idea. You don't have to be a MENSA member to know that's not a good sign.

Orange defense folds in final minutes | The Juice Online
This one stings. This one stings worse than any other loss this season. It’s not just because it was to Georgetown. It’s not just because it’s a home loss (third in a row). It’s not just because the loss has huge ramifications in Big East standings. It’s because the Orange played a great basketball game for the first 35 minutes and then completely fell apart.

Orange Vanish Late Against Hoyas | CuseOrange.com
Wednesday night, Syracuse and Georgetown added another memorable chapter to their storied rivalry, but memorable for all the wrong reasons if you’re an Orange fan.

The Casual Awards: Georgetown Beats Syracuse, World Rejoices - Casual Hoya
The end of that game was just bizarre. Utterly bizarre. No yelling. No screaming. No hustle. Just a dead quiet arena and Scoop Jardine standing around. Did the end of the game just seem off to you? It's a two possession game with a minute to go, the home team is trailing and NOBODY SEEMS TO CARE.

Stats Say Syracuse Will Be Okay, Your Eyes Tell You Differently : Orange Fizz
This year has been about the big moment – getting a stop, hitting a shot, grabbing a rebound. Nabbing a board last night with :30 left could have made the difference. Instead, the five on the floor for the Orange watched it go over their heads and end up back with Georgetown.

MBB | Fair enjoys breakout game; Georgetown wins 1st at Dome since 2002 - The Daily Orange - Sports
"I just try to help the team as best I can," Fair said. "I know my job. Not to come out here and try to be the leading scorer and all that stuff. On defense, when I get in the game, try to get us going."

Georgetown Hoyas talk about the significance of their win at Syracuse | syracuse.com
"February 13, 1980, was one of the defining moments for this conference, and definitely for this rivalry, when my Dad said, 'Manley Field House is officially closed,' " Thompson told The Washington Post. "So this is my seventh year in the Big East and this is my first win up here. I've been thinking the last couple of years that some kind of way, the man upstairs said, 'Okay, you closed down Manley [so] no one in your lineage is going to win at the new place. Me and the man upstairs had a whole lot of talks this week."

Valentine's Day Video Contest Winner: Congratulations T.B. Player! | syracuse.com
Congratulations to T.B. Player, he's won our Valentine's Day Video Contest with the submission of this fun stop-motion video called "Have an Orange Valentine!"

NCAA Tournament Schedule Released: Every March Madness Game Is On TV In 2011 - SBNation.com
The television schedule for the 2011 NCAA Tournament was released by CBS and Turner Sports on Thursday, and for the first time ever, every March Madness game will be televised. This is big news for college hoops fans.

Green Bay Packers – 2011 NFL Mock Draft Round 3 | Gather
RB Delone Carter – Syracuse: Carter led the Orange to a bowl victory this past season. Carter is a solid 225 pounds on a 5'9" frame with 4.5 speed. Carter finished his career third all-time in rushing at Syracuse despite of playing a couple years on a very poor team.

YouTube viewers flip over Syracuse University student's trick | syracuse.com
Morrison’s backflip-a-day has turned into a mild YouTube sensation and local talking point, but it began as a New Year’s resolution and bet. Actually, it started when Morrison teased his father that he was too old. When I’m your age, Morrison told his dad, I’ll land a backflip.

Syracuse attack Stephen Keogh has played with a lot of great feeders in his four years at SU. Names like Levielle, Nims, and Daniello have all fed #28. Now he prepares for his first season with the new 22, Jojo Marasco at the X.


Matt Mulcahy chats about the Syracuse Orange basketball team having its whole season ahead of it still. Success can come on every level if they can find a way to play well each night.

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