Just four years ago, Flynn captivated the country. He guided Syracuse over Connecticut in a thrilling six-overtime victory in the Big East tournament. "When we were down and out, he made plays to get us ahead," Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim said about that night. "That was one of the finest games I've seen from a point guard against a really good defensive team." If you were a basketball fan and missed the start of that game, chances are you were glued to your television by its end. "I'm not sure that he goes into the draft if that game doesn't happen and I know for sure he doesn't go as high as sixth if that game doesn't take place," said Mike Waters, the longtime Syracuse basketball beat reporter for the Post-Standard. "The fact that it was at Madison Square Garden in a tournament format, against somebody like Connecticut on national TV with NBA scouts attending the tournament, a game like that happens and all of a sudden you're the focus of the nation."
Chris and Brent talk about two players that have stood out at Syracuse Football practice who have the potential to be breakout players for the Orange this season. Also, what's up with a Syracuse recruit receiving 17 letters in one day from the school?
Tonight I saw a smile on my son's face that I haven't seen in a while.
"It's really exciting,'' Syracuse senior center Baye Moussa Keita said. "This is something new.'' "It's going to be high intensity today,'' Syracuse senior C.J. Fair promised.
Syracuse coach Scott Shafer has one of the smallest Twitter follower counts in the ACC. It should also be noted he did not tweet until April 2 and has done so a total of only 89 times.
Kelly, the junior college transfer from Pima Community College in Arizona, is the son of a military man, and his family has spent years on military bases all over the world from North Carolina to Germany to Arizona. His father, Terrance Kelly, is a data core engineer who manages computer systems for the Army, including those at Fort Drum. He travels to New York from Arizona roughly once a month to monitor the communications systems at Fort Drum.
To his grandfather, Macky MacPherson sometimes is Mack or Macky Boy. To Macky, Dick MacPherson always is Papa.
Right now, you hate to say ‘neck-and-neck’ because it is so cliche, but I really think it is neck-and-neck. Terrel Hunt had a bit leeway because he performed so well in the spring and Drew Allen was new, but Tim Lester, quarterbacks coach, said that Allen closed that gap really quickly. And now it’s just two guys fighting it out.
College Football Preview Projected Standings and Bowl Results. Syracuse finishes with 4.5 wins. I don't think half wins qualify for bowl eligibility.
Grey Flannel Auctions is offering the experience in conjunction with the Basketball Hall of Fame. The auction starts Friday at an unspecified time. It ends Sept. 7.