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Demetris Wilkins was the only Orange in the starting line-up to score double digits but Eric Devendorf came off the bench with his hot hand, scoring 19 and leading the Orange to a 68-58 victory over Rutgers. A convincing victory for Syracuse despite the fact that were yet again out rebounded (34-33) and committed more turnovers (15-11). Daryl Watkins added 9 points and 12 rebounds to the victory. Rutgers shot a woeful 29.5 percent (18-for-61).

Rutger head coach and fuhrer Fred Hill was displeased. Keep that man away from Temple Beth Ohr.

Cuse Country was on hand at the game so stop by to get a feel the atmosphere. Jersey knew how to do itself proud with some "particularly lusty boos for the two SU starters from NJ." It's not known if the CC guys stopped by the grease trucks for a victory Fat Bitch but I'm holding out hope.

Ed. Note: Yeah, I have no idea who Demetris Wilkins is either, but you can just go ahead and insert Demetris Nichols there. Carry on...