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Leftover thoughts from Syracuse's big win over Florida | Orange Basketball Blog -
Andy Rautins - "We’re a confident team. But we still go out every game like we have something to prove. Rankings mean nothing. We’re a very humble team. And we’re hungry. We’re hungry for every win."

Basketball Prospectus | Unfiltered
I’m hearing a lot about how good the sassy new-look larger-player Syracuse defense is this season. The numbers from the Orangemen’s 9-0 start are indeed quite gaudy (the ‘Cuse has allowed opponents to score just 0.82 points per trip), and after last night’s 85-73 win over Florida in Tampa, Pete Thamel proclaimed this D the best he’s seen from his alma mater in the last 15 years.

Pac-10, Syracuse Top College Basketball Christmas Naughty or Nice List -
The Big East coaches picked the Orange to finish sixth in the league. At this rate, the team that Bob Knight called the most impressive in the country might not finish worse than sixth in the country. Iowa State transfer Wesley Johnson is a legitimate Player of the Year candidate.

Syracuse University football team receives academic honor | Orange Football Blog -
The Syracuse University football team is one of 41 to earn the 2009 American Football Coaches Association Academic Achievement Honorable Mention Award, marking the 18th time the Orange has been honored.

Syracuse University Athletics - SU Makes ESPN The Magazine's List Of The Year's Top Sports Stories
Syracuse is featured twice on ESPN The Magazine’s list of the top 100 sports stories of 2009. The list appears in the Dec. 14 issue and includes the men’s basketball team’s classic six-overtime BIG EAST Tournament victory against Connecticut (No. 29), as well as Kenny Nims’ game-tying goal with 4.5 seconds left versus Cornell in the NCAA men’s lacrosse national championship game (No. 90).

Ernie Davis Heisman 1959 Syracuse Championship Ring - eBay (item 220525056478 end time Dec-17-09 11:22:17 PST)
A Syracuse University 1959 National Championship Ring Salesman Sample for Ernie Davis is up for auction.

Boneyardpin - War Otto Pins
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Facebook | "Orange out" the Syracuse vs. Villanova game
Villanova beat us twice last year, including a game in the Dome. lets ORANGE OUT the dome and show the world the best fans in college basketball wear orange!

Earn a chance to win Bulldogs tickets - Sports - Daily Review
In what was originally shaping up as an already exciting Elmira Bulldogs season opener has just taken a even more sudden twist. A last minute addition to the game roster for the visiting Hudson Valley Hype is former Syracuse University star player Louie McCroskey.

Casual Communication: Where Amazing Doesn't Happen - Casual Hoya
You stay classy, Hoya fans..."For players, my favorite was for Syracuse guard Eric Devendorf, in light of his assault charges. It was a simple "You hit wo-men" (clap, clap, clap clap clap). "