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Recruiting Update: Fab Melo making teammates better | Orange Basketball Blog -
Checking in with Fab Melo, C.J. Fair, Baye Moussa Keita and Dion Waiters.

Virginia Cavaliers remain undefeated in Atlantic Coast Conference play - ESPN
Tier 1 is Texas, Kentucky and Kansas. Tier 2 likely includes Villanova, Syracuse, Michigan State, Duke, Purdue and possibly a few others at your discretion.

Orange::44: Back to Business: Three More Wins
The last week and a half as brought three more wins for Syracuse Basketball. Syracuse had one more non-conference tilt before embarking back on the Big East train. Syracuse handled their business, although it took a good half to truly recover from the Pittsburgh loss, however Syracuse bounced back and finished with three more wins, two of which were in the Big East.

3 Keys vs. West Virginia | Daily Orange Sports Blog
Contain Kevin Jones, Be Mean and find some Balance.

Syracuse's Mookie Jones and WVU's Kevin Jones to meet as close pals and Big East rivals | Orange Basketball Blog -
On Saturday, Mookie Jones’ Syracuse team plays Kevin Jones’ Mountaineers in Morgantown in a battle of top 10 teams. The Joneses plan to see each other before the game, "to go over old times," said Kevin Jones.

Syracuse, Georgetown Looking for Big East Road Wins Tops Weekend Preview | Bleacher Report
The last time the Orange went to Morgantown, the 'Cuse received one of its worst road beatings since a disastrous 39 point beat-down to DePaul in 2006.

Happy day in Morgantown with Devine, Sanders news - Big East Blog - ESPN
Running back Noel Devine and receiver Jock Sanders are both returning to school. Crap.

SPORTSbyBROOKS " Different Shade Of Storm For St. John’s Tonight
What was Rick Pitino doing in St. John’s locker room?

Decade Of Change: A Few Tweaks For College Basketball - SB Nation
The first decade of the 21st century was a good one for college basketball fans, especially from a viewing perspective. While all of this exposure is great, I'm not sure that the sport is actually growing in interest. I blame this on a combination of scheduling and cynicism -- both about the players and the actual competition. With this in mind, here are three major changes I'd like to see changed before 2020.

Video of C.J. Fair.  He's in there somewhere...