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CuseConfidential.com - Orange outlast Hoyas
The rivalry between Syracuse and Georgetown has featured dozens of games that have gone back and forth, seven that went to overtime and a handful of blowouts. Then there was the one played Thursday night, which stands in a class by itself.

Sully's Court: 'Cuse proves itself again - The Boston Globe College Sports Blog - Boston.com
Here's the message: Syracuse is good enough to repel a outstanding comeback by a good team and there's no question it can win it all; Georgetown can't be trusted to play well consistently.

In battle of attrition, Syracuse outlasts Georgetown - Joe Lemire - SI.com
"This whole season I've felt like I'm a mismatch for guys who are 4's or 5's guarding me -- I feel like I can take them off the dribble," said Joseph, noting those same jeering fans all wore sad and droopy faces after his basket and adding with a smile, "I probably have a few texts from some of them right now."

SB Nation's College Hoops Power 16: Remember That Guy? - SB Nation
The Orange clock in at No. 3 and we remember Preston Shumpert.

An in-depth look at college basketball's player of the year race
Johnson was cruising along at the top for a while, but a rough fall coupled with Evan Turner's emergence really set him back. He will need to close the season with a vengeance to even have a chance at catching Turner and Wall at this point. Although a Syracuse Big East regular season title wouldn't hurt.

Tickets still available for Syracuse game at Providence on Feb. 23 | Orange Basketball Blog - syracuse.com
Providence College officials announced today that there are still some tickets available for the Providence-Syracuse game on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at the Dunkin' Donuts Center.

Wishing Brad Bierman a speedy recovery | Orange Basketball Blog - syracuse.com
Brad Bierman, who has covered Syracuse University sports for 30 years, suffered a heart attack on Wednesday night. He is recovering in a Philadelphia area hospital.

Battling for a #1 seed - Hammer and Rails
Here are my six #1 seed contenders as of right now: Kansas (25-1), Kentucky (25-1), Syracuse (24-2), Villanova (22-3), Purdue (22-3), Duke (22-4)

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