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No. 4 Syracuse. No. 7 Villanova. 34,616. What Else Do I Need To Say?

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Here we go.  All the hype, all the stories, all the previews...we're finally here.  The question is, where will you be?

Those of you who will be among the 34,616, we salute you.  Make noise.  Lots of noise.  Ungodly amounts of noise.  Richter-Scale shaking noise. The kind of noise that would cause an opposing player with loose bowels to let loose all over themselves.

As for the rest of us, let the folks know where you'll be.  Maybe someone in your area needs a refuge to root for the Orange.  Let's stop being co-workers and start being co-people.

As for me?  I'll be with the big LA Orange contingent at Hollywood Billiards.  A huge SU turnout is supposed to be going on and prizes will be given out.  You know me.  I love prizes.  If you're in the LA-area and want to be amongst "better" people, I'll see you there. 

INSERT "I'LL BE THE ONE WEARING ORANGE" JOKE HERE.

But seriously, if you come on down, please search me out and accost me.  I'm very striking so I can't imagine you'll miss me.  I will be wearing my Gregapalooza T-shirt, I can't imagine too many people in LA are sporting those.  If you do say hi and introduce yourself and I don't know who are, don't hold it against me!  Even though I've talked to you online many times, SUBRO6969, I have a horrible memory.

Syracuse-Villanova links, previews, videos and notes after the jump...

Hot Pick from the Hot Dog: SU vs. 'Nova (BETRAYAL!)...CNYCentral.com

No lie: 34,616 of the Orange's best friends will gather in the Carrier Dome on Saturday night...Bud Poliquin

Mike Waters talks about the Big East, ACC and more with TK99's 'Gomez & Dave'...Mike Waters

SU-Villanova Podcast...Brent Axe

Pact mentality for Philly boys Jardine and Jackson, now at Syracuse...Philly.com

In the moment: After weeks of build up, SU vs. Villanova finally arrives...Matt Ehalt, D.O.

Anyone Know Anything About A Game Saturday...CuseOrange

ESPN College GameDay Tickets Available Until Friday...SUAthletics.com

Students already camped for Carrier Dome seats...ESPN

Villanova set for Syracuse matchup...Philly.com

ESPN Weekend Watch...ESPN

Villanova-Syracuse game a big hit at the box office; NCAA record crowd of 34,616...L.A. Times

Police offer suggestions on how to get to SU game and where to park...Robert A. Baker

Villanova - Syracuse Preview OR GAMEDAY...Orange44