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Syracuse lacrosse team weathers storm, pulls away from Army 12-7 |
Call it Even-Steven. In the season-opener nine days earlier, everything had come oh so easy for the top-ranked Syracuse University lacrosse team. Sunday, nothing did. Yet, the Orange kept digging, kept shooting and kept after visiting Army, finally wearing down the Cadets 12-7 before a crowd of 4,432 in the Carrier Dome.

How Jim Boeheim Built the No. 1 Team in the Nation: No Top 50 Recruits in His Playing Rotation | The Big Lead
Jim Boeheim’s built a terrific team – we thought they had the look of a Final Four team after dismembering Cal in November – and amazingly, his 7-man rotation doesn’t include a Top 50 recruit.

OrangeHoops: A History of 30k Crowds
Playing in front of the 30k crowds was exciting for the fans, but not a significant home court advantage in the early going.

Who Are We - View - Jeff and Carol / Jeff Egnaczyk
Since 2006 the program has been on the bubble several times near the end of the season. This year that won't be the case. Somehow though, with the team getting first place votes, there is more pressure.

Anthony Rice Balls Donahue With Jim Boeheim 2/28/2010 - TheKnicksblog Radio on Blog Talk Radio
Jim Boeheim joins TheKnicksblog Radio to talk SU hoops (28 minute mark)

Choose Your Own Adventure For Big East Expansion: It’s Not Easy Being Green (or Purple) " FRANK THE TANK’S SLANT
Before anyone can even get to talking about additional Big East schools, though, the overarching question is "WTF does the Big East want to be?"

SB Nation Bracketology: Duke Opens March On Top Line; Nine Big East Teams In - SB Nation
SB Nation's Chris Dobbertean presents his first NCAA Tournament projection for the month of March. The Orange remain a top seed.

Enter the Villagnome (36 Chambers of Jay Wright) - Playmaker Mobile
In case you didn't realize it on Saturday, @andyrautinshair was actually a Nova fan. I still like the idea of Andy Rautins' Hair having its own feed. Oh well.

Syracuse Adds One Of The Nation’s Best Shooters | Dime Magazine (
When naming the player whom he emulates, Sanford School (Hockessin, Del.) junior Trevor Cooney often ruffles the feathers of Duke haters. But it should not come as a surprise, because only a shooter of Cooney’s caliber can appreciate the finer things of the art. "J.J. Redick," says Cooney proudly. "I look at him and just how he gets his shots off. A shooter and definitely a winner."

Syracuse fans react to the official announcement of 34,616.

In case you missed it, Andy's no-look pass from Saturday.