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Daily Links - Wes Johnson's Unforgettable Season

Daily Orange - Unforgettable: In just 1 season, Johnson captivates an entire city
Though he ultimately declared early for the draft, the transfer from Iowa State fell in love with the Syracuse community during his two seasons. His personality won over teammates, administrators and coaches alike. He developed a special rapport with fans that had them raving about his unique ability to connect to them. And he cemented himself as one of the top players ever at Syracuse.

Daily Orange - Why this hack will always remember 2009-10 Syracuse basketball team
But being around the 2009-10 Syracuse men’s basketball team was something more. I watched as the hype grew from Dolphin-prone lightweight to the toast of New York City in less than a month. I got to see Wes Johnson emerge from cagey forward to dazzling lottery pick.

2010 NBA Mock Draft, Version 1.0 - Ridiculous Upside
I really, really like Wesley Johnson. He didn't play last season after transferring from Iowa State, but there's a lot to like about the guy. He can shoot, run the floor, and hit the boards pretty hard at 'Cuse. Unfortunately, he'll be 23 when the NBA season starts and he played in Syracuse's zone defense (tough to project to the NBA).

Guess Who’s Getting Rave Reviews? : Orange Fizz: Syracuse Orange Sports Blog, Recruiting, Podcasts
I don’t think Mike is a bad person. These are not violent crimes he has a track record of. But he absolutely has been a knucklehead. He cost himself plenty of money in the draft since he always had the skills of a 1st or 2nd round guy. And he squandered a college career as one of the most exciting wideouts of the last 20 years in the 315.

Syracuse lacrosse team No. 4 in second RPI ratings; Cornell jumps to No. 6 |
The NCAA has released its second set of RPI ratings, and the Syracuse lacrosse team remains at No. 4, behind Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina and just ahead of Duke. Cornell's victory last week at Princeton jumped the Big Red to No. 6.

Syracuse | The 12 Year Itch: 13 Programs Struggling After Long Tenured Coach Leave | Bleacher Report
It’s been a dreadful six years for SU. Paul Pasqualoni ended his 14-year stint as the Orange’s second-winningest coach with a 107-59-1 record (.644 winning percentage). He guided SU to four Big East titles, nine bowl games and only one losing season. After his controversial firing in 2004, the Orange have complied a .237 winning percentage under two coaches.

Corcoran lacrosse star commits to SU : Sports : WSTM NBC3
CNY Central is the first to report that Corcoran High School lacrosse star James Cathers has made a verbal commitment to play lacrosse for Syracuse University.

Fan Appz on Facebook - NBA Cares Charity Challenge
The NBA Cares Charity Challenge presented by State Farm will run from May 3 through May 9. Carmelo Anthony needs your vote to win for the Special Olympics.

Post-spring Big East power rankings - College Football Nation Blog - ESPN
7. Syracuse: Delone Carter's suspension at the end of the spring cast a pall over the Orange camp, and quarterback competition could continue into August. Syracuse still should show improvement based simply on having more healthy bodies.

In the final part of CitrusTV's look into what makes a good lacrosse trick shot Syracuse attack Cody Jamieson shows Scott Grodsky how to score a no look goal. (check out the other parts here).