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Orange Watch: A unique Boeheim "milestone" on the horizon | The Juice Online
Well, here we are about to welcome 2012, 14 seasons later, the 36th year of Boeheim Ball, with an upcoming holiday break before what could be the final season of Big East play tipping next week, and off Thursday night’s win against Tulane to go to 13-0 for the nation’s top-ranked team, the Orange boss stands only eight wins away from moving past Rupp to become number four all-time (with four more victories than Jim Calhoun of 10-1 UConn as this article was published).

Syracuse University lacrosse team's list of lineup holes at midfield grew longer in the fall |
At the top of the list is the status of senior defensive short-stick midfielder Kevin Drew, considered among the best players in the game at his position. Drew was suspended indefinitely from the team in late October after he was charged by Syracuse police with driving while intoxicated, hit and run and resisting arrest. "One of your strengths coming back is Kevin, and now we don’t know what’s going to happen with Kevin," Desko said.

MBB | Carter-Williams impresses against Green Wave; Tomaszewski remains perfect from deep - Sports - The Daily Orange
"It's nice to be out there and play and have some extra minutes and have them get rest," Carter-Williams said. "I know the Big East is coming up and we're going to need them to be 100 percent."

Poliquin: The Christmas break has arrived for the Syracuse basketball team . . . and all seems well |
"I think we’re ready for the Big East, yeah," declared Dion Waiters, who led the Orange with his 15 points. "They’re going to come out swinging and we’ve got to come out swinging right along with them. This is what you come to college for -- to play those kinds of games.

Episode 06 ..::.. Holiday on the Hardwood | Upstate Hoops Podcast
A special holiday edition of the Upstate Hoops Podcast recorded on Thursday night after Syracuse's win over Tulane. A recap of the win and a look ahead to Seton Hall. Also, some Big East trivia and a look at which conferences have fared the best, and worst, heading into Christmas.

Morris Tells Fizz He’s a Homerun Threat, Wants to Be Next Great SU Back : Orange Fizz
"I expect myself to be one of the best tailbacks to come out of Syracuse."

Andy Katz's Daily Word: Syracuse Orange persevere through off-court distractions - ESPN
A handful of close friends of Boeheim have told that they haven't talked to him by phone and had limited if any text message correspondence. He is in his own personal lock down. It makes sense. His trusted inner circle has to be extremely tight at this point.

Syracuse Post-Standard basketball beat writer Mike Waters recaps the Orange's win over the Tulane Green Wave.