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Philly guards spend weekend at Chris Paul's camp
"It’s great," Jardine said. "You got some of the best point guards in the country that you’re competing against every year. And you got the best point guard in the NBA teaching you. I’ve built a good relationship with Chris Paul and he’s helped me throughout my college career, so it’s an honor."

Do you have a question for Floyd Little? Just ask. |
So, if you've got something on your mind regarding Little and his playing days at SU (or in the NFL), his views on today's Orange athletic progam (which he has recently rejoined), his thoughts on the college or pro game, or just about anything else, here is the chance to satisfy your curiosity.

Classic Big East - Kirby Dar Dar and Syracuse Punish Laid Back Spurrier and the Florida Gators - Big East Coast Bias
When Spurrier and his high flying offense headed to Syracuse, few figured it would be much of contest. Paul Pasqualoni's Orangemen (yes they were Orangemen back then) struggled with a pretty bad Maryland team the week before and as we'll see, Spurrier thought this just might be the week to try out a new, more mellow, coaching style. His experiment with being mellow would last just one week.

Why Hasn’t Syracuse Offered New Jersey DE Dominic Twitty a Scholarship? : Orange Fizz – Free Syracuse Recruiting News, Sports Rumors, Podcasts
"Read all of the articles out there about 3 and 4 star prospects who say they are interested in the Cuse, they have offers, but they are saying they can’t understand why the coaching staff is not contacting them. That is what is strange. As far as Devin Fuller goes, he has an offer from SU, is interested in SU, but has not had any contact with the SU staff. This kid is the 9th-rated QB in the country. Why are we not all over this kid?"

Javarris James Arrested With Weed Near Miami - Stampede Blue
When the Colts selected Delone Carter in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL Draft, the general sense was that Javarris James' days with the Colts were numbered. He also didn't do himself any favors on Thursday night when he was arrested in Fort Myers, Fl and charged with misdemeanor charges of marijuana possession.

Muffet McGraw says being able to share honor with others is special " Knoxville News Sentinel
During a visit by the Syracuse men's team, she hustled over to practice and Orange coach Jim Boeheim rewarded her by running whatever drill she wanted to see.

Knicks Hold Free Agent Workout Following D-League Acquisition - Ridiculous Upside
Others confirmed to be invited to the workout were guards Jerel McNeal, Will Conroy and Javaris Crittenton along with big men Cedric Simmons, Jeff Foote, Vernon Goodridge, Trent Plaisted, Ivan Johnson, Arinze Onuaku and Joe Alexander. McNeal, Crittenton, Goodridge, Johnson and Onuaku all played in the D-League last season.

High school coach says Orange getting good player in Joshua Parris (video) |
"He’s very athletic … a good receiver, good in-line blocker … very athletic," Johnson said. "He’s very deceptive in terms of speed. He might look like he’s not moving that fast, and all of a sudden he’s getting open."

Big East start dates - Big East Blog - ESPN
In the six seasons of its current conference configuration, the Big East is 186-79 in nonconference games. That .702 winning percentage is the best six-year run in the history of the conference.

2011 Syracuse football preview – Defense & Special Teams | The Juice Online
"Defensively, the ends and the safety position has been the strength," Marrone said. "Some of the young kids really stepped up and played well (during Spring practice). I was very happy with the way the defense performed and played together with a lot of guys having to fill some holes. We have a lot of good athletes there."

On the Bench takes a look back at what the 2010-2011 school year in SU athletics brought to the hill. Recapping the football team's bowl-clinching victory at Rutgers to the Pinstripe Bowl win at the Big Apple, OTB also speaks exclusively with head coach Doug Marrone about his second season at the helm.

Year in Review 2011 from David DeGuzman on Vimeo.