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College basketball’s toughest venues - College Basketball -
Carrier Dome, Syracuse – The Sea of Orange is a site to behold at an arena that seats 33,000 fans. The Carrier Dome is the nation’s largest on-campus basketball venue. A total of 34,616 fans flocked to the arena in 2010 to see the Orange defeat Villanova. It was the largest on-campus attendance ever for a college basketball game.

Big East in Texas - Big East Blog - ESPN
Not every school needs to or wants to make inroads into Texas. Cincinnati, Syracuse, USF, Rutgers do not have players on their roster from the state, and have no commits for 2012 from Texas high school players.

Tax break request for new SU bookstore runs into opposition |
A private developer — Cameron Hill Construction LLC, an off-shoot of Cameron Group LLC — wants to build a $20 million, 85,000-square-foot building in front of a parking garage at 601 University Ave. owned by SU.

Community News for June 21, 2011 - Utica, NY - The Observer-Dispatch, Utica, New York
Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Mike Hopkins and graduate assistant coach Gerry McNamara scrimmaged with students and staff at the Upstate Cerebral Palsy Tradewinds Education Center.

Rutgers football recruiting update for the week of 6/21 - On the Banks
Syracuse fans really don't like to read Quentin Gause talk about how much he wants to be a broadcaster. It's true that Newhouse pretty much does run the NYC sports media. Don't discount the influence of experienced television executive Tim Pernetti's ROLODEX OF DOOM however, or that there is a big Rutgers contingent at WFAN.

Syracuse’s Blueprint to Start Landing the Blue-Chip Recruits It Covets : Orange Fizz – Free Syracuse Recruiting News, Sports Rumors, Podcasts
What’s holding the Orange back from finishing on these top prospects? There’s no one reason to point to, but there are a few areas in which the Orange is simply a step behind the elite level programs, like Clemson and Notre Dame.

SU’s Busy Backcourt " 900 Irving
Though Brandon Triche has been with the Orange for two full seasons, it feels like longer because there have been so many occasions where he appeared to have turned the corner and broken out, only to retreat back into his shell.

Who doesn't love bloopers? Here's some courtesy of Citrus TV featuring Megan McCormick and Johnny Mangano.