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Mighty Fab Melo, via <a href="" target="new">Mike Borkowski and</a>.
Mighty Fab Melo, via Mike Borkowski and

Former Syracuse athletes Lawrence Moten and Dave Jacobs want to bring university and community together |
It’s an Orange version of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ famous Terrible Towel. The towel is emblazoned with Moten’s initials and the number 2334, which represents his school-record career scoring total. The towel, initially in orange and eventually in white and blue as well, will be sold at Jacobs’ Shirt World on Marshall Street and also at the Dome. Jacobs said a portion of the proceeds from the towel will go to the Jim and Juli Boeheim Foundation, the Say Yes to Education program and SU’s Burton Blatt Institute, which advocates on behalf of people with disabilities.

Cuse Now Drawing Attention For All The Right Reasons |
"I haven’t watched Syracuse yet, for obvious reasons," West Virginia coach Bob Huggins cracked on Thursday’s Big East conference call. "I have a hard enough time sleeping as it is."

Watertown Daily Times | Melo’s improved play has SU smiling
This season, Melo’s on-court time has increased to the point where he now ranks third on the team in average minutes played (22.5 per game). He logged 32 minutes against Stanford, and has played at least 25 minutes four other times.

Orange Watch: The coach in-waiting is a patient man | The Juice Online
It’s been an amazing journey for me. It’s like you tell your team, the ups and downs, the losses and wins, you just try to work on the process and you just try to become the best I can become. If the opportunity exists or something happens, I could never see myself leaving, but it’s some of those things you just never know.

NBA Draft Toolbox: Syracuse System Puts A Shine On, Obscures Pro Prospects -
Jim Boeheim's 2-3 zone obscures much of what Syracuse's NBA-level prospects can do. Despite that, Fab Melo and Kris Joseph have drawn NBA attention, and a few youngsters will do the same next season.

Syracuse Orange Basketball - Tyler Ennis Video Interview
One of's sister sites,, was at St. Benedict's in New Jersey tonight to watch 2013 point guard Tyler Ennis. Check out this video interview from after the game.

Syracuse Basketball 2012: Scoop Jardine Is A Championship Caliber Point Guard - SB Nation New York
Does Jardine make some head-scratching plays at times? Of course, but I've done a lot less head-pounding-against-a-wall with Jardine then I did with former point guard Eric Devendorf -- a player some fans say was better.

Your Team Sucks: Big East Power Rankings Week One - Card Chronicle
The Orange are playing so far above the rest of the league right now that it's ridiculous. The starts are great. The bench has been fantastic. Dion Waiters is the 6th man of the year and right now probably the Big East player of the year. They've been up at least 16 in every Big East game this season. That's domination.

Gary Parrish talks about Syracuse and compares the team to Kentucky with Tim Brando.