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Huge Recruiting Win for Marrone: 3-Star DL Josh Manley Picks Syracuse : Orange Fizz
This is an enormous late signing for the Orange. Many felt the Georgia native would choose to stay closer to home and pick Georgia Tech or another southeastern school like Virginia or NC State. He also had offers from Purdue and Mississippi State. Not only is he a terrific talent who spurned other BCS programs, but he fills a position of need.

Syracuse basketball recruit Nerlens Noel dominates in Hoophall Classic game | syracuse.com
In between Syracuse's 78-55 win over Providence Saturday and tonight's game against Pittsburgh, assistant coach Mike Hopkins traveled to Springfield, Massachusetts, to watch some of the Orange's top recruiting targets compete in the Spalding Hoophall Classic.

Metro - Syracuse stars reflect on Sixers, Iverson
"I’m a big Sixers fan, too, and watching A.I. was amazing," Waiters said. "I have so many friends here in Philly, but I always wanted to go play for Syracuse in the Carrier Dome with all those thousands of people watching. I verbally committed early, around the ninth grade. I love Philly hoops, but playing for Syracuse is something I wanted. It’s working out very well. I’m very excited about our chances this season."

Savvy scheduling may push Gonzaga, Butler into tourney, more - Seth Davis - SI.com
It's odd that so many more people (myself included) are talking about the possibility that Murray State will go undefeated than the possibility that Syracuse will go undefeated. The Orange got a scheduling break because they only have to play Georgetown at home. I'm guessing Syracuse will lose soon just because its players are human (I think) and will turn in a lousy game. But wouldn't it be something if the Orange still had a bagel in the losing column heading into their Feb. 25 date at UConn?

Lots of Pulp: The True Ball So Hard University
Next up on our :44 second video series Syracuse Basketball: Ball So Hard. Thanks Yeezy and Jay-Z. We appreciate the help.

Mike's Mailbox: Why isn't Brandon Triche listed among the Big East's top free-throw shooters? | syracuse.com
At his current 87.1 percent, Triche would have the eighth-best season free-throw percentage in Syracuse history. Current SU assistant Gerry McNamara had four seasons at or above 87.2 percent. McNamara holds the all-time record, making 90.9 percent of his free throws in the 2002-03 season.

Syracuse Basketball: Dion Waiters Is No. 1 Orange's 'Go-To' Guy - SB Nation New York
The national college basketball pundits say that the No. 1-ranked Syracuse Orange lack a go-to player. SB Nation New York's Jared Smith says they do, and his name is Dion Waiters.

Syracuse Orange Basketball - Bernie Fine Allegations: After All the Twists and Turns, We're Back to the Beginning
So where do we go from here? Do these developments change the public perception of Davis' and Lang's credibility? Their credibility has been questioned already. The most responsible action that fans and the public can take is to wait for the investigation to be complete, wait for the defamation lawsuit to finish, and see where things stand at that point. Given these latest developments, that seems to be the prudent response.

Big East Basketball 1.15.12: What Fans Learned Saturday - SB Nation New York
Everybody knows how talented sophomore guards Jeremy Lamb and Napier are, but add the inside presence of Oriakhi and Drummond -- who's made an early-game transition layup against the Irish was meaningless but very impressive -- this is a very dangerous team, especially against the No. 1-ranked Syracuse Orange.

Syracuse Orange Basketball Recruiting: Catching Up with Dajuan Coleman | Bleacher Report
Coleman still feels great about being a part of the Orange, and is "100 percent going there next year, so I'm going to be an Orangeman." "I'm kind of nervous every time they play because everybody wants to get at 'em, but I'm really happy for them and can't wait to get out there next year."

Podcast w/ Sean Keeley of NunesMagician.com | The Campus Socialite - Campus Lifestyle for College Students
Sean Keeley the creator of Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician (NunesMagician.com) drops by to talk every Orange! We briefly touch on the football season that was before talking about the Bernie Fine scandal and Sean’s coverage of that over the past few months as well as our #1 ranked hoops squad and what lays ahead for Boeheim and the boys.

What one word would you use to describe this year's Syracuse University men's basketball team?