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Syracuse Football Recruiting 2012: How Much Will Greg Schiano's Departure Help Orange On National Signing Day? - SB Nation New York
According to an report, Syracuse has already contacted three-star wide receiver Leonte Carroo, who was had already verbally committed to Rutgers and was suppose to meet with Schiano Thursday but coach never showed.

Greg Schiano Left Rutgers Partially Due To Big East Realignment, According To Report -
Greg Schiano left the Rutgers Scarlet Knights in part because of the conference's unsteadiness, according to Joe Schad.

Ultimate Rockets " Rockets pass on lottery picks’ options, extensions to save money for summer
The Rockets on Wednesday let pass the deadline to pick up another season on the contracts of their four lottery picks from the 2009 NBA draft — Hasheem Thabeet, Jonny Flynn, Terrence Williams and Jordan Hill — to save enough cap space next summer to acquire a maximum-contract player.

The Bud and Brent Show: The storm over Syracuse basketball's gray uniforms |
So, what do Bud and Brent think of the new threads? Are they too reminiscent of the uniforms of another Big East team that Syracuse fans are known to hate?

Syracuse a different kind of dangerous than Kentucky | John Clay |
With Melo, the Orange have the ingredients to beat Kentucky. That doesn't mean Syracuse would, but it has to be included among the handful of teams that could.

Titus' Top 12 college basketball power rankings for Week 7, including Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio State, and more - Grantland
If Syracuse were a man-to-man team, losing Melo might not have been a huge deal. But because they play a 2-3 zone, he is the most important defensive player on the team simply because he's the starting center. His importance in Syracuse's defense can't be understated, and since a big part of Syracuse's game is forcing turnovers and scoring in transition, Melo's absence was a big reason why the Orange lost to Notre Dame.

Jones preparing for draft | Press & Sun-Bulletin |
"I had told my coaches that if I was projected to go in the top three rounds, I'd probably be forced to leave," said Jones, a member of Union-Endicott High's Class of 2008. "They told me I'd likely be drafted as high as the third round, and they're usually very conservative with that. So I took that as meaning second to third round."

Kentucky claws its way to top spot, as Syracuse drops in Rankings - Luke Winn -
The platinums are apparently five percent lighter, which, combined with the further erosion of soul/identity that the teams wearing them experience, should make players almost float, apparition-like, and allow them to throw down super-sick dunks.

WBB | WRECKING BALL: Connecticut demolishes Syracuse behind hot shooting in 2nd half - Sports - The Daily Orange
"We lost by 40. You can't take anything positive when you lose by 40 points," Hillsman said. "We had a great opportunity in this basketball game, and I'm not going to take anything positive from this game."

Syracuse University junior Sam Morrison won $100 from his Dad after doing a back-flip every day for a year.