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Syracuse Daily Links - Keita Remains A Gametime Decision

<a href="" target="new">Michael Borkowski's latest over at</a> shows just how much Otto means business on Saturday.
Michael Borkowski's latest over at shows just how much Otto means business on Saturday.

Baye Moussa Keita Injury: Jim Boeheim, 'We Will Find Out Saturday' If He Can Play - SB Nation New York
"We will find out Saturday," said Boeheim who's squad host No. 20-ranked Marquette Golden Eagles at the Carrier Dome (4 p.m. on SNY). "He can't jump and when you can't jump it's hard to play basketball. Just gotta see how he feels and if he can jump he will be playing Saturday."...It was just a freak injury that happened walking off the court. I don't think I've had that one before. He's a tough kid. He played all last year with a fracture in his hand. He wanted to play yesterday and Fab told him he couldn't play."

Brent Axe goes one-on-one with Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim (podcast) |
"We are just going to keep playing. People thought when we got to the Big East we wouldn't do this. We are in the Big East and we are not going to change something that is successful." "Those are things as a coach you don't pre-determine. You try to play the guys you think will help you win the game."

Syracuse scouting report: Marquette | The Juice Online
Marquette raced out of the gates, winning its first 10 games before dropping two of three heading into Big East play. The last loss, a crushing 74-57 home loss against Vanderbilt, exposed what may be Marquette’s biggest problem this year—lack of size.

Syracuse Orange Basketball - 2012 Syracuse Commit Jerami Grant
Nation of Orange's sister site,, was able to catch up with Jerami at a recent high-school tournament.

Marquette Vs. Georgetown: Explaining How The Hoyas Rallied From A 17-Point Deficit - SB Nation DC
Marquette didn't do their job offensively in the second half, either. Over the last 13 minutes of the game, Georgetown outscored the Golden Eagles 34-14, as the visitors' offense became stagnant and predictable. Marquette turned the ball over 11 times in the second half, and star man Darius Johnson-Odom went just 1-for-6 from the field as the Hoyas swarmed the perimeter.

Watertown Daily Times | Waiters’ contributions to SU this season plentiful
So when Waiters describes his freshman season as "a real eye-opener,’’ you tend to believe him. When he calls himself "selfish and too cocky’’ during his first year of major college basketball, it’s hard not to take what he says as the truth.

Lots of Pulp: Dear Marquette ...
Revenge is a dish best served tea bagged.

Boeheim: "We owe everything" to Dave Gavitt | College Sports | Rhode Island news | The Providence Journal
"He made us all, and he did it in a way that never hurt anybody's feelings ever, and was respected by every side,'' Boeheim said. "He's the greatest man I've ever known, and we owe everything to him. Everything.''

The Post-Standard Columnist Bud Poliquin and The Score 1260 AM Radio Host of "On The Block " Brent Axe discuss SU Basketball. Video by Frank Ordonez/ The Post-Standard