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Syracuse Daily Links - Leader Brandon Triche Ready To Lead Syracuse As It's Leader For Leading

Brandon Triche is going to be Syracuse's leader this season and he is ready to do so. Got it? Got it. Good.

Gregory Shamus

Syracuse basketball (video): Brandon Triche talks about new role, reflects on last season - SB Nation New York
Last Wednesday at the Big East Conference's annual media day in New York, I was able to speak to Triche at length about his new role and reflect a bit on last season's ups and downs.

Brandon Triche takes over leadership role for new-look Syracuse -
"The biggest difference is that we have young players who played last season," Triche said. "We're not going to be as deep because we don't have those young players off the bench." With so many relatively inexperienced players, Triche will have to be the leader. There's no more taking a backseat for him.

Kickoff Countdown: Can Syracuse contain USF’s BJ Daniels? | The Juice Online
In the days leading up to each SU football game, The Juice Online will address questions about the team in "Kickoff Countdown." Today’s question: Can Syracuse’s defense slow down USF’s BJ Daniels?

Red on Roundball: A look inside Syracuse basketball practice with Adrian Autry (video) |
Autry said 25 minutes of the team's regular practice is devoted to position-specific drills. Autry works with the team's forwards, while fellow assistants Mike Hopkins and Gerry McNamara coach the centers and guards, respectively.

Syracuse football team surpasses 500 yards three times in one season for first time since 1996 |
Syracuse (3-4, 2-1 Big East) has surpassed 500 yards of offense three times already this season, vs. Northwestern, Stony Brook and Connecticut. The last time a Syracuse team eclipsed 500 yards three times in one season was 1996 when it did it against Rutgers, Tulane and Army.

UConn basketball tickets are on sale, but good luck getting tickets for Syracuse - The UConn Blog
If you want to see the last ever Big East game between the Huskies and the Orange you'll need to pony up for either season tickets or a mini-plan. Sounds easy right? Well, not so much, because in playing around with the system this morning I was only able to find one combination that would get me a Syracuse ticket: a single game plan including Syracuse, New Hampshire and Maryland East Shore -- not exactly a winning combo, especially if you'll be sitting alone.

Late collapses leading to more close losses for Bulls | University of South Florida Bulls blog: USF Sports Bulletin | Tampa Bay Times
A big part of this is an unshakeable penchant for losing leads late -- in just 32 games under Holtz, USF has lost seven games in which it had a fourth-quarter lead, and lost another four in which the score was tied in the final period. By comparison, only four times have the Bulls rallied from fourth-quarter deficits to win -- and in two of those, they still lost fourth-quarter leads and had to win in overtime.

Newhouse Professional Gallert Additions
Anish Shroff, Pete Thamel, Keri Potts among the new additions to the wall.

Syracuse football team finds balance on offense in win over Connecticut |
"It was a big emphasis," Orange coach Doug Marrone said of the run game. "There was a lot of frustration. We knew we had to run the ball. We challenged those guys. We challenged them up front. We challenged their backs. I think we did a nice job. It shows that we can keep building and keep becoming more physical."

Dartmouth’s Jones finally gets chance with Syracuse Orange | Metro
Jones, a rugged six-foot-six forward who graduated from Halifax Grammar School more than four years ago, has suddenly emerged from obscurity and cracked the Syracuse roster as a training-camp walk-on. "When I was younger, this was always my favourite team," Jones said. "I remember watching Carmelo Anthony win a championship back in 2003 and for me, that really set up my whole love for the sport."

Syracuse native will interview Jim Boeheim about prostate cancer tonight on radio |
Dr. Stacy Loeb, a urologist in New York City, hosts a Men's Health radio show on Sirius XM 81 twice a month on Wednesday nights. Tonight, Loeb will interview SU coach Jim Boeheim about prostate cancer from 6:30 to 7 p.m.

Women's recap: Conference shakeout | College Soccer News
It’s been quite the bounce back season for #38 Princeton, and their Ivy League dominance continued over the weekend with a 3-1 win over Harvard. Forward Jen Hoy maintained her prolific scoring rate, bagging her 16th goal of the season in the process. Trailing Princeton in the standings are Penn and Dartmouth, both three points off the top, ahead of USF, Syracuse and Connecticut.

Jerami Grant — Meet the 2012 Syracuse basketball team | The Juice Online
For the record, Jerami Grant was the No. 9 power forward coming out of high school and a four star recruit by Rivals rated him four stars as well, and ESPN graded him at a 96. So when Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim uses the word "underrated" to describe Grant, it’s cause for some excitement.

'Syracuse 8' member preaches inner courage - College Heights Herald: Sports
"I get a call that I need to come see the coach… 'What’s this I hear about you and this black crap?’ my coach asked me," Allen recalled. "‘You need to make up your mind. Do you want to be black, or do you want to be a football player?’ "…I said, ‘coach I’ll be black all my life, and I’ll only be a football player for a short time. But playing football won’t interfere with me being black, and being black won’t affect my football.’"

Syracuse football team's offensive prowess is rewarded with coffee for the local food bank |
For every point the Orange scores in the Dome this season Dunkin’ Donuts will donate one pound of coffee to the food bank of Central New York for every point scored at home by the SU football team during its five games at the Dome this season. So far it has scored 123 points this season at its home venue with one Dome game remaining against Louisville on Nov. 10.

Big East: NFL Draft prospect watch -- Week 8 - CBSSports
2. LT Justin Pugh, 6-5, 298, Syracuse - Why he has the second spot: The quick-footed left tackle held explosive Connecticut DE Trevardo Williams without a sack in Friday's 40-10 win over the Huskies. UConn entered the game among the nation's leaders in sacks per game, but didn't record a single sack against Orange QB Ryan Nassib.

Time to get to know Lord Beckett of Wales, you guys.