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Syracuse Daily Links - Alec Lemon Named Big East Offensive Player Of The Week

Lemon had nine receptions for 176 yards and two touchdowns in the Orange victory over then-No. 10 Louisville.

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Syracuse football receiver Alec Lemon named Big East offensive player of the week |
Lemon had nine receptions for 176 yards and two touchdowns in the Orange victory over then-No. 10 Louisville. The Cardinals are now ranked No. 18 in the USA Today coaches poll and 20th in the Associated Press polls.

Syracuse fans invade West Coast for Battle on the Midway |
Despite the fact that the Aztecs were the hometown team and the Orange traveled across the country, Syracuse fans made their presence felt. The actual breakdown was in the 60-40 range in favor of San Diego State.

Dion Waiters' first week in the NBA |
When the Cleveland Cavaliers selected Syracuse's Dion Waiters with the No. 4 pick in the NBA draft, many Cavaliers fans bemoaned the pick. Well, in his first week in the NBA, Waiters has made the Cavs' brass look pretty good.

There is still a scenario where Syracuse football shares the Big East title |
After Syracuse University’s big win over Louisville on Saturday, some fans asked if the Orange could still possibly win the Big East Conference title, and thus serve as the league’s BCS bowl representative. The answer is yes, the Orange could share a league crown with Louisville. But please think long and hard before betting the farm on it.

Syracuse trounces undefeated Louisville | The Juice Online
Saturday afternoon, Syracuse sent its senior class out in style with a 45-26 romp over previously undefeated #10 Louisville. The Orange (5-5, 4-2 Big East) also gave their bowl hopes a major jolt with the win over the Cardinals (9-1, 4-1), as they now need to win only one of their remaining two contests on the schedule. As has often been the case on the season, the SU offense was the driving force, racking up 524 total yards, including 278 on the ground.

Syracuse football challenge - come down from that cloud and prepare for a tough trip west |
The Orange travels to face a team that, like itself, is coming off of an emotional win (51-48 in four overtimes at Tennessee) and one that is also 5-5, and striving for one more victory to become bowl eligible.

"Syracuse hoping to duplicate last week's upset" - Beyond the Box Score -
While speaking on the Big East teleconference on Monday, Syracuse coach Doug Marrone said he hopes to "mirror" last week's preparations this week, hoping to turn one upset into two. "How you prepared last week, what you did, whatever it may be. How do we mirror that so we can have the same type of performance to what we had a week ago?" he said. "That's always what you strive to do."

The Poll Attacks -
The college basketball polls were updated today. So you know what that means, right? Ron Morris gets special notice.

Breaking down college hoops' good and bad from opening weekend - Seth Davis -
The Orange's size, length and athleticism completely overwhelmed the Aztecs. It was quite the impressive display. Junior forward C.J. Fair (17 points, 7-for-15 shooting) showed off a vastly improved outside touch. Guards Brandon Triche and Michael Carter-Williams were brilliant in attacking the rim. I was surprised that heralded freshman center Dajuan Coleman, who started the game, only played nine minutes, but the Orange's frontline is so deep it hardly mattered. Like I said, it's only the opening weekend, but Syracuse was the best team I saw over these three days.

Syracuse Football vs. Louisville: Orange shake off frustrations with impressive victory - SB Nation New York
The Syracuse football team finally put together a perfect game Saturday and defeated Louisville, 45-26. SB Nation New York's Jared Smith runs through the story lines of the Orange's upset win.

Orange Spuncast: SU vs. SDSU Review | College Spun – Taking College Sports Back For College Students As-Of 8/27/2012
Earlier today, Syracuse defeated San Diego State in the Battle on the Midway, 62-49. Ben Glidden and Danny Connors give us a game review, their "College Spun Players Of The Game", and a preview of SU’s next opponent, Wagner.

Big East Basketball Power Rankings Week One - The UConn Blog
There aren't a ton of surprises in this poll, Louisville, Syracuse and Notre Dame were clear favorites for the top three spots, with Louisville grabbing nine of the ten first place votes that were cast.

Some highlights from the Battle on the Midway...

Enjoy this look at Otto's Army, a student-led group that proudly and passionately supports Syracuse University Athletics. See how their efforts helped to make things difficult on top ten football opponent Louisville, during the Orange's 45-26 win over the Cardinals.