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2012 NBA Draft: Syracuse's Scoop Jardine To Work Out For Knicks - SB Nation New York
The executive called Jardine "real clever and crafty and very good at using angles and has good vision.’’ However, Jardine is not considered particularly athletic or possessing the kind of speed Lin showed during his breakout two months. Still, NBA scouts see Jardine as a potential backup, after he averaged 8.3 points and 4.7 assists for the Orange as a senior.

SB | After standout season, Syracuse looks to build on elite status to advance farther in 2013 - Sports - The Daily Orange
"The best sign of a team after a season isn't the awards and accolades," said Ross. "It's that they never want to stop playing. It says a lot about the future make up of this team that they don't stop preparing, even a day after the season ends."

WLAX | Final four teams boast Tewaaraton finalists leading programs in NCAA tournament - Sports - The Daily Orange
Tumolo has arguably the best chance of any Syracuse player in the program’s history to win the Tewaaraton Trophy. The Big East Offensive Player of the Year scored 43 goals to go along with a team-leading 40 assists during the regular season. The attack is the Orange’s second Tewaaraton finalist, joining Katie Rowan in 2008.

Top Ten Moments of the Syracuse Basketball Season: #6 - Inside the Loud House - A Syracuse Orange Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
The Orange had yet to play a "true" road game through that point of the season, so the North Carolina State game was a great opportunity to show the country what they are made of.

Northwestern — 2012 Syracuse Football preview | The Juice Online
Syracuse will open its season at the Carrier Dome on Saturday, September 1 against Big 10 foe Northwestern. In preparation for the game, we spoke with Philip Rossman-Reich from the Northwestern football blog Lake The Posts to get a scouting report on the Wildcats.

Syracuse ESPN Radio affiliate to broadcast from Bristol, Conn. |
Syracuse's ESPN Radio affiliate will broadcast its afternoon show, Upon Further Review, live from Bristol, Conn., on Wednesday. The show, which runs from 3 to 6 p.m. on 97.7 FM, was one of a dozen ESPN affiliates around the nation chosen to broadcast from "Audio Avenue" on the quad at ESPN's headquarters.

Syracuse basketball ranks ninth in Sporting News' preseason top 25 (DeCourcy) |
Point guard Michael Carter-Williams could have changed his initials from MCW to DNP. He sat through 11 entire games as a freshman, but that was more about Scoop Jardine and Dion Waiters than Carter-Williams, who brings size, creativity and touch to his position. Remember when Thomas Robinson was a 15-minute backup for Kansas? Yeah, that’s hard to recall now, isn’t it?

Will not pushing for an 8-team college football playoff doom the ACC, Big East? |
Eight teams provide not just far more profit but also the opportunity for each of the six "major" conferences (ACC and Big East included) to get an automatic bid to the tournament. That guarantees access, revenue and power. Every major conference's regular season (and conference title game) now would matter more. (When was the last time the ACC title game had any national impact?)

C.J. Fair returned to Brewster Academy to play in an alumni game that included Will Barton (Memphis), Melvin Ejim (Iowa State), Mitch McGary (Michigan) and T.J. Warren (N.C. State).