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Syracuse Daily Links - Drexel On 2012 Basketball Schedule


Once again, Drexel faces challenge in non-conference scheduling
Drexel’s RPI should be helped this season by the inclusion of Syracuse in the Dragons’ schedule, as Flint told Philahoops Tuesday that Drexel will play the Orange at the Carrier Dome this season. Other non-conference games for the Dragons include Illinois State, Rider, Princeton and Fairfield. Drexel also will compete in the Anaheim Classic, along with California, St. Mary’s, Xavier, Drake, Georgia Tech, Pacific and Rice.

Nation Of Orange - What To Expect From The SU Football Team in 2012
It’s the middle of the summer, which means Doug Marrone and the Syracuse Football team are busy preparing for the season that lies ahead. This will be Marrone’s 4th year at the helm, and it could be the last one that the Orange play as a member of the Big East conference. We’ll take a look at the expectations that this year’s team will face, and how we think they’ll do in comparison.

Another Tottenville star to play for Syracuse -
At this pace, the Tottenville football team may want to change its team colors, from purple to orange. For the second straight summer, the Pirates have sent their top player to Syracuse.

Augustus Edwards is coming to Syracuse; are more New York City football recruits on way? |
The Orange on Tuesday reeled in power tailback Augustus Edwards (6-foot-1, 220 pounds). It would love to add Xaverian High’s Laray Smith to the fold as well. Smith (6-1, 175) is a track and football star at the Brooklyn school and possesses the type of explosive big-play burst the team has lacked for several years (he runs the 100 in 10.4 seconds). He is down to five finalists – SU, Connecticut, Tennessee, Oregon and West Virginia, with the first three already offering scholarships. A planned unofficial visit to SU two weeks ago was postponed when Smith’s father was hospitalized due to an illness.

FizzCast: Gus Edwards Exclusive on Choosing Syracuse & Zach Allen’s Role : Orange Fizz
The X-Factor down the final stretch of Edwards’ recruitment was none other than Texas QB Zach Allen. Let that sink in. The future Elite 11 competitor told The Fizz he made it his mission to make sure Augustus was all sold on SU.

Kris Joseph shines in second summer league game with Boston Celtics |
Kris Joseph, the former Syracuse University player who was the No. 51 pick in the NBA Draft, scored 11 points and grabbed five rebounds in his second NBA Summer League game with the Boston Celtics on Tuesday. Joseph's effort helped Boston to an 82-73 victory over the Brooklyn Nets in Orlando.

Can Notre Dame And The ACC Squeeze Out A Decent Orange Bowl Together? -
How could the ACC and Notre Dame make this Orange Bowl thing work? They might need to involve another conference as well, and even then it still might not make for great games.

ACCross The Web, July 10 Articles
Aligning with Notre Dame in the Orange Bowl deal affords the Irish the opportunity to remain independent in football, which all but eliminates the possibility of a move to join the ACC. Ahhhhhh …. I see you, John Swofford. Strong defensive play, my man.

Free agent Jonny Flynn talks with Christopher Banks of about high school, college, and NBA life.