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Syracuse Daily Links - Orange Will Have Their Hands Full

The odds of Jim Boeheim blowing a gasket this week after being asked about Keith Smart for the second or third time are 2-1.


Pitoniak: SU will have its hands full vs. Indiana

The odds of Syracuse winning it all have improved to 12-1. (That's a pretty significant jump, because after the way the Orange men stumbled to the regular-season finish line with four losses in their final five, those odds were probably 100-1 two weeks ago.) And the odds of Jim Boeheim blowing a gasket this week after being asked about Keith Smart for the second or third time are 2-1.

Syracuse's Otto the Orange | The 17 Worst Mascots of March Madness |

Syracuse's Otto the Orange - A furry (moldy?), often-deformed orange with an insipid smile. Otto the Orange was almost named "Opie", which rhymes with dopey. The name doesn't rhyme, but it's still dopey.

Orange Watch: Forget 1987, the time for Syracuse basketball is now | The Juice Online

Now as two of the sport’s elite programs meet Thursday night for the first time since ’98 in Hawaii, about the only things that will be the same inside the Verizon Center as in the previous meetings will be Indiana wearing white, Syracuse orange, and Coach Boeheim patrolling the sideline watching his team play the 2-3 zone with abandonment.

National Orange Day celebrates SU’s founding with special menu, community service | The Daily Orange

Ernie Davis Dining Center, decorated with orange tablecloths and balloons, celebrated National Orange Day with a menu that included cheese and crackers, orange chicken, butternut squash, orange Jell-O with Cool Whip and freshly squeezed orange juice.

Fire at Syracuse star’s home started in chimney | Boston Herald

The Fire Marshal’s Office said a fireplace with an insert was in use at the time of the fire. Brand said today the house is uninhabitable.

Syracuse Versus Indiana: We Still Hate Keith Smart - Inside the Loud House - A Syracuse Orange Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

This week will be painful, Syracuse fans. I’m not saying it will affect the team in any way since they weren’t born yet, but for fans this can be an opportunity for some closure with a win over the Hoosiers Thursday night. Syracuse has won a National Championship since that terrible night which eases the pain a little bit, but when the Orange and Hoosiers meet up in the nation’s capital Thursday, the memories will still be there. And for the Orange faithful, the hatred will still be there as well.

Syracuse men's lacrosse loss to Villanova, what to take away |

Normally I would say a team doesn’t need to worry about one ugly performance and how it might affect them the rest of the year. But going 2-for-24 on faceoffs after having all sorts of issues at the X last year has to give Syracuse cause for concern.

Seven things to know about Indiana, Syracuse's next opponent in the NCAA men's basketball tournament |

The Hoosiers rank third in the NCAA in points and three-point percentage and sixth in field-goal percentage.

Syracuse football's latest commit, Malcolm Howard, worked way up from JUCO walk-on |

"I had the most positive belief in myself. I knew I worked too hard for it not to happen. It wouldn't have been possible for it not to happen with how hard I worked. I was working harder than the guys who were on scholarship."

Conference mess: Syracuse 'representing Syracuse' | College basketball rankings news, scores, highlights and photos

"Right now we're still members of the Big East, and we're representing the Big East right now," coach Jim Boeheim said. "But it's kind of, it's a real gray area, there, I think, as well. Really when we get to this stage I really think that we're representing Syracuse at this stage pretty much."

Syracuse University Athletics - Rice Earns BIG EAST Honor Roll Nod

Against Providence on March 19, Riced tied his career high with four points (two goals, two assists) in the team's 18-9 win. He followed it up with two goals and one assist in Saturday's 11-10 loss at Villanova. For the season, Rice ranks second on the team in scoring with 17 points (seven goals, 10 assists).

Syracuse University Athletics - Murray Named BIG EAST Player of the Week

Murray scored five goals and dished out three assists against the Huskies. She had two goals and three assists in the first half, helping SU to a 7-0 halftime lead. Murray added three goals in the second half, and her final tally of the day gave the Orange its largest lead of the game at 16-1. In addition, she recorded two draw controls and one ground ball.

2013 NBA Mock Draft: Shabazz Muhammad is the new Yi Jianlian -

7. Sacramento Kings: Michael Carter-Williams, Syracuse. Word of caution to other mockers out there: if you dare replace "Sacramento Kings" with "Seattle SuperSonics" in your mock before the NBA makes its decision, I will find you and I will stab you with a very sharp Dario Saric.

Anish Shroff's German Shepard Lola chose between Syracuse and Indiana...whoever she picked is locked in as the winner...