This Saturday the Syracuse men's basketball team will knock on the Georgetown Hoyas' door and ask to come in for one last play date. SU will try to avenge their loss at home to the Hoyas just 2 weeks ago. Of course this also marks the final Big East contest between the two bitter rivals, barring a confrontation in the Big East Tournament next week.
When Triche stepped onto the court for the opening tipoff against DePaul on Wednesday, it was the 137th start in his career. That put him ahead of Craig Forth, who had 136 starts from 2001 to 2005, and into second place on SU's all-time list.
Rick Pitino extended an offer to 2014 prospect Isaiah Whitehead Thursday. Pitino recently has focus his recruiting to the 2014 class after finishing a strong 2013 class last month. Louisville coaching staff visited Whitehead at Lincoln High School Thursday. Whitehead is a 6’4″ shooting guard from Brooklyn, New York. He is considered the eighth-best shooting guard and the 29th-best player in the 2014 class by 247Sports.Com. He has offers from Syracuse, Florida, St. Johns and several other Division-I schools.
Back with us again for this delightful exchange is Hoya Suxa, who has carved out a niche as being perhaps the most casually reviled yet lovable human anti-Georgetown swine on the internet. Mr. Suxa, this bomber of CasuALE is for you. Let's do this.
When I watch Syracuse walk off the floor of a regular season game for the last time as a member of the Big East Conference, it will mark the end of a dog fight which grew the game of college basketball into the behemoth that it is today. Like all deaths, it will be a sad and tragic end worth reflecting upon, but I’m counting on a Syracuse victory to allow me to mourn this passing like (Hollywood’s exaggerated and stereotypical version of) an Irish wake.
Porter had a huge game in front of 35,012 fans, and is going to look to have the same type of performance on Saturday at the Verizon Center.
The Hurricanes will travel 6,678 miles round-trip on four conference road games at Florida State, North Carolina, Duke and Pittsburgh. Boston College will travel 4,828 miles round-trip, good for fifth in the conference behind Miami, Syracuse, Florida State and Wake Forest.
The financial losses incurred by Syracuse University during the Bernie Fine sexual abuse allegations will be covered by its Pittsburgh-based insurance company, a state Supreme Court justice ruled Thursday.
According to a release from the Stonewalls, the tifo measures 52 feet by 25 feet and will feature both Jack the Bulldog and Otto the Orange. This will be the fifth tifo the Stonewalls have created this season.
Sure, just like Syracuse, Twitter is perception and if you see and perceive it to be a boring or negative place it can be but I have found some awesome people who at times feel like an extended family that help make my life better.
The Catholic Seven might have made for a powerhouse basketball conference in the 1980s, but times have changed.
In keeping with this reflective spirit that has enveloped the hours leading up to this game, we here at THE GLOBAL PHENOMENON fumbled through our limited casual rolodex and asked a plethora of people the following question: What is your favorite moment from the Georgetown-Syracuse rivalry?
Jack the Sports Dog is on a 5 game winning streak, but he was hoping for help from his sister Bear, a Helping Hounds Dog Rescue alum, to help steer him towards the Orange.