We’ve been down this road with Rakeem Christmas before. But doesn’t it feel a little different this time?
"They camp out in, you know, 50, 60 degree weather down there in North Carolina, we're out here in freezing temperatures, we're supposed to get below zero overnight on Tuesday. So I'd like to see a rivalry start with our basketball team, but also our student sections as well. I think we're a bit tougher camping out here on the cold concrete," added Ben Glidden, a Syracuse University student.
Face it: There are TWO HUNDRED MILLION crisp reasons why SU needs a new sports toy. But let's cap the number at 10.
It’s been an uncharacteristic two games for the Syracuse offense. C.J. Fair, averaging nearly 17 points per game, has scored just 25. Trevor Cooney, who’s shooting 41.2 percent from beyond the arc, has made just four of his last 13 3s.
For the third time this season, freshman Tyler Ennis was honored as the Atlantic Coast Conference's Rookie of the Week, the conference announced on Monday, Jan. 20.
The two teams with the longest average possession length on defense this season—that is, the two teams that make opposing offenses work longer than anyone else—are Arizona and Syracuse. Those two teams also happen to be undefeated and ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in the country.
Put it all together and you have a team that no Coach in the ACC is looking forward to facing. This includes legends Jim Boeheim and Mike Krzyzewski.