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Believe it or not, Trevor Cooney’s 2013-2014 season ranks favorably with the historical three-point shooting at Syracuse.

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Syracuse Fans: Cut Trevor Cooney Some Slack | The Confidential

Trevor Cooney’s 2013-2014 season ranks favorably with the historical three-point shooting at Syracuse. At 44.8%, it would have been the 2nd best season in Syracuse history… and highest since the arc moved back to its current distance.

Otto the Orange (Syracuse) - Top 16 Mascots of the NCAA Tournament - Photos - -

An NCAA tournament just doesn't feel right without Otto. This little round mound of joy has the benefit of A) looking like a basketball B) staying super small and compact, so the costume can fit into overhead compartments and C) being a gosh-darned orange wearing sweatpants.

Former Canisius assistant talks about the recruitment of Damone Brown - YouTube

Brian Miller, head coach of the 2014 Section V Class A2 Champion Geneva Panthers varsity boys basketball team and former Canisius assistant coach under John Beilein talks about the recruitment of Damone Brown & Mike Hopkins' job prospects.

26 Signs You Bleed Orange For Syracuse Basketball

You own a closet full of orange T-shirts.

How 2010-2014 conference realignment affected recruiting (so far) -

Moving to the ACC has allowed Syracuse to get out of New York. Some programs can be content with doing a majority of their recruiting in state and drawing a large number of top prospects to campus. For a school like Syracuse, that isn't the case.

Ranking the NCAA Tournament coaches by playing career, 1-68 -

16. Jim Boeheim, Syracuse -- Boeheim evolved from a freshman walk-on at Syracuse to a team captain, one who helped the Orange all the way to the Elite Eight in his senior season of 1965-66. Boeheim subsequently played a couple of professional seasons with the Scranton Miners of the ABL, as unlikely as it might seem that Jim Boeheim made money playing basketball.

C.J. Fair looks upon the NCAA Tournament challenge facing Syracuse basketball, and recalls last season |

"Last year, we made a run to the Final Four," Fair said the other day. "But going into each game, you didn't want the season to end. Same with this year. Anything short of getting back to the Final Four would be kind of a disappointment because of how much fun we had last year."

Syracuse official: Basketball team should be higher than No. 9 on Forbes' list of most valuable teams |

"We are clearly in the top five," Giansante said. "To me, there's a group that shares the same qualities. There's North Carolina, Kentucky, Kansas, Syracuse and Louisville. All have great traditions and fans. All have huge arenas that seat 20,000-plus. Because of that, they have more top-end ticket pricing, as well as average pricing. I don't know in what order those five would fall, but I'd to me it's those five."

Former Syracuse guard Brandon Triche appears in two popular basketball videos |

The former Syracuse and Jamesville-DeWitt guard has a cameo in The Killers' NCAA Tournament video, where his expression of sheer joy punctuates a celebration of all things March Madness.

Syracuse football bringing back coaching clinic to strengthen ties in the Northeast |

The clinic, held March 29-30 on campus, will incorporate breakout sessions by position, a group session and a whiteboard session. The group will also view the team's practice on March 30 at the Carrier Dome. It's the first time Syracuse will host a clinic since 2012.

Former Syracuse basketball assistant Rob Murphy offers scouting report on Western Michigan |

"I still watch every game Syracuse plays,'' Murphy said. "I show my team film on Syracuse to use as teaching points. I showed them the Wake Forest game to show how they keep the ball out of the short corner. We use Syracuse to go over concepts we use defensively.''

The one constant: Coffey uses basketball to stay on track through adoption, divorce | The Daily Orange

When she was just 5 days old, she was adopted by Lorraine Coffey, only to be taken back three months later by her biological mother, Marie Bradford, who used drugs during her pregnancy. Then 5 months later, she was given back to Lorraine.

Syracuse University Athletics - Syracuse Continues Rise as Nationally Elite Program

How many schools made both the men's and women's NCAA tournaments AND won a college football bowl game this school year? Answer:  Just six – and Syracuse is one of them.

Syracuse University Athletics - Vote For ACC Must See Moments Of The Year

The ACC Digital Network (ACCDN) selected its 10 finalists for the ACC Must See Moments of the 2013-14 regular season for men's basketball, with two of the nominees coming from Syracuse.