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Dook Basketball Report; "MSG is home game for SU"

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The Dook Basketball Report went ahead and counted MSG as "home" games for SU in their schedule evaluations. Oddly, they don't seem to be counting ACC Tournament games in Greensboro as Dook home games. I hate Georgetown far more than I'll ever able to hate Dook, but at least G'Town has basic understanding of geography.

Rodgers named a Wuerffel Trophy Finalist

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"Syracuse senior captain Sam Rodgers is one of 12 finalists for the 2014 Wuerffel Trophy, an award presented annually that honors the college football player who best exhibits exemplary community service. Rodgers, who has played every game at long snapper for the Orange since arriving on campus, has received numerous honors for his contributions to the community including being selected to the AFCA Good Works Team previously this year and earning his third selection to the CoSida Academic All-District Team last week."

Map of football frenzied-ness

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Looks like there's only a couple of pockets in the northeast, if that. I do wonder if population density also drives much of the effects...so So Cal, Miami, etc

USA Today Bracketology: Syracuse a 6-Seed in Preseason

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Syracuse is picked as a six-seed in this early projection, facing Georgia in the Midwest region. Would likely have to beat two of Louisville, Georgetown and Michigan (plus Texas) to get to Final Four.

Why Syracuse University Students Have Been Sitting In For The Last Week

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After the closure of the Advocacy Center, the cutting of a merit based scholarship program, and the inability of students to reach out to their administration, a group of Syracuse University students named THE General Body have been sitting in at the administration building on their campus since Monday, November 3rd. They have been sleeping on brick floors in an effort to put pressure on the administration to improve student services, increase transparency, and honor diversity on campus. Negotiations have been ongoing, and as much as the students would like some fresh air, they are still waiting on a written agreement that their demands will be taken seriously and a solution will be reached. Here are their reasons for continuing to sit-in:

Siriki Diabate's Unfinished Journey

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After leaving a war-torn Ivory Coast, Siriki Diabate chases a coaching dream at Syracuse while yearning to go back home.

Website Alleges Jameis Winston Shaved Points in First Half of Louisville Game

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Take anything coming from a gambling website with a pillar of salt but there you go...

Syracuse has "chance to go to the Final Four'

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Wes Cheng welcomes on an All-Star cast on The Juice on the Cuse Podcast on SNY.tv. First, ESPN and SNY college basketball analyst Tim Welsh comes on to make some bold predictions about the team. Then, Syracuse.com’s Mike Waters give his initial impressions about this year’s squad. Finally, 2003 National Champion Andrew Kouwe gives his take on what to make of the NCAA investigation.

Dion Waiters Isn't Accepting His Role Yet

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Consensus seems to be that Dion is throwing a wrench in the gears for this Cavs team trying to win it all...