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#4 Syracuse rolls again, remaining undefeated while crushing Eastern Michigan 84-48. Here’s the Fizz Five takeaways from the Orange win.
Jim Boeheim is not going soft, even if this is his final season on the bench for SU. Amidst the ongoing recalibration of the Big East, ACC and the look of college basketball across the country, one piece of speculation picking up steam is that this could be The Per’fesser’s final year. I’m not buying it. This team can be another championship contender, and it’s hard to believe he’d walk away after reaching a Final Four. With the recruiting prowess of this program, he’s also going to have a hard time retiring with years of elite rosters coming through town. After the game it was suggested the Orange expected to win this game.
“To just assume we’re going to win games is the most arrogant thing I have ever seen in my life. I don’t like arrogance and I don’t like arrogant people. To just think it’s going to happen, it doesn’t
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