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For all those hardcore basketball fans out there, there is a whole lot of speculation on how the Syracuse men’s basketball team is going to fare and if whether they are going to make it to the Final Four. Before we look at some key points on what it’s going to take to make it to Atlanta, remember you can participate in all the action and excitement from your end by placing a wager on NCAA basketball. NCAA being the National Collegiate Athletic Association, you can enter the fun, adrenaline jungle through a reliable and excellent portal, www.wageronsports.com.
How has the team been faring? Before losing to Georgetown at the Carrier Dome, SU knocked off Providence on February 20th. The Orange beat PC 84 to 59, with James Southerland scoring 20 points and Michael Carter-Williams scoring 15 points with 8 assists. Syracuse had won 38 consecutive home games, Division I’s longest active streak, until the Hoyas loss. SU had moved into a tie with No. 11 Georgetown and Marquette atop the conf...
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It’s not time to hit the panic button yet for Syracuse fans, but it’s getting dangerously close. SU dropped its second straight game in a matter of 48 hours on Monday, matching Saturday’s excruciating lose to the Hoyas with an ugly second half collapse against Marquette, 74-71. The Orange hasn’t been able to close out a competitive game down the stretch in over a month...
Typically, when a team is down 7 with 53 seconds to go in a game, the idea is to get a quick basket. If it happens to be a three-point shot, so be it. But score quickly and then play defense or get a quick foul. The Syracuse Orange attempted another approach, just keep shooting threes until one went down. They put that onus on their star player, James Southerland. Yeesh. The end...
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Shamarko Thomas is a strong safety out of Syracuse who turned some heads with an impressive 4.38 40-yard dash time Tuesday at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. At 213 pounds, that’s freakish. He turned even more heads after taking this nasty tumble (courtesy of SBNation).
Look no further for an analogy of Syracuse’s struggles over the past month than Jim Boeheim’s...
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The coaching moves of Jim Boeheim were questioned by the media following Syracuse's second straight loss, a 74-71 decision to Marquette.
Orange head coach takes the podium after his team falls 57-46 to Georgetown. See the video from CuseNation.com inside.
Almost two weeks after Jim Boeheim called a reporter an 'idiot' in
his post-game press conference, the longtime Syracuse coach got on
another diatribe following Monday's loss to Marquette.
Shamarko Thomas finished his college career with the Syracuse Orange last season. He started all 13 games at safety, led the team with 88 tackles, and earned First Team All-Big East honors as a senior.On Tuesday, Thomas tried his hand at impressing NFL scouts and coaches by participating in the 40-yard dash. The diminuitive Thomas clocked in at 4.38 in the forty before the turf monster...
Syracuse safety Shamarko Thomas only stands 5’9″ 213 lbs, so he needed to have a good combine in order to make an impression. Thomas put up 28 reps on the bench and then got ready for his 40-yard-dash. Thomas was extremely fast running a 4.38 forty, but caught his toe in the turf when he was leaning on to get to the finish line. He was moving so quickly that he had no time...
Former Syracuse star safety Shamarko Thomas had a great 2013 NFL Combine performance, but he will be remembered for this tumble after the 40-yard dash.
Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib took the podium at the NFL Scouting Combine and you can check out exactly what he had to say here.
The Syracuse Orange are not usually known for their great football players, but just one year after the Patriots drafted Chandler Jones in the first round another Orange player is set to go in the first round after a strong showing at the NFL Scouting Combine. Shamarko Thomas showed of [...]
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In a game of massive historical significance, Syracuse was uninspired, sloppy, and downright ugly offensively. The 57-46 loss to Georgetown was as difficulty to swallow as any loss in recent memory. The Hoyas not only closed down the Carrier Dome in their final Big East tour stop there, the Orange put up one of the most pitiful home point totals in history....