Originally written on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 10/24/14
Despite losing center Fab Melo for the entire 2012 NCAA Tournament, Syracuse was still able to pull off an impressive run. The Orange marched all the way to the Elite 8 before before being eliminated by Ohio State, and their success was due in large part to the shooting of forward James Southerland. Southerland averaged only 6.8 points per game during the regular season, but he scored 15 in each of Cuse’s first two tournament victories. His secret? Possibly farting. According to the Syracuse blog Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician, some of the Orange players recently participated in a match game during the annual “Cuse Awards” where they had guess their teammates’ answers to random questions. When senior guard Brandon Reese was asked to give away a secret about Southerland that no one knows, he responded that Southerland farts all over the basketball court. Low and behold, the junior forward then held up a sign that read, “I fart on the court.” “He thinks it’s a secret, but I know...
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