Found November 23, 2012 on
Syracuse put a final stamp on its schedule with a 38-20 win in Philadelphia over Temple. Job well done by the Orange, finishing the regular season strong with seven wins. Here’s my instant reaction:
Take a bow Doug Marrone. There were many critics throughout the season’s lowest moments including myself, wondering how a coach that preached discipline could have a team that continually made dumb mistakes and beat itself. But the conviction and strong will of Marrone drove this team to reach its potential in the second half of the season.
What a brilliant stretch run by SU. After a frustrating and dispiriting first six games, including a lethargic win over Stony Brook at home and the low point of the season – the loss in Minnesota – the Orange caught fire. Syracuse won five of its final six games, including blow out victories over UConn, Louisville and Temple. The comeback in Tampa was a sterling moment of resiliency for Marrone’s team. And close road losses against two of ...
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Syracuse closed its Big East membership with a 38-20 victory over Temple. The Orange finish the regular season on a three game winning streak, clinch a winning record for the 2012 season, and will head to a bowl game for the second time in the last three seasons under head coach Doug Marrone.
It seems like every day there’s a new report of a college making a conference switch, and Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim doesn’t seem too happy about it. “I’m going to let those people play their games. I think they’ll be doing that for the next 20 years. If they could figure it out and get [...]
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Syracuse Orange point guard Michael Carter-Williams went from sometimes seeing no time to being the main option at point guard. He talks with CuseNation.com about his new position on the team inside.
Orange forward James Southerland has always believed that he is more than an outside shooter. He has been showing that to be true so far this season, and he spoke with CuseNation.com about it inside.