C.J. Fair scored 18 points, James Southerland added 14 and the fourth-seeded Orange survived a second-half drought of more than 12 minutes without a field goal to beat No. 12 seed California 66-60 on Saturday night in the NCAA tournament.
Syracuse has been under investigation for possible NCAA violations, mostly in its basketball program, for at least a year, according to two reports.
The death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.
It takes a heavy library of new and oldschool jams to keep today’s college basketball players motivated. Check out what and who these players listen to while getting pumped before a big game.
The Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.
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Les Carpenter from Yahoosports.com joined Vandermeer and Lopez and they talked about the upcoming NCAA Tournament as well as his thoughts on Peyton Manning.
Were they minor hiccups or something much bigger? Kentucky, Syracuse and North Carolina will sort that out over the next three weeks.