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2 hrs ago | Sporting News
You see a lot of things on Twitter, and sometimes what you see is an idea. This isn't a bad one: Who would you take in a college basketball game matching the best seniors against the best freshman? For the seniors: Doug McDermott, F, Creighton; C.J. Fair, F, Syracuse; Russ Smith, G, Louisville; Sean Kilpatrick, G, Cincinnati; Shabazz Napier, G, ... (more)
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6 hrs ago | The Des Moines Register
College basketball's championship week is upon us and with Selection Sunday less than one week away, there's much at stake for teams fighting for a trip to the NCAA tournament.
Jordan Henschke writes for the Wolverines blog Maize n Brew . His opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the Detroit Free Press nor its writers.
2 Wichita State remained the nation's lone unbeaten after defeating Indiana State 83-69 on Sunday in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament final.
His Syracuse basketball team played three games and lost two of them. Grant's ailing back had prevented him from playing a minute in SU's loss to Georgia Tech.
C.J. Fair scored 22 points and No. 7 Syracuse closed the regular season with a 74-58 victory in the program's first trip to Florida State.
The highly anticipated rematch happened. Yes, Syracuse was still #1 but they had lost on Wednesday so we knew Syracuse wasn't going to stay there.
C.J. Fair and the Syracuse Orange basketball team will try to redeem themselves after losing four of their last five.
This whole season has been about regrouping for the 69-year-old Hall of Fame coach.
Percentages: FG .452, FT .688. 3-Point Goals: 8-23, .348 . Team Rebounds: 1. Blocked Shots: 7 .
A month ago, Syracuse was unbeaten, ranked No. 1 and riding high. Now, the Orange are struggling toward the postseason having lost four of five.
So we all know about the recent downturn of the basketball team, and most of the stated reasons for it haven't changed from loss to loss or analyst to analyst: injuries and a lack of depth.
While NBA types are certainly monitoring the situation, it doesn't appear there is enough concern yet to affect Grant's NBA Draft stock too much right now.
In those five games, the Orange only managed 57.4 points per game. Their once-flashy offense, fueled by transition baskets, disappeared, and in its place, a half-court offense that struggles to get good looks at the basket.
It's here. Finally. No more anticipation. Duke will be playing Syracuse in the Carrier Dome tonight.