The top scoring teams in Big East raced up court Tuesday on a New Jersey Turnpike reckless trip. Cruising in the car lane was the Seton Hall Pirates; over in the truck lane powered fifth-ranked Syracuse.
It's the end of the year and all anyone can talk about are the best albums of the year, but that's bunk, because so many individual great songs on mediocre albums get left out of the conversation. It's time to count down the top 10 songs of 2009 before the ball drops.
The beginning of December and barely a sniff of snow in Syracuse. The basketball team is ranked in the top 10 and the football season continues again without the Orange. Deck the halls with boughs of holly.
The Orange (4-7, 1-5 Big East) plays its final game of the 2009 season at Connecticut (5-5, 1-4) on a wet track in an NFL-size stadium before a sold-out crowd. Any chance of victory rests on the SU running game.
The Syracuse athletics department has caught the “winning fever” from the Orange men’s basketball team. The SU football team kept the mojo flowing Saturday afternoon, shocking No. 25 Rutgers, 31-13, before 36,759 fans at the Carrier Dome.
Halftime Snack saw simple basketball beat difficult opponents for the Orange men's basketball team this weekend at the 2K Sports Classic Benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer. SU beat ranked opponents from both sides of the country, topping California and North Carolina.
The bruised and battered Orange (3-7 overall, 0-5 Big East) plays No. 25 Rutgers (7-2, 2-2) at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, the final college football game in the Carrier Dome this season. Here’s hoping for more highlights from Delone Carter and fewer from Rob Long.