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  • Britt juices tired Orange with career game

    Britt juices tired Orange with career game

    Losing the likes of Tyler Ennis and C.J. Fair to the NBA Draft doesn’t ever deter Jim Boeheim.  He is at the level with the Syracuse Orange where he reloads and plugs the next 4-star or 5-star players in. Monday night in Chapel Hill defined how a lack of depth due to injuries can erode the effectiveness of a good basketball team in a power league. The Syracuse Orange outplayed North Carolina for 32 minutes, still leading the Tar Heels with eight minutes to play.  It was down the stretch where Syracuse struggled.  Rakeem Christmas and Trevor Cooney played the […]

     
  • Inside the AAC: The UConn Collective

    Credit: Stephen Slade/UConn Athletics

    After consecutive losses to Tulsa and Stanford, respectively, UConn (10-7, 3-2) shot 48 percent from the field including an impressive 55 percent from beyond the arc, and the Huskies beat American Athletic Conference foe, UCF (9-9, 2-5), 67-60, in front of roughly 10,000 UConn faithful at Gampel Pavillion Thursday evening. The Huskies were nothing short of impressive against the Knights. What follows are areas of execution on display in Storrs Thursday. Ball Pressure UConn’s team defense highlighted by an ability to consistently closeout on opposing players and instensity unseen thus far this season was inspiring. The Huskies forced 12 UCF […]

     
  • Davidson proving A-10 relevancy in first year

    Credit: Tim Cowie, DavidsonPhotos.com

    Preseason magazines and the Atlantic 10 media and coaches polls stubbed their collective toes when placing the Davidson Wildcats anywhere from 12th to 14th in their new league in their first year.  Some of those outlets may have revisited their original assessments late Saturday night after the Wildcats were ripped, 89-63, at Richmond.  It was the same Spiders that Davidson had nailed 81-67 in their Atlantic 10 debut. A good thing about basketball is that there are so many games that a team can get well — and fast.  With Bob McKillop, generally the Wildcats will not stay in a funk […]