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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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Stats Slant – Midseason Report… Get Smart

    Credit: Arizona Athletics

    We try to stay up to date with our college basketball knowledge, but other than Coach K (pursuit of 1,000 career wins) and Kentucky (will they ever lose?), what else is there to keep track of?  For those of you who may be a little behind on the happenings elsewhere in the college bball world, Stats Slant has you covered.  Like Superman, we will come to your rescue (although, we’re still working on the whole flying-through-the-air to save a distressed woman thing), so you can sound smart at the next water cooler pow-wow in the break room.  This week, we […]