Rick Jackson

Justin Thomas #2 of the Syracuse Orange celebrates late in the sixth overtime against the Connecticut Huskies during the quarterfinal round of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 12, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Big East Tournament: UConn, Syracuse Ready For Rematch

Jim Boeheim certainly hasn’t forgotten that magical game at MSG two years ago. Neither have Kris Joseph, Rick Jackson and the rest of the Syracuse players who were on the floor that night. How could they? How could anybody?


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Parise: Inside The St. John’s Locker Room

After a controversial ending on Wednesday, St. John’s is moving on to battle Syracuse today for a trip to the semifinals. I had the chance to speak with the St. John’s coaching staff regarding their scouting report and what they’ve been talking about before the big game.


Syracuse's Matt Lyde-Cajuste hustles for the ball during an NCAA college basketball game at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y., Saturday, March 5, 2011. Syracuse defeated DePaul, 107-52. (AP/Heather Ainsworth)

Heading Into MSG, No. 11 Syracuse Orange On A Roll

Swoon? What swoon? Syracuse point guard Scoop Jardine and the rest of the No. 11 Orange have forgotten all about an uncharacteristic skid that began in mid-January and sent them from No. 3 to No. 17 in a span of two weeks.


Dwight Hardy

St. John’s Justin Burrell, Dwight Hardy Win Big East Honors

St. John’s guard Dwight Hardy is the conference’s most improved player and senior Justin Burrell was chosen as the top sixth man Monday in a vote of the league’s coaches.


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Syracuse Overwhelms DePaul 107-59, Clinched Double-Bye

Jackson didn’t get his 18th double-double of the season Saturday, but he did OK with 14 points, seven rebounds and four blocks as No. 12 Syracuse overwhelmed DePaul 107-59, the most lopsided game in Big East history.


Syracuse players celebrate during the final minutes of an NCAA college basketball game against Connecticut in Hartford, Conn., Wednesday, Feb.  2, 2011. Syracuse won 66-58. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

No. 17 Syracuse Upsets No. 6 UConn, Ends Skid

There are games a team needs to win. There are games teams have to win. Syracuse won a game it had to win over UConn on Wednesday night.


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Orange Reloaded And Ready To Go

Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim is in a good place as he starts his 35th season as coach at his alma mater — he has a seemingly endless well of talent.