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DURHAM, NC - FEBRUARY 21: Justise Winslow #12 and Quinn Cook #2 of the Duke Blue Devils celebrate during their win against the Clemson Tigers at Cameron Indoor Stadium on February 21, 2015 in Durham, North Carolina. Duke won 78-56. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Five Great College Basketball Games Left This Season

Here are five games this week that will get you ready for the upcoming NCAA Tournament.

03/01/2015

Rob Konrad (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Rob Konrad, Former NFL Fullback, Swims 9 Miles After Falling Off Boat

The U.S. Coast Guard said that Konrad had gone fishing alone Wednesday after being dropped off at a Boca Raton dock. Friends became concerned after he didn’t meet them for dinner.

01/09/2015

Daniel Ochefu #23 of the Villanova Wildcats battles Tyler Roberson #21of the Syracuse Orange for the ball during the second half in an NCAA college basketball game on December 20, 2014 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Villanova defeated Villanova 82-77 in overtime. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

No. 7 Villanova Rallies In 82-77 Overtime Win Over Syracuse

JayVaughn Pinkston had 25 points and 10 rebounds and Darrun Hilliard scored 23 points, keeping No. 7 Villanova undefeated with an 82-77 overtime win over Syracuse on Saturday.

12/20/2014

D'Angelo Harrison, left, and Sir'Dominic Pointer of the St. John's Red Storm react to a play against the Syracuse Orange during the first half at the Carrier Dome on Dec. 6, 2014 in Syracuse, New York. (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)

Greene Slays Syracuse Late; St. John’s Wins 69-57

Phil Greene IV scored 11 straight points, breaking open a tight game with a trio of 3-pointers and a fast-break layup in the final minutes, and St. John’s beat Syracuse 69-57 in a game between two former Big East rivals on Saturday night.

12/06/2014

A driver and 26 passengers were injured when a bus headed for New York City was involved in a crash near Syracuse. (Credit: CBS2)

Bus Headed For New York City Crashes Near Syracuse; Driver And 26 Passengers Hurt

A driver and 26 passengers were recovering from injuries Thursday evening, following a crash outside Syracuse involving bus that had been headed to New York.

11/06/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: CBS 2)

Astorino Takes Heat For ‘Mafia’ Comment About Cuomo Administration

Westchester County Executive and Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino was taken to task Monday for a quote that seemed to compare Gov. Andrew Cuomo to a “mafia boss.”

07/28/2014

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Tailgate Fan’s Top 5 College Tailgates You Should Visit

Here is a list of Tailgate Fan’s top five tailgates you should visit…

07/17/2014

High winds on Tuesday, July 8, brought down a tree at 43rd Street and Tenth Avenue. (Credit: CBS 2)

Severe Storms Knock Down Trees, Cut Power; 3 Killed Upstate

Strong winds and heavy rain pounded parts of the Tri-State Area Tuesday evening. Storms on Tuesday were also blamed for the deaths of three people upstate near Syracuse.

07/08/2014

The iPhone 5C is seen on display at the Fifth Avenue Apple store on September 20, 2013. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Upstate Congressman Joins Push For Kill Switches On Smartphones

An upstate congressman has joined New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman a call to require require smartphone makers to install “kill switches” on phones to render them useless if stolen.

04/11/2014

Dyshawn Pierre #21 of the Dayton Flyers. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Dayton Forward Dyshawn Pierre

The sophomore forward tallied 12 points and eight rebounds in the 60-59 win over Ohio State. He didn’t miss a shot, hitting both of his field goals and all seven of his foul shots.

03/25/2014

Scoochie Smith #11 of the Dayton Flyers and Tyler Ennis #11 of the Syracuse Orange dive for a loose ball during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the First Niagara Center on March 22, 2014 in Buffalo, New York.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Dayton Stuns Syracuse 55-53 To Advance

Dyshawn Pierre scored 14 points and Jordan Sibert hit a key 3-pointer with 47.7 seconds left as Dayton stunned Syracuse 55-53 Saturday night to earn a spot in Sweet 16 for the first time in three decades.

03/22/2014

The Wichita State Shockers celebrate after beating the Missouri State Bears 68-45. (credit: Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ides (And Idols) Of March

March Madness is a lifeline in an otherwise barren winter sports calendar, an essential bridge between football and baseball.

03/21/2014

Head coach Jim Boeheim of the Syracuse Orangemen speaks with Trevor Cooney #10 (credit: Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Which Local Teams Are Driving Highest Prices For NCAA Tournament Tickets?

Despite being placed in the South Region, Syracuse will open up at the First Niagara Center (formerly HSBC Arena) in Buffalo, N.Y.—the draw closest to campus that they could have possibly gotten.

03/19/2014

Michael Alvarado #31 of the Manhattan Jaspers drives to the basket past Javon McCrea #12 of the Buffalo Bulls. (credit: Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Manhattan Jaspers Basketball: New York City’s Team

Syracuse University advertises itself as “New York’s College Team.” St. John’s boasts, “We Are New York’s Team.” If we’re talking about New York City, Manhattan College may have the best case.

03/10/2014

Tyler Roberson #21 of the Syracuse Orange, Robert Carter, Jr. #4 and Chris Bolden #11 of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets dive on the floor for a loose ball during the second half at the Carrier Dome on March 4, 2014 in Syracuse, New York. Georgia Tech defeated Syracuse 67-62. (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)

Syracuse In Danger Of All-Out Free Fall After Loss To Georgia Tech

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.

03/05/2014

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