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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

Head coach Tony Bennett of the Virginia Cavaliers watches the action against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at McCamish Pavilion on February 8, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Virginia, Syracuse & More

It’s going to take a really good team to beat Virginia in the NCAA Tournament. And that’s because the Cavaliers certainly aren’t going to beat themselves.

03/03/2014

John Calipari and Julius Randle of Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Upset Potential For Kentucky?

The Wildcats have elite talent and can beat anyone in the country, but they’re also susceptible to a potential early upset in the NCAA Tournament.

02/24/2014

Boston College Eagles players celebrate after beating the Syracuse Orange at the Carrier Dome on February 19, 2014. (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)

Stunner! 7-Win Boston College Hands Syracuse 1st Loss

The Eagles, whose only conference wins this season were over Virginia Tech, beat a No. 1-ranked team for the third time and first since knocking off then-No. 1 North Carolina in 2009.

02/20/2014

Tyler Ennis celebrates with Rakeem Christmas of the Syracuse Orange after defeating the Pittsburgh Panthers with a game-winning three at the buzzer on February 12, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Syracuse Tops Pitt, Stays Unbeaten On Ennis’ Long Buzzer-Beater

Tyler Ennis took the inbounds pass with 4.4 seconds left and dribbled up court. He had the option of shooting or passing to Trevor Cooney. The Syracuse freshman guard decided to shoot. It was the right decision.

02/13/2014

Head coach Tony Bennett of the Virginia Cavaliers watches the action against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at McCamish Pavilion on February 8, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Virginia, Arizona State & More

The Cavaliers have lost one game in 2014 and it was a four-point defeat against Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium. This team is very much a threat to both Syracuse and Duke at the top of the ACC.

02/10/2014

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Kentucky, Syracuse & More

Luckily for the Panthers and Irish, they’re very familiar with Jim Boeheim’s defense from their days in the Big East. For everyone else in the ACC, dealing with the Orange’s vaunted zone is going to be an absolute headache.

12/30/2013

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes.  (file/credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Brooklyn DA: School Offering ESL Classes ‘A Total Fraud’

According to the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office, Patrick and Joanne Panettieri allegedly defrauded more than 100 immigrant Asian families out of thousands of dollars.

09/04/2013

Sink Spigot

State Fairgoers: Rochester Has N.Y. State’s Tastiest Drinking Water

Rochester beat out New York City and Mount Vernon this week as the winner of the New York State Drinking Water Contest.

08/31/2013

Mike Krzyzewski (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Jon Rothstein’s ACC Offseason Notebook

With the additions of Pitt, Syracuse and Notre Dame, the ACC will officially become the old Big East when it comes to the NCAA selection process in 2014.

07/22/2013

Rakeem Christmas #25 of the Syracuse Orange speaks to head coach Jim Boeheim in the second half against the Seton Hall Pirates during the second round of the Big East tournament at Madison Square Garden (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Syracuse Among New Teams Welcomed To Expanding ACC

July 1 is moving day for schools switching conferences all over the country, including Syracuse who switched to the ACC.

07/01/2013

Michael Carter-Williams  (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Philadelphia 76ers Pick Syracuse’s Carter-Williams At 10th Overall

The Philadelphia 76ers have selected Syracuse point guard Michael Carter-Williams with the 11th pick in the NBA draft.

06/27/2013

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor in an interview on "60 Minutes" (credit: CBS 2)

Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Addresses Graduating New York Students

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has given an entire class of high school students in upstate New York an unexpected graduation gift.

06/22/2013

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images), Jim Boeheim (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Jim Boeheim Knocks Knicks, Defends Carmelo Anthony

Boeheim says Anthony has no shot at winning an NBA title with the Knicks. Or at least with these Knicks.

05/21/2013

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