Syracuse highlights day of upsets, close calls

Syracuse highlights day of upsets, close calls

Saturday’s Top 25 action. SYRACUSE 82 No. 6 FLORIDA STATE 72 John Gillon, a transfer from Colorado State, scored all 10 points of a 10-2 run to end the game for the Syracuse Orange as they defended the Carrier Dome and upset the Florida State Seminoles. Andrew White III gave the Orange 24 points, and […]

UNC-Asheville reminds Wright of Crum’s Cards

UNC-Asheville reminds Wright of Crum’s Cards

The No. 15-seed Bulldogs, from the Big South Conference, lead the nation holding opposing shooters to 28.4 percent from behind the three-point arc. UNC-Asheville also collects 9.3 steals per game (fourth in the nation). No. 2-seed Villanova gets 33.4 percent of their point production from long range…

Thompson to receive first Dean Smith Award

The U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) announced today that former Georgetown coach John Thompson has been selected as the first winner of the Dean Smith Award, named in honor of the legendary North Carolina coach…

Bluiett and Davis earn Big East honors

Bluiett and Davis earn Big East honors

Xavier University freshman forward Trevon Bluiett has been named BIG EAST Conference Rookie of the Week for the second time this season. In addition, Xavier sophomore guard Myles Davis was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for the third time this season, including the second straight week…

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