West Region Preview & Predictions

March 15th, 2010
ButlerWhile injuries in recent seasons have dropped a team a seed line few have hovered over a region like the right quadriceps injury to Syracuse center Arinze Onuaku. The Orange were rightfully rewarded for their overall body of work, giving them a one seed. However, how much were the penalized for the fifth-year senior’s injury? Thought by many to be a lock along with Kansas and Kentucky, Syracuse was actually slipped in behind Duke and all the way out to Salt Lake City.

Poll: Who Will Win the 2010 NCAA Tournament?

March 14th, 2010

Syracuse 2010 NCAA Tournament Capsule

March 12th, 2010

Syracuse Orange

Big East Conference (28-4, 15-3)


Big East Thursday: Syracuse Falls and Loses Onuaku

March 12th, 2010
How serious is Arinze Onuaku's injury?Going into the Big East Tournament there wasn't much concern in regards to whether or not the Syracuse Orange would be a one-seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament. Prevailing wisdom had Jim Boeheim's team doing more than enough before this weekend to wrap up the top spot in one of the other three regions (can't stay in the East since the Carrier Dome hosts a regional).

Despite Loss, Syracuse Still Deserves Top Seed

March 11th, 2010
Syracuse forward Wes Johnson

Unless you're watching a Tom Cruise movie and he's trying to get the girl, there are no sure things in life.

Before taking the floor in its Big East Tournament opener Thursday, Syracuse was a lock for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, which begins next week.

Kansas and Kentucky appear to be headed toward top seeds, and Duke leads Ohio State, Purdue and maybe West Virginia for that fourth No. 1 slot.

But Syracuse lost to longtime rival Georgetown on Thursday, which means the debate is on about whether the Orange still deserve a top seed.

Poll: Will Syracuse Still End Up With a #1 Seed?

March 11th, 2010

2010 College Basketball All-Americans

March 11th, 2010
Evan Turner

Player of the Year Evan Turner and super-freshman John Wall highlight's 2010 All-America teams. Turner averaged 19.5 ppg, 9.4 rpg, and 5.8 apg while helping Ohio St finish tied atop the Big Ten standings. Wall averaged 16.8 ppg and 6.2 apg, helping lead Kentucky to an impressive 29-2 record and an SEC title. They are joined on the First Team by Wall's teammate DeMarcus Cousins, Villanova leader Scottie Reynolds, and Big 12 Player of the Year James Anderson.

Poll: Who Will Win the Big East Tournament?

March 10th, 2010
Big East

Big East: All-Conference Teams

March 8th, 2010
Big East BasketballPROVIDENCE, R.I. – For the third straight year, Notre Dame forward Luke Harangody was named to the All-BIG EAST First Team, the league announced. The conference’s head coaches choose the all-conference teams. The coaches are not permitted to vote for their own players.