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- Rakeem Christmas honored with his own snowman sculpture on Syracuse University's campus
Syracuse basketball center Rakeem Christmas is playing his final home game for the Orange Monday night in the Carrier Dome. So there's no more appropriate way for parking attendant Jackie Snow to send off the talented senior than to create a snowman dedicated to Christmas.
- Syracuse women move up in AP Top 25; Kentucky stays atop AP men's rankings
The Syracuse University women's basketball team took one more step up in this week's Associated Press college basketball poll. The SU women moved up from No.
- Rakeem Christmas: The 'Mayor of Syracuse' bids farewell to basketball constituents
They approach at the mall, at Costco, at Wegmans, on the Syracuse University campus. Some of them shyly sidle up, nervous about how the 6-foot-9 object of their affection might react to a request.
- Magnatag Whiteboard Featured in "Orange Squeeze" on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel
Syracuse, N.Y. One of Magnatag Visible Systems' custom whiteboards can be seen weekly on "Orange Squeeze" a 30-minute Syracuse basketball recap show on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel. The show is seen throughout New York State and features former Syracuse star Roosevelt Bouie and former University of Rochester and Hobart Head Coach Mike Neer.
- Ex-student sues Syracuse University, says she was locked in psych ward for flu symptoms
A former Syracuse University student is suing the school and St. Joe's hospital after she was allegedly locked in a psychiatric ward for a week due to flu-like symptoms. Kaitlin Taylor tells the New York Post she visited SU's Health Services in September 2013 with a fever, phlegm, chest congestion and coughing.
- Pitt Tennis Suffers 5-2 Loss at No. 34 Syracuse
Freshman Callie Frey won her fifth straight singles match, but the University of Pittsburgh women's tennis team was defeated by No. 34 Syracuse by the score of 5-2 on Sunday at Drumlins Tennis Center.
- Syracuse Lacrosse: Previewing Virginia
The #5 Virginia Cavaliers travel to the Carrier Dome on Sunday to face the #3 Syracuse Orange in SU's conference opener. Virginia's inexperienced defense will be tested by the Orange's stacked attack line as SU attempts to redeem itself after a 17-12 loss at UVA last year.
- Pitt Heads to No. 34 Syracuse on Sunday
The University of Pittsburgh women's tennis team will play its second ACC road match of the season this Sunday morning when the Panthers take on No. 34 Syracuse at Drumlins Tennis Center.
- Pitt Tennis Falls to No. 5 Virginia, 6-1
Despite Callie Frey winning in fourth singles, the University of Pittsburgh women's tennis team suffered a 6-1 loss to No. 5 Virginia on Friday afternoon at the Alpha Tennis and Fitness Center.
- Watch- Adrian Autry with the keys to the game for SU at Duke
It's the rematch of a Valentine's Day night showdown, and rest assured no love is lost between Syracuse and Duke. Syracuse raced to an early 11-point lead on the Blue Devils but Duke eventually rallied for an 80-72 win.
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- Georgia Tech Leads SU, 49-0
Georgia Tech has taken a 49-0 lead off of a three-touchdown third quarter. The Yellow Jackets have tallied 394 total yards of offense including 306 on the ground.
- Hoops Teams Tip Off At Orange Madness
Syracuse men's basketball head coach Jim Boeheim arrived at Orange Madness in style on Friday night, stepping onto the court out of a New York City taxi.
- Where to Watch Syracuse vs. Georgia Tech
The Syracuse football team makes its first-ever visit to Georgia Tech on Saturday, Oct. 19. The Orange and Yellow Jackets kick off at 12:30 p.m. from Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta. The game is being televised on the ACC Network.
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- SU loses to #2 Virginia 59-47
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) The Syracuse University men's basketball team lost to #2 Virginia 59-47 Monday night at the Carrier Dome.
Rakeem Christmas was honored before the game as part of Senior Night.
The Orange defense played well early. Virginia did not score its first points until more than eight minutes into the game.
The final game of the season for Syracuse (18-12) will be Saturday at North Carolina State.
- PHOTOS: Some highlights from Rakeem Christmas? career at SU
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – The Syracuse University men’s basketball team will honor one of the program’s most accomplished players tonight at the Carrier Dome.
In spite of the program’s self-imposed postseason ban, Rakeem Christmas has give SU fans something to cheer for all season long. Photos: Images from Rakeem Christmas’ career
- SU looks to upset ACC leaders Virginia tonight at the Carrier Dome
Syracuse (WSYR-TV/SportsNetwork.com) – With their sights set on their second consecutive ACC regular- season title, the Virginia Cavaliers have made the trek north to tangle with the Syracuse Orange on Monday night.
Virginia is 27-1 overall, marking the best start in school history, and its 15-1 league ledger has it two games up on second-place Duke with only two to play.
The Cavaliers, who have already earned at least a share of the ACC crown and close out the regular season on Saturday at Louisville, played their final home game of the campaign this past Saturday, and used the opportunity to take down in-state rival Virginia Tech in a 69-57 final.
UVa has won eight straight since suffering its lone defeat of the season at home to Duke on Jan. 31.
Syracuse is 18-11 on the season, and its 9-7 mark against ACC foes has it in sixth place in the standings entering the final week of play.
The Orange lost at Duke over the weekend, 73-54, and they've now dropped two of their last three and three of their last five games overall.
Syracuse hasn't won more than one game at a time since running off seven in a row from Dec. 22 to Jan. 13. The Orange will bring the curtain down on the regular season this Saturday at NC State.
SU will not compete in any postseason tournaments in 2015 after a self-imposed ban amid an NCAA investigation.
Virginia trails in the all-time series with Syracuse by a 3-2 margin, but the Cavs knocked off the then-fourth-ranked Orange almost a year ago to the day, 75-56, to secure their first ACC regular-season title since 1980-81.
UVa is 0-1 all-time in Syracuse, losing a 73-70 decision to the Orange on Nov. 28, 2008 at the Carrier Dome.
The game will be aired on ESPN.
SU is honoring senior Rakeem Christmas, one of the program’s most accomplished players.
- SU honors Rakeem Christmas tonight at the Dome
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Syracuse University honoring one of the basketball program’s most accomplished players at the Carrier Dome.
Senior Rakeem Christmas leads the Orange in scoring and rebounding – and last week he became the 59th player in program history to score 1,000 points.
Christmas – who earned his bachelor’s degree in three years and is working on his master’s – is a finalist for a number of individual honors, including the Oscar Robertson Trophy, the Naismith Trophy, and the Kareem Abdul Jabbar Award.
This season, Christmas is averaging nearly 18 points per game and is among the conference’s leaders in most major categories.
Carter Sanderson, who transferred to Syracuse after three seasons at David Lipscomb, will also be honored.
- Where to watch: SU hoops vs. Virginia
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – The Syracuse University men’s basketball team will play Virginia tonight in the Carrier Dome.
The team will be honoring celebrated senior Rakeem Christmas.
Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
If you can’t make it to the Dome, you’ll be able to watch the game on ESPN:
- Time Warner: 24, 300
- Verizon FiOS: 70, 570
- DirecTV: 206
- Dish Network: 140
- New Visions: 60, 757
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