Doug Marrone is staying in Upstate New York but leaving college for the pros. The Bills have agreed to hire Marrone, who has spent the last four years as the head coach at Syracuse, as their next head coach, ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported and multiple media outlets have confirmed. http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2013/01/06/bills-hire-syracuse-coach-doug-marrone/
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Each Sunday, we’ll analyze Northwestern’s game “by the numbers,” picking out the five most important statistics from the game. Here’s the week one installment. 4: Combined rushing yards for Treyvon Green and Mike Trumpy This spring, Northwestern figured it had finally found a solid running game outside of its quarterback, thanks to Treyvon Green and …
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This week the Top 6 remained in place, Kentucky continues to hold a grip on the Number 1 spot. Followed by Syracuse, Missouri, Duke, Michigan State and North Carolina. Three teams found their way out of the Top 20 in UNLV, Iowa State, and Virginia. Taking their places this week are newcomers New Mexico and California both leading their conferences[...]
The Big East conference got their wish. They have finally added schools to the conference when they could have been down to five schools after Pittsburgh (ACC), Syracuse (ACC), West Virginia (Big 12) and TCU (Big 12) all left within the last three months.
The schools to be added to the Big East include Boise State, Houston,[...]
UPDATE: Syracuse fires Bernie Fine amidst molestations accusations.
This is an ongoing story, and details will follow.
Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim says he supports the university’s decision to fire his longtime assistant Bernie Fine and that he ”deeply regrets” his initial statements [...]
It wasn’t pretty for Dana Holgorsen’s squad on Friday night as his West Virginia Mountaineers traveled to Syracuse and left with their tail tucked between their legs. It was a drubbing at the Carrier Dome as the Orange raced out to the halftime lead and never let up, easily handling the Mountaineers in a 49-23.
It was never particularly close as [...]
Pitt/’Cuse make the mediocre slightly mediocre-er
The obvious news from Monday is that Syracuse and Pittsburgh both left the Big East for the ACC. Everyone knows this was a money move, since super conferences are coming, but there’s no way this move really makes the ACC any better in football. The Orange are still a doormat and Pitt just had Dave [...]
Well, that came out of nowhere. The Syracuse Orange and Pittsburgh Panthers were announced in a Sunday morning release as the ACC’s 13th and 14th teams. Pretty amazing, considering that before Saturday there were barely even rumors of these schools getting the call-up. There’s no reason to assume the ACC is done, as it could …
1. Pitt: 18-1, 6-0 (Last Week Ranking: 1)
I have said it before and I will say it again; if I am picking a coach to lead an all-star team of college players and cannot pick anybody with the last of Krzyzewski, Jamie Dixon is my guy.* Pitt has no superstars but they play as unselfishly as any team in the nation, make the most of every offensive possession, and get after it on both ends.* Plus, they just do not lose at the Zoo.[...]
There is no greater surprise in college hoops, regarding a talented program where checking in by midnight wasn’t necessary, attaining a date to its first ever Final Four. The Butler Bulldogs, a small school from an inconspicuous conference called the Horizon League, are traveling to its hometown, not to end a magical dream that turned …