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Article by Piliour
March 24, 2012

Boeheim to Start Reserve Center Frab Melone Against Ohio State

The Syracuse Orange have made it to the Elite Eight without star center Fab Melo, who, a few weeks ago, became ineligible for the NCAA Tournament due to academic reasons. Without the seven-footer in the paint, the Orange have relied on clutch performances from Scoop Jardine, Kris Joseph and Dion Waiters. Tonight, though, the Orange... MORE »

Slideshow by Annie Segal
March 22, 2012

March Madness from the Syracuse Staff

The Campus Basement staff isn’t just a group of beautiful people with no real interests. We actually really like sports and competitions and stuff! We even made a cool iStock Photo Bracket! You should look it up after you finish reading this, it’s pretty sexy. Anyways…the staff has been extremely invested in March Madness. Of... MORE »

Article by Keith Frat
March 22, 2012

Future NBA Lottery Pick Dominates Lady Gators in Tourney

Last night the Gator women’s basketball season came to an end after a very solid season. They lost to the Baylor Bears, the number one overall seed and home to the best player in the nation, Britteny Griner. The 6’ 13” beast in the middle was too much for the gators to handle. She finished... MORE »

Slideshow by LOOklooK
March 21, 2012

Taking Back March for the Men

Over the past couple of days, the women’s basketball tournament has been getting a lot of media attention. I don’t have anything against women’s basketball, but if they really wanted me to watch, they wouldn’t force all the girls to wear sports bras while they played. Come on, if you can’t dunk, you have to... MORE »

Article by Chris Varney
March 19, 2012

Norfolk State’s secret to upset over Mizzou: “We’re strong off cod”

It was a tragic day of March Madness for all of Tiger Nation. While the 86-84 upset of the two seed University of Missouri by the 15 seed Norfolk State University stunned the nation, no one was surprised in Norfolk, Virginia. Norfolk, a small fishing village on the coast of Virginia, has a long history... MORE »

Picture by Brian W
March 19, 2012
Article by Piliour
March 19, 2012

Seriously, Syracuse?

Seriously? Is this really happening? Let me get this straight: Melo, and I’m completely guessing here, skips a few classes and now he’s ineligible for the tournament? Seriously? I’m going to guess yet again and say that Melo is not the first Syracuse athlete to fail to meet certain academic requirements like going to “class,” or turning... MORE »

Article by Piliour
March 19, 2012

Student Already Taking March Madness Too Far

The bracket has been set for all of 31 minutes and already Syracuse sophomore Paul Pitt has allowed the madness to take over him. According to sources, Pitt has neglected to shower for four straight days and has consumed a mere two meals in those 96 hours. “Of course I’m concerned about him,” said roommate... MORE »

Article by BradBabendir
March 19, 2012

A plea to the NCAA Selection Committee

Dear NCAA Selection Committee, I know on paper we might not look that impressive. I know that our out of conference schedule wasn’t as good as some of our competitors, but don’t sleep on SEMO. Regardless, I think we did pretty alright. We beat some good teams on our way to a Big XII tournament... MORE »