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Central New York , Sports

International Students Surprised By SU Students’ March Madness Celebrations

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The unexpected happened. Syracuse University’s men and women’s basketball teams made into the Final Four of NCAA’s March Madness. And SU students knew exactly where to celebrate: the Castle Court. With people dancing around and yelling, “Let’s go Orange!”, you could feel the energy and love that students have for their sports teams. And international […]

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Central New York

March Madness in Syracuse

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As March rolls along, the Syracuse University Men’s and Women’s basketball teams are rolling with it.  Both teams have made it to the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history, and it is likely to have an affect on local businesses. Last season, Syracuse imposed upon themselves a one-year […]

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Central New York , Sports

SU Men’s Hoops Downs Middle Tennessee; Advances to Sweet 16

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By Cathleen O’Hare SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Syracuse Men’s Basketball team is still dancing. The Orange’s Sweet 16 matchup against Gonzaga will tip off at 9:40 on Friday night from the United Center in Chicago. The 10th-seeded Orange beat 15th-seeded Middle Tennessee yesterday 75-50 behind a 23-point performance from senior PG Michael Gbinije. Defensively, Syracuse […]

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Central New York , Sports

Familiar face in Syracuse brings Liverpool basketball back to successful season

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Alex Busch LIVERPOOL, N.Y. (NCC News) — Although Liverpool boys basketball fell in the Section V, Class AA Finals, the team made last year’s squad look like a whole different group of players. And the players credit that to the change made in the offseason, when the Warriors brought in former Syracuse basketball star Ryan Blackwell […]

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Central New York , Feature , Health , Sports

Lenn Brown: A Story Of One Boy’s Lifesaving Persistence

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By Matthew Reil SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Many people will say that persistence is one of the keys to success. Well in the case of Lenn Brown, one of the managers of the Syracuse University men’s basketball team, persistence saved his life. On December 22nd, 2008, doctors diagnosed Lenn, 12-years old, with brain cancer known as medulloblastoma. […]

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