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Orange Watch: Syracuse needs to move to ACC ASAP

The faster the Big East and West Virginia settle their lawsuit with a monetary figure, the faster the Mountaineers are able to bolt to the Big 12 which they have already told the Big East in no uncertain terms that they intend to begin competing next year, with the domino effect that SU (and Pittsburgh) will know what the numbers are if they want to bolt prior to the 27 month period as stipulated in the league’s bylaws.

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Orange Watch: Disappointment if Syracuse misses bowl

With the unconfirmed (as of early Friday) suspension of defensive standout Phillip Thomas for perhaps the final two games, and offensive struggles reminiscent of last November’s swoon, it’s time for Marrone, his staff, and players to once again rally in a one-game setting that will go a long way towards defining the pulse of the program’s direction as it heads towards the bridge to the ACC.

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Orange Watch: Final Four trips came out of nowhere

As most Orange hoops fans got their first glimpse of Jim Boeheim’s 36th edition this past Tuesday night in a 30-point exhibition game win over Div. II Cal-State Los Angeles, the buzz all fall has been about the vast amount of talent on hand that has the ability to propel the ‘Cuse to its fifth Final Four in school history.

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Orange Watch Friday: Familiar Final Four Trip on the Horizon?

It may be the newly-named Mercedes-Benz Superdome where the SU football team won its fourth game of the season as the clock struck zero last Saturday night against Tulane, but to most ‘Cuse fans it will always be the Louisiana Superdome, or simply the Superdome, a venue that’s second to none when it comes to naming the site that has hosted the most number of meaningful SU football and basketball games played outside the city of Syracuse.

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Orange Watch: The Logical Texas Two Step

Trivia Time: Who’s the only Big East team in history to go undefeated in all 18 men’s and women’s sponsored sports? Why, of course, it’s TCU, the trick answer to the trick question, that now has truly made the future of the Big East football conference, at least as a BCS member down the road, well… tricky.