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  1. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Welcome to your midweek mailblog. Let's take a peek inside: Rob in Morgantown, W.Va., writes: Here's a hypothetical question. Say WVU is forced to stay in the Big East next season, runs the table and is headed to the national championship game for...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  2. Season recap: Syracuse

    Brian Bennett

    SYRACUSE ORANGE Record: 5-7, 1-6 Big East The Orange got off to a 5-2 start to the season, but many wondered whether that record was a bit misleading. Four of the victories were by a touchdown or less. One of them was in dispute after Big East ...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  3. Midseason report: Syracuse

    Brian Bennett

    SYRACUSE ORANGE Record: 4-2 (0-1, Big East) You want to talk about cardiac kids? The Orange started the season with a thrilling come-from-behind win against Wake Forest in overtime. The drama was only the beginning. Syracuse has played in three...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  4. Spring breakout players: Syracuse

    Brian Bennett

    Another day, another look at players from each Big East team who announced themselves as potential spring breakout guys. Once again, here's how I'm defining "breakout" status: players who haven't seen the field yet but showed they could be major c...

    Blog | May 20, 2011
  5. Syracuse Orange spring wrap

    Brian Bennett

    2010 overall record: 8-5 2010 conference record: 4-3, fourth in Big East Returning starters: Offense: 8. Defense: 5. Punter/kicker: 1. Top returners: QB Ryan Nassib, RB Antwon Bailey, OT Justin Pugh, DE Chandler Jones, S Phillip Thomas, ...

    Blog | May 11, 2011
  6. Big East spring wrap

    Brian Bennett

    There's cautious optimism for better things from the Big East this season. Clearing the bar set in 2010 won't be difficult.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2011
  7. Schedule analysis: Syracuse

    Brian Bennett

    A year after their breakthrough season, how does Syracuse's schedule shape up? Let's take a look: Syracuse Orange Nonconference opponents (with 2010 records): Sept. 3: Wake Forest (3-9) Sept. 10: Rhode Island (5-6) Sept. 17: at USC (8-5) ...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  8. Big East mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    It's March mailbag madness. Jesse from Vernon, Conn., writes: Now that UConn has Paul Pasqualoni and Boston College played its first Big East team since they left, what is the likelihood that UConn and Boston College can play each other? I find it...

    Blog | March 08, 2011
  9. Q&A with Syracuse's Doug Marrone, Part I

    Brian Bennett

    The Syracuse Orange open their spring practice drills on Tuesday, trying to build on last year's breakthrough, 8-5 season capped by a win in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. I had a chance to catch up with head coach Doug Marrone recently to preview the i...

    Blog | March 07, 2011
  10. Syracuse recruiting analysis

    Brian Bennett

    SYRACUSE ORANGE The class 2011 signees: 27 Top prospects: Tight end Louie Addazio has good bloodlines; he's the son of former Florida and Syracuse assistant and current Temple coach Steve Addazio. Linebacker Cameron Lynch is a tackling machi...

    Blog | February 03, 2011
  11. On the spot in a bowl: Syracuse

    Brian Bennett

    Time to continue our series looking at which players need to step up their games in order for their teams to have success in the postseason. We turn our attention now to the Syracuse Orange, who take on Kansas State in the Dec. 30 New Era Pinstripe B...

    Blog | December 21, 2010
  12. Midseason review: Syracuse

    Brian Bennett

    Syracuse Orange Record: 4-1 (1-0 Big East) Rarely does one win make a season. For Syracuse, one victory has shaped the course of a half-season. Had the Orange lost their Big East opener to South Florida, people could continue to cast a skept...

    Blog | October 12, 2010
  13. Syracuse notches milestone win

    Brian Bennett

    How about the Syracuse Orange? Doug Marrone's rebuilding job hit a new high Saturday as Syracuse won at South Florida 13-9. It's the program's first-ever win over the Bulls, and now the Orange sit at 4-1 and 1-0 in the Big East, tied for first pla...

    Blog | October 09, 2010
  14. Big East littered with great running backs

    Brian Bennett

    With a wealth of talent returning to Big East backfields, expect more handoffs this season.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2010
  15. Syracuse's Doug Hogue has knee surgery

    Brian Bennett

    Syracuse Orange linebacker Doug Hogue underwent knee surgery after suffering an injury in the April 17 spring game, the school confirmed Thursday. An MRI following the game revealed that Hogue had incurred a medial meniscal tear and medial collate...

    Blog | May 06, 2010
  16. Big East spring wrap

    Brian Bennett

    With several stars back on campus and conference depth improving, the Big East's immediate future looks strong.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2010