Category Archives: Kansas


Sean at TNAM and Tim are coming down hard on Devo for thinking he has to put the game on his shoulders and, as a result, forcing himself into bad plays. They have a point. Dude can get sloppy. But I think the other players appreciate his heart and in a way it takes the [...]

Whip it into shape

I second what Sean said:
On paper, Devo had a good game with 20 points and 5 assists.  Though it should be noted that Devo had one of the most frustrating games I’ve ever watched as a fan.  Devo seems to have decided that he is the heart and soul of the team and must them [...]

Deal = Real

Tomorrow I’ll whip together a more coherent and helpful analysis of the amazing events in Kansas City tonight (and yesterday), but it’s 1 AM on the east coast and I need to crash. However, I’d be remiss in going to sleep before announcing this fact — officially — to the world:
The Syracuse University basketball team [...]

Quick Kansas preview

I know squat about Kansas other than this:

They won the NCAA Championship last year
Their entire starting lineup from that team is gone
Only two players who played in the Finals last year are still on the team
They are ranked #22
So far they’ve beaten nobody of consequence

So let’s dig a little deeper, shall we? We shall. Indeed.

My father didn’t fight in the Blog Wars. He was a navigator on a spice freighter.

A few days ago we had a little fun with Sean over at TNIAAM, sparking a cheerful blog war over the relative importance of football vs basketball at SU — historically, currently, etc — and which sport SU fans value more (and, tangentially, whether the Big East should remain basketball oriented or make drastic changes [...]

The “Get Pumped” Countdown #18: Sexiest non-conference schedule EVER

Q: What do the Florida Gators, the Memphis Tigers, and the Kansas Jayhawks have in common?
A: They make up the majority of the teams that have won or played for the National Championship over the past three seasons. Oh yeah, and Syracuse has a good chance at playing all three of them this season [...]