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sam maller | asst. photo editor KEON LYN and the rest of the SU defense are tasked with shutting down Teddy Bridgewater and the second-best scoring offense in the Big East at noon Saturday in the Dome.

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above: sam maller | asst. photo editor, below: ziniu chen | staff photographer RI’SHARD ANDERSON (9) and the SU secondary are focused on limiting Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. The sophomore is enjoying a breakout season with a 70.4 completion percentage, good for sixth in the country. Bridgewater is less of a scrambler than Munchie Legaux and B.J. Daniels, but his ability to extend plays has the Orange secondary focused on tightening coverage.

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i’Shard Anderson can see the confidence Teddy Bridgewater exudes. In his second season, the Louisville quarterback knows how to place each throw. He knows when to go deep and when to dump it off. And he knows how to improvise outside the pocket. His rapid development ranks him among the nation’s most prolific passers, as he is sixth in the country with a 70.4 completion percentage. He has also thrown for 18 touchdowns compared to just four interceptions en route to leading the No. 11 Cardinals (9-0, 4-0 Big East) to an unbeaten start heading into their matchup with Syracuse (4-5, 3-2) in the Carrier Dome at noon on Saturday. Anderson said Bridgewater’s “not far from” the level of Southern California quarterback Matt Barkley, adding he is only a sophomore with time to develop. But SU head coach Doug Marrone thinks the Louisville signal-caller has been elite in 2012. “Teddy Bridgewater is the best quarterback that we’ll have faced this year to this point because he can do so much,” Marrone said. SU defensive coordinator Scott Shafer said Bridgewater provides a different challenge than Barkley because of his ability to extend plays with his feet. Shafer said Bridgewater is constantly aware as he scrambles, displaying impressive instincts on a variety of shovel passes at the line of scrimmage. “He’s got a nice moxie about him like all the good quarterbacks do, and it will be a great challenge,” Shafer said. “It starts with him.” After struggling to contain dual-threat quarterbacks against South Florida and Cincinnati, Bridgewater is another athletic quarterback. But while Daniels burned the SU defense for 134 yards on 12 carries and Munchie Legaux has rushed for 335 yards and four touchdowns, Bridgewater has only rushed for 80 yards and one touchdown this season, as Shafer said he runs more to buy time for plays to develop. Anderson said the focus of the SU defense is different this week. Rather than being ready to help corral B.J. Daniels and Legaux when they

took off downfield, the secondary needs to lock in on its assignments in coverage. “He’s running, but he’s just making more time so he can throw downfield, so you got to stay and lock on your man, and while he’s doing all the scrambling,” Anderson said, “you have to lock onto your man so we can’t come off heavy like we did last two weeks.” When Bridgewater scrambles around the pocket, Louisville’s wide receivers will improvise on routes, making it crucial for Anderson and his teammates to stick to the game plan. That has been a challenge for Louisville’s opponents this year as the Cardinals are second in the Big East in scoring, averaging 34 points per game. Bridgewater has spread the ball around, hitting eight different receivers for touchdowns. With Bridgewater directing the offense, Louisville has eclipsed the 30-point mark six times. SU’s defense will need some help from Ryan Nassib and the offense to slow the explosive attack down. And for an Orange unit susceptible to big

plays, Marrone highlighted Bridgewater’s ability to throw the deep ball as a concern. “It’s a big challenge for us not to give up the big play against a quarterback that has been making those big plays all year round,” Marrone said. The turnover battle, something Marrone has harped on all season, will also be tough for SU to win against a team with a quarterback who has thrown just four interceptions. U of L is second in the conference in turnover margin while Syracuse is sixth. Ultimately, Anderson and the SU defense is prepared to take on one of the nation’s top passers. It can see how he has developed since his freshman season on film. And Louisville’s numbers and perfect start are all Marrone needs to point to when describing the Big East’s best team. Said Marrone: “If you keep giving their offense a lot of chances during the course of a game, they have shown and proven that they will beat you.” rjgery@syr.edu

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National exposure outweighs playing game on Veterans Day ABOARD USS MIDWAY, SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Up 43 stairs from the flight deck, through the control tower, beyond the navigation room and inside the bridge sits the captain’s chair. It’s made of brown leather, swivels and comes with a metal footrest. On Thursday morning, the chair faced outward into San Diego Harbor, with the flight deck to the left. And through the window of the bridge, over what would have been the captain’s left shoulder, a portion of the green bleachers for Sunday’s basketball game were visible as history met modernity. “We think it’s awesome,” said Steve Walker, a docent for the USS Midway Museum and retired Navy captain who served 23 years. “It’s advertising you just can’t buy.” Walker and Dave Cowles, another docent who is a former Navy Captain and served on the Midway, gave The Daily Orange a private tour of the superstructure above the flight deck and the admiral’s quarters. Both were extremely excited about Sunday’s game between Syracuse and San Diego State, though neither has tickets to attend. And though the docents and the museum’s marketing director, Scott McGaugh, are grateful for the opportunity to host such a unique event, the decision to close the museum on Sunday, Veterans Day, was not an easy one. “That’s the last day of the year we would ever want to close to the public and the 4,000 or 5,000 people that are coming to Midway to visit on Veterans Day, and they can’t,” McGaugh said from inside the hangar of the USS Midway. “We didn’t want to move it, truth be known. It was a reluctant decision, a painful decision, but when we stepped back and looked at it from the big picture — from the Midway, from San Diego, from the national audience —

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there you go. We had to make that decision.” McGaugh said there were many meetings to discuss if the game could be moved to Sunday, and that the final decision came down to whether or not the museum was will- ing to shut down on the most meaningful day for the United States Armed Forces. It came down to exposure and the national television audience that Fox Sports will provide. Two things that McGaugh and the Midway could not pass up, noting the only other time it received such widespread notoriety was when “American Idol” filmed an episode on the ship last year. The only other compensation the USS Midway Museum receives for hosting the event is a small facility rental fee, McGaugh said, and that amount will not be determined until ticket sales are finalized. So for now the museum remains open, and Walker and Cowles guided The Daily Orange through some of the ship’s most unique elements. From Vulture’s Row outside the bridge to the chart house — Walker is quick to point out this was not named after the restaurant — to the War Room, the ship oozes history. Cowles, who was a member of the admiral’s staff during his second stint of service aboard the Midway, explains the significance of the War Room to the first day of Operation Desert Storm. The 15-by25-foot room with blue carpet is lined on one side with maps of Kuwait and Baghdad. It is connected to the dark, movie-esque “battle watch” room where any conflicts — including the battle that eventually defeated Saddam Hussein — are managed. “This is an opportunity to showcase the USS

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Midway Museum and the 200,000 sailors who served on Midway as well as San Diego’s enormously proud military heritage to a national audience,” McGaugh said. “We’re a big Navy town, and we’re damn proud of it.” Cowles agreed that the opportunity to host such an event could not be passed up. It is a wonderful chance to learn about an aircraft carrier that was decommissioned just 20 years ago. But he too was surprised that a basketball game would ever be played aboard the ship he

and 200,000 other sailors once called home. After all, the ship is made up of three expansion joints that still grow and contract even while the Midway is stationed in San Diego Harbor. So when asked if he ever would have dreamed that sports would be brought to a military vessel, the former F-14 Tomcat pilot laughed and smiled. “I would have said, ‘You’ve got to be kidding me,’” Cowles said. “And I’d probably use a different word than kidding.” mjcohe02@syr.edu

nate shron | staff photographer THE USS MIDWAY MUSEUM will host Syracuse’s game against San Diego State. Projected rain forced event organizers to move the game to Sunday, Veterans Day, a decision they struggled with but ultimately made to gain national television exposure.


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nate shron | staff photographer (CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT) The number 41 can be seen from the entrance to a section of bleachers aboard the USS Midway; seat No. 14 in a section of bleachers being used for the game; workers assemble scaffolding that will hold up the video board during the game; the court aboard the USS Midway is covered to protect it from the rain expected on Friday.


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Q&A with C.L. Brown of the Louisville Courier-Journal By Chris Iseman ASST. SPORTS EDITOR

Syracuse is heading into a critical game against Louisville this weekend. It’s the Orange’s final home game, and the team needs to win two of its final three games to become bowl eligible. The Daily Orange spoke with Cardinals beat writer C.L. Brown of the Louisville Courier-Journal about what Syracuse can expect to see from Louisville on Saturday. The Daily Orange: How much has Teddy Bridgewater grown from last season? C.L. Brown: It’s been kind of a night-and-day kind of thing with him. Last year, he wasn’t making the reads that he was making this year. He wasn’t, just kind of well-schooled in what to expect from the defenses. Coach Strong talked about it all preseason and during the season is how much Bridgewater stayed in the film room and kind of just became the “student of the game” is what he always harps on. I think all of that has paid off. He doesn’t seem to make a lot of bad decisions out there. He always seems to kind of know where the ball is going and even when he’s checking down and going to guys who weren’t his primary receivers, that’s why he has only four interceptions this year. The D.O.: Has Louisville been talking a lot about Syracuse’s no-huddle offense, and has that been a point of discussion this week? CB: The funny thing about it is that they’ve faced this essentially all season, so by now it’s kind of old hat. Kentucky in the season opener came out with that, and that was something that was kind of unexpected at that time. … At this point, it’s just kind of fallen in line with what almost everybody else has done this season. The D.O.: What has been Louisville’s biggest strength to this point in the season to get to

where they are right now? CB: That’s the funny thing about it; Charlie Strong has the defensive background. It’s been an offensive team this year, and Bridgewater’s pretty much at the center of it. He’s definitely got a lot of help. They’ve got a lot of weapons. Senorise Perry kind of being the home-run hitter at running back. DeVante Parker being a big-play receiver. … They’ve got a lot of tools around him and this year he’s been using all of those tools. The D.O.: What does a team need to do to beat Louisville? CB: They have to find a way to slow Bridgewater. Whether it’s getting a lot of pressure up front and sacking him literally, or bringing some sort of coverage he hasn’t seen yet. … And kind of get under his skin. Cincinnati was able to do that in the first half of their game and that was probably the poorest he’s played all season. The D.O.: Syracuse has been an up-anddown team this season. In some games, it’s made a lot of mistakes and in others, it’s clicked on all cylinders. How is Louisville viewing Syracuse going into this game? CB: They’re viewing the Syracuse that has been good and clicking on all cylinders; they’re not really talking about the mistakes. They’ve got a lot of respect for Ryan Nassib at quarterback and his ability to make plays and run that offense. Defensively, even though they’ve had trouble stopping the run in these last two games, they look at the season overall where it’s been pretty stout otherwise. They’re highly complimentary. This is a game, especially being on the road, that they feel like could possibly be one of those trap kind of games. cjiseman@syr.edu @chris_iseman

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Scouting Louisville’s high-scoring offense with SU’s Keon Lyn By Michael Cohen STAFF WRITER

For the past two games, Syracuse defenders have watched opposing teams run the ball down their throats without reprieve. First it was South Florida, with mobile quarterback B.J. Daniels running the zone option to perfection. Next came Munchie Legaux and Jordan Luallen, tormenting the SU defense once again en route to a 35-24 win. This week Syracuse takes on Louisville, a team ranked No. 11 in the country and in the Top 10 in the Bowl Championship Series standings. The Cardinals’ quarterback, Teddy Bridgewater, is arguably the best player in the Big East as just a sophomore. He is mobile, but has emerged as more of a pocket passer in 2012. The media caught up with Syracuse cornerback Keon Lyn, a native of South Florida where Bridgewater went to high school, to talk about defending the league’s top player during this week’s interview session.

Q: Talk about what you’ve seen from Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater on film and what it is that makes him so successful. What do you have to do as a defense to combat that? Keon Lyn: That offense, they do a lot of shifts and adjustments, and get our eyes bad and get us lined up wrong. But we’ve just got to come prepared and be sound. You’ve got to communicate out there as a defense. It’s a great team, they’re undefeated and their quarterback is playing great. You’ve just got to be sound. You can’t make no mistakes against teams like these.

Q: They have some good skill players and wide receivers that are tall and fast. What do you have to do to nullify their advantage there? KL: Just don’t overthink it, because we’ve seen great receivers all year. Just go out there and play your game. Be patient and win at the line of scrimmage. Just win before the snap. Know your assignment and just take one play at a time and you should be fine out there.

Q: Louisville runs a little bit of the zone read but not as much as your previous two opponents, who both ran for over 200 yards. Are you guys glad to see that go away a little bit, or would you like another crack at it? KL: You’re kind of glad that they don’t do it that much. Two weeks straight we’ve struggled with it, so I wouldn’t just throw it out at the easy for Louisville. They might come out and try to run a zone read and see what they can do with it at first before they go back to their regular things. You just have to be prepared for anything. They’ve got a great quarterback, great receivers, great running back. They play sound football.

nate shron | staff photographer KEON LYN and the SU defense will have the task of trying to stop quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and an efficient Louisville offense. Q: Is there anything from what you knew about Bridgewater back then that you can tell some of the other guys in the SU secondary, or is he totally different now under Louisville head coach Charlie Strong?

KL: He don’t make the same mistake twice. He’s a great player. He can create plays with his feet, too, and in the pocket. He’s becoming a great player, and he knows the game inside and out having a year under his belt with his

offense. He’s probably going to be one of the best players — even though he is now, he’s one of the best players now — he’s probably going to be the best player in the Big East next year. mjcohe0@syr.edu


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Louisville 27, Syracuse 10 Oct. 29, 2011 Eight days. That was all it took for Syracuse to audible from a team that throttled No. 11 West Virginia to one failing to capitalize on opportunities against Louisville, sparking a five-game tailspin to end the season 5-7.

Time after time, the Syracuse offense tried to take shots downfield to counteract blitzes from the 15th-ranked defense in the country. The Cardinals’ pressure left plenty of one-onone opportunities for SU’s playmakers on the

outside, but quarterback Ryan Nassib failed to connect consistently with his receivers all game long. “Against West Virginia, they had no negative-yards plays, whether it was running the ball or sacks,” Louisville head coach Charlie Strong said after the game. “We were able to get the sacks, throw for losses and our defense just played excellent today.” It all added up to a 27-10 Louisville win

in front of 44,817 at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. The game pushed Louisville back to .500 and jumpstarted a five-game losing streak for Syracuse. Louisville sealed the win in the fourth quarter with an option play to the left. Running back Victor Anderson saw space in front of him as he started to round the corner. SU strong safety Shamarko Thomas was all that stood between Anderson and the end zone 61 yards away. Thomas dove and swung his right hand at Anderson’s leg. He missed and Anderson scampered in for the gameclinching touchdown. The SU offense had proven incapable of mustering any rhythm all day. Nassib overthrew Van Chew on a deep route along the right sideline when the receiver beat coverage early in the second quarter. Later, Nassib gunned a pass well out in front of an open Jarrod West in the end zone. Syracuse settled for a field goal. “You can go back, you can look at, we had some guys open early,” SU head coach Doug Marrone said. “When I say open, I’m talking about touchdown open.” Syracuse’s missed chances resulted in no pass plays of more than 20 yards. Nassib connected on a 20-yard touchdown to Jarrod West with 1:31 remaining and Louisville up by 24 points. The play was Nassib’s longest completion of the entire game. “We made plays last week, and we didn’t make plays this week,” Nassib said. “Me particularly. I definitely wasn’t accurate enough this week, didn’t make enough throws where guys were open. And those missed throws I made really cost us the game.” The Louisville defense appeared to make Nassib and the SU offense uncomfortable all day. The Cardinals collected 14 tackles for loss and sacked Nassib four times during the game. Coming into the game, the Orange planned to make big plays downfield early in each offensive series. It didn’t work out that way, as Nassib completed only eight of 14 of his passes on first down with an average of 5.25 yards per completion. That resulted in several third-and-long situations that SU failed to convert. Instead of notching first downs, Nassib dumped the ball off to running backs and tight ends. And three of the four Louisville sacks came on third down to end Syracuse drives. For the Syracuse offense, the game was riddled with short drives that ended in disappointment. With Louisville leading by 14 early in the fourth quarter, the offense trudged off the field after a six-play, 11-yard drive. The next time Syracuse took the field wasn’t much better. The Orange went 36 yards into Louisville territory before Nassib overthrew a wide-open David Stevens on fourth down. Stevens was behind the Cardinals defense and could have scored easily had the pass been on target. Against Louisville, Syracuse looked disoriented and borderline confused. It was in stark contrast to the performance against West Virginia in the Carrier Dome eight days earlier. Said Nassib: “We play so well a week prior, and then we come out and lay an egg.” —Compiled by Jon Harris, asst. sports editor, jdharr04@syr.edu


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AROUND THE BIG EAST DANIELS’ CAREER OVER

After an illustrious yet frustrating threeplus seasons as South Florida’s offensive general, quarterback B.J. Daniels’ Bulls career came to an unfortunate end on Saturday against Connecticut. With USF leading UConn 7-6, Daniels suffered a season-ending ankle injury on a 15-yard draw play, when he remained on the ground after hurdling over one of his own players. He was eventually carted off the field to the locker room. Daniels finished his career with 8,433 yards passing, 52 touchdowns and 39 interceptions. He also rushed for 25 touchdowns.

TEMPLE OFFENSE STRUGGLES Last Saturday against No. 11 Louisville, Temple found it hard to generate much offense, especially through the air. The Owls used three different quarterbacks to go 6-for-16 for 54 yards, with starter Chris Coyer only going 2-for-8 for 20 yards. Coyer did rush for 56 yards on 10 carries, however. The Owls rank 117th out of 120 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in passing yards per game, averaging 122.9 yards through the air. Only Navy, Army and New Mexico fare worse. In total yards per game, Temple ranks 117th overall as well.

MANY BOWL HOPES ON THE LINE As the season nears its close, some Big East teams are faced with high-pressure games this week to keep their bowl hopes alive. With six wins needed to qualify for bowl eligibility, Temple, South Florida and Connecticut all need to win out to have a chance to play in the postseason. All three schools have three games remaining, with Temple at 3-5 overall, and UConn and USF at 3-6. Temple has experienced a disadvantage all season in the race to six wins. The Owls play only 11 games, compared to the standard 12 in the Football Bowl Subdivision.

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PITTSBURGH AT CONNECTICUT FRIDAY, 8 P.M., ESPN2

Pitt coach Paul Chryst has a challenge in preparing his team to get back to work against UConn, after an excruciating tripleovertime loss last week to undefeated Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. The game features two teams fighting to keep realistic bowl hopes alive, with Connecticut on the brink of elimination and Pitt with only one loss to spare.

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The Huskies are still looking for their first conference win of the season and have struggled to find offensive consistency under quarterback Chandler Whitmer. In its four Big East matchups so far, UConn has scored three, 14, 10 and six points, which likely won’t suffice no matter how well the defense is playing. Pitt should be determined after the Notre Dame setback and should make just enough offensive plays to come away with the road win.

CINCINNATI AT TEMPLE SATURDAY, NOON, BIG EAST NETWORK

The Owls look to get their once-promising season back on track at home, but will find another challenge in containing Cincinnati’s offensive playmakers. Despite Munchie Legaux’s struggles at quarterback, the Bearcats have scored 31 or more points in four of their last six games and average 453.5 yards per game. At 2-1 in conference, Cincinnati still has a shot at capturing the Big East title, while Temple needs the win to extend its chances of achieving bowl eligibility. Steve Addazio’s Owls are already gaining respect

around the conference for playing tough, hard-nosed football, and this week should be no different. Expect a close game most of the way through, but for Cincinnati to make a few big plays near the end and break away.

ARMY AT NO. 24 RUTGERS NOON, ESPNU

Rutgers enjoyed a bye last week after falling to mid-major foe Kent State, and will be looking to avoid a similar fate at home against the Black Knights. Army carries the No. 1– ranked rush offense into the game averaging more than 375 rushing yards per game behind quarterback Trent Steelman (911 rushing yards, 12 touchdowns), but has passed for only 494 yards on the season. Rutgers is still undefeated in the Big East and could be tempted to overlook this game as it prepares for the closing stretch of its conference slate. But the Scarlet Knights have been strong on defense all season, ranked No. 6 in scoring (14.3) and should be able to keep Army one-dimensional all game. —Compiled by Kevin Prise, staff writer, kmprisei@syr.edu

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Louisville’s leading rusher is averaging 5.2 yards per carry and has 11 touchdowns on the season. He’ll split time with Jeremy Wright regardless, but keeping Perry in check is key for SU after being dominated on the ground the last two weeks. Diabate has been the leader of the SU linebackers and paces the group in tackles.

Sales has made big catches all season to help SU move the ball downfield. If Bushell shuts him down, it’s hard to see the Orange keeping pace with an explosive Louisville offense.

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DID YOU KNOW? Doug Marrone has never coached SU to a win against Louisville. The Orange’s last win against the Cardinals was in 2008 during Greg Robinson’s final season. SU went 3-9 while the Cardinals finished 4-8 that season. Alec Lemon and Marcus Sales are second and third in the Big East in catches per game. The two have combined for 94 of SU’s 226 receptions this season — roughly 42 percent of all catches. They have also combined for 10 touchdowns. This senior class of 15 players is SU football’s largest since 2010 when 18 were honored on senior day. SU’s Durell Eskridge and Oliver Vigille went to the same secondary school as Louisville’s Charles Gaines and John Miller.

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BEAT WRITER PREDICTIONS RYNE GERY Louisville 38 Syracuse 24 Redbirds roll.

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LOUISVILLE OFFENSE 5 QB TEDDY BRIDGEWATER 28 RB JEREMY WRIGHT 9 WR DEVANTE PARKER 89 WR SCOTT RADCLIFF 7 WR DAMIAN COPELAND 85 TE NATE NORD 66 LT ALEX KUPPER 70 LG JOHN MILLER 55 C MARIO BENAVIDES 53 RG JAKE SMITH 79 RT JAMON BROWN

SYRACUSE DEFENSE 10 DE MARKUS PIERCE-BREWSTER 96 NT JAY BROMLEY 13 DT DEON GOGGINS 91 DE BRANDON SHARPE 11 SLB MARQUIS SPRUILL 18 MLB SIRIKI DIABATE 35 WLB DYSHAWN DAVIS 8 CB KEON LYN 21 SS SHAMARKO THOMAS 28 FS JEREMI WILKES 9 CB RI’SHARD ANDERSON

SYRACUSE OFFENSE 12 QB RYAN NASSIB 45 RB JEROME SMITH 23 RB PRINCE-TYSON GULLEY 5 WR MARCUS SALES 15 WR ALEC LEMON 85 TE BECKETT WALES 67 LT JUSTIN PUGH 75 LG ZACK CHIBANE 59 C MACKY MACPHERSON 55 RG ROB TRUDO 60 RT SEAN HICKEY

LOUISVILLE DEFENSE 91 DE MARCUS SMITH 93 DT ROY PHILON 92 DT BRANDON DUNN 49 DE DEION TREZ 34 SLB GEORGE DURANT 2 MLB PRESTON BROWN 1 WLB KEITH BROWN 21 CB ADRIAN BUSHELL 29 SS HAKEEM SMITH 25 FS CALVIN PRYOR 15 CB ANDREW JOHNSON

MICHAEL COHEN Louisville 31 Syracuse 29 Not in the cards.

CHRIS ISEMAN Louisville 35 Syracuse 30 Bridge over troubled waters.

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courtesy of eric evans | oregon athletic communications KENJON BARNER dominated USC last weekend with five touchdowns and 321 yards on 38 carries. His 1,295 total yards on the ground are the fourthbest in the country.

HEISMAN HOPEFULS

Collin Klein, QB, Kansas State

133-for-187, 1,875 yards, 12 TDs 2 INTs 139 carries, 698 yards, 17 TDs Klein was primed for the Heisman until he went down with an apparent concussion in the second half of KSU’s 44-30 win over Oklahoma State. Head coach Bill Snyder remains hopeful that Klein will play Saturday against Texas Christian. America and its Heisman voters love a winner, so as long as Klein keeps the Wildcats in the national title hunt, his name will stay on Heisman ballots. Keeping up his 174.4 passer rating won’t hurt either.

Matt Barkley, QB, Southern California

206-for-316, 2,750 yards, 30 TDs 10 INTs 21 carries, -62 yards, 0 TDs Fourteen touchdowns in the last three games have thrust the original favorite back into the Heisman conversation. Two straight losses, though, are tempering enthusiasm for Barkley. USC doesn’t have to win out for Barkley to take the Heisman, but his numbers cannot dip as they did earlier in the season against Stanford and California. A standout performance against Notre Dame on the last day of the regular season would help fight the East Coast bias.

Geno Smith, QB, West Virginia

249-for-346, 2,677 yards, 29 TDs 3 INTs 45 carries, 84 yards, 1 TD If not for Smith’s obscene early-season output, he’d be out of contention. Yet even in WVU’s three-game losing streak in which the Mountaineer offense has largely been found out,

Smith has thrown for five touchdowns. The three interceptions that came with that have to go away for WVU to regain a degree of national respect and for Smith to keep pace with his resurgent Heisman rivals.

Manti Te’o, LB, Notre Dame

87 tackles, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Te’o continues to spearhead a national titlecontending defense. He has as real of a chance of collecting the Heisman as anyone on this list. The No. 10 defense he leads gave up more than 17 points for the first time all season last Saturday against Pittsburgh, but is expected to tighten up against Boston College. The Fighting Irish’s game against Southern California may prove to be the big decider Nov. 24.

Kenjon Barner, RB, Oregon

179 rushes, 1,295 yards, 19 TDs 15 catches, 184 yards, 1 TD Much has been made of Barner’s backfield teammate De’Anthony Thomas, while Barner’s been not so quietly tearing up defenses. A stunning performance last week loudly declared his Heisman candidacy. Five touchdowns on 38 rushes for 321 yards is a massive exclamation point. He’s been doing this all year though. His team has the best chance of anyone on this list of winning it all, and the softest remaining schedule, too. —Compiled by Jacob Klinger, asst. copy editor, jmklinge@syr.edu

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courtesy of notre dame media relations MANTI TE’O leads a vaunted Notre Dame defense. The linebacker has hauled in five interceptions this season for the undefeated Irish as they remain in the BCS title hunt.


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AROUND THE NATION

Former Texas coach dies at 88

Darrell Royal died Wednesday at the age of 88. The legendary Texas head coach won three national championships — two outright — and never had a losing season in 23 years with the Longhorns. Royal was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1983.

Former Penn State president arraigned Graham Spanier was arraigned and released on bail during a brief court appearance on Wednesday on charges that he lied about covering up sexual abuse allegations involving former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. The former PSU president signed paperwork after bail was set at $125,000 and did not enter a plea agreement.

Curt Phillips will start for Wisconsin this weekend when the Badgers face Indiana. The fifth-year senior will be making his first career start. Danny O’Brien started the first three games of the season for UW before being replaced by redshirt freshman Joel Stave for six games. Stave broke his left collarbone in last weekend’s 16-13 loss to Michigan State, leaving Phillips as the starter.

Nebraska, Oklahoma discuss series Nebraska and Oklahoma are in discussions to renew one of college football’s great rivalries. The rivalry was lost when the Cornhuskers moved to the Big Ten in 2011. The two schools have an agreement to play a two-year series in 2021 and 2022.

Former Arkansas coach interested in Kentucky

Tennessee State defensive back dies in practice

Bobby Petrino Sr., the father of former Arkansas head coach Bobby Petrino, told the Louisville Courier-Journal on Wednesday that his son is interested in the Kentucky job. UK announced Sunday that current Wildcats head coach Joker Phillips would not return next season. Kentucky, however, is reportedly not interested in Petrino.

William Wayne Jones III died Wednesday after collapsing during practice. The freshman defensive back, who was redshirting this season, was participating in noncontact drills when he collapsed. Jones was rushed to the hospital where he died two hours later.

Southern California fires manager Southern California fired a student manager on Wednesday for deflating five game balls during the No. 21 Trojans’ 62-51 loss to No. 3 Oregon on Saturday. Three balls were found to be in violation of NCAA regulations before the game, and two more were found during halftime. The manager has admitted to deflating the balls.

Injured South Carolina RB won’t attend game

Superdome to host Big 12-SEC bowl The Superdome in New Orleans will host a new marquee bowl between Southeastern Conference and Big 12 Conference teams. The game will still be called the Sugar Bowl. SEC teams have played in the Sugar Bowl 71 times, so the tie with the bowl game is nothing new for the conference. ESPN will pay $80 million per year to televise the game.

Notre Dame still in national title hunt

Marcus Lattimore will not attend Saturday’s game between South Carolina and Arkansas. The school is planning to unveil signage to honor the running back’s school-record 38 career rushing touchdowns.

After escaping with a victory over a mediocre Pittsburgh team, Notre Dame has another challenger that looks easy on paper in Boston College. But the Eagles have a history of knocking off the Fighting Irish. BC ended the Irish’s perfect season nine games into the 2002 season.

Clemson loses top-ranked recruit

Games of the Week

Robert Nkemdiche has decommitted from Clemson, his high school coach Mickey Conn told ESPN.com. The defensive end from Loganville, Ga., originally committed to the Tigers in June, but he has since had a change of heart. Assistant coaches from Ole Miss and Georgia will attend his regular-season game this Friday. Wisconsin tabs new starting quarterback

In a down week for college football, this could be the best game. It may not have any national championship implications, but these two hard-nosed, defense-oriented teams should play a good one. Linebackers Chase Thomas and Shane Skov lead Stanford’s No. 12 scoring defense that went down to the wire against

No. 16 Stanford vs. No. 13 Oregon State

undefeated No. 4 Notre Dame. That hasn’t been much of a surprise, though. Oregon State has. Mike Riley deserves coach of the year consideration with the job he’s done with the Beavers, and their defense in particular. Cornerback Jordan Poyer leads a defense that ranks just seven spots behind the Cardinal’s in scoring.

No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 15 Texas A&M

Texas A&M’s redshirt freshman quarterback Johnny Manziel will have his toughest test yet against the stout Rolling Tide defense. That being said, “Johnny Football” hasn’t done anything to prove it will be able to totally shut him down. Of course, Alabama proved itself by putting 21 points on the board against Louisiana State. Led by quarterback and Heisman Trophy-candidate AJ McCarron, the Rolling Tide offense is no slouch either. The Aggies could give Alabama a scare, but in the end expect McCarron to make the big play when it matters, just like last weekend.

No. 9 Louisiana State vs. No. 22 Mississippi State

This Southeastern Conference matchup, though, is all about defense. Defensive ends Barkevious Mingo, Sam Montgomery and the rest of the Louisiana State line should frustrate the Mississippi State offense, but cornerback Johnthan Banks and that Bulldog secondary could make life miserable for the Tigers’ offense as well.

Ultimately, LSU’s defense is just that much better though. MSU is No. 6 in the nation in turnover margin, but turning the ball over is one thing the Louisiana State offense doesn’t do. The Tigers rank No. 3 in total defense, and that alone should be enough to improve to 8-2.

Texas Christian vs. No. 3 Kansas State

With each win, Collin Klein gets one step closer to the Heisman Trophy. A date with Texas Christian is the latest hurdle. In reality, the Horned Frogs aren’t going to be able to stop the quarterback; they can only hope to contain him. Even then, TCU will need to find a way to score with Kansas State.

No. 18 Nebraska vs. Penn State

Penn State has been perhaps the biggest surprise in the country this season. No one expected the Nittany Lions to be competitive, yet if they were eligible for the postseason, they’d be right in the Big Ten hunt. Senior linebackers Michael Mauti and Gerald Hodges are the face of this team as two players who stuck around and have been rewarded by big seasons. Nebraska, meanwhile, looks like the only team that can win the Big Ten and that actually wants it. Michigan has disappointed. Northwestern was a nice story, but faded. The conference is now NU’s to lose. —Compiled by David Wilson, asst. copy editor, dbwilson@syr.edu


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Preparation continues as ship deck transforms into stadium ABOARD USS MIDWAY, SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Five men dangled some 40 feet in the air with their harnesses connected to metal scaffolding that would eventually support a video screen. A sixth man in the basket of a hydraulic lift hung beside them, overseeing some of the final preparations for the Battle on the Midway between Syracuse and San Diego State. The crew of roughly 100 people was busy working on a sunny Thursday morning in San Diego Harbor, as men and women in hard hats, sleeveless T-shirts, work boots and tool belts scampered about the flight deck of the USS Midway to the tune of beeping equipment and the drone of running motors. “I don’t think 60 years ago someone envisioned that this would actually work,” said Ken Freeman, technical director of the Battle on the Midway, with a chuckle. Freeman gave The Daily Orange a private tour of the construction site atop the flight deck on Thursday morning, which was still wet and spotted with puddles following rain on Wednesday night. The decision to move the game from Friday to Sunday bought Freeman and his crew additional time to prepare, allowing them to slow the pace on the final few installations of a process that began when materials were first brought onto the boat on Oct. 29. The installation of the video screens — one at each end of the court — and the installation of the sound system are the two main projects to be completed before Sunday’s tipoff. The bleachers, which Freeman said are the most time-consuming aspect of the process, are in place, the court has been laid out and leveled, and the additional staircase for patrons has been erected. In all, Freeman said there are roughly 20 different organizations involved in the preparation stages, with a separate company responsible for the court, the bleachers and the scaffolding. “We craned everything up to the deck,” Freeman said. “There’s an elevator in here, which is sort of used to haul the planes up to the deck from the hangar. And most everything we had was brought up that way.”

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So up the materials came, lifted by an elevator on the side of the aircraft carrier — it’s almost the size of a basketball court itself — and onto the flight deck, which is anything but level. A foam liner was placed on the concrete deck of the ship, and the wooden court on top of it, to ensure the playing surface is flat. The court is raised anywhere from four to six inches off the flight deck, which spans an incredible 4.02 acres. “I worked for ESPN on the X Games for a little while,” Freeman said. “And we were sort of regularly taking fairly hostile environments and turning them into competition venues. So out of that skill comes the ability to sort of take a look at something like this right now and break it down into projects that people can actually do.” For now the court is covered, as it is expected to rain in San Diego on Friday. Syracuse and San Diego State will practice on the ship on Saturday, and then the court will be covered until the game on Sunday. The USS Midway Museum, which is open seven days a week, remained in full operation on Thursday and will continue to do so through Saturday. It will be closed for the game on Sunday, which also happens to be Veterans Day. Freeman said he and his crew have “walked into a history lesson” during the preparation period aboard the aircraft carrier. They viewed their work as a delicate process, realizing that their installation required added respect given the USS Midway’s splendor. Instead of “walking in with hammers and Crescent wrenches and starting to pound on things,” the installation crew embraced the hospitality. So as the hubbub of machinery and metalwork hummed along on Thursday morning, dozens of the USS Midway’s docents — tour guides, some of whom had served onboard the USS Midway years earlier — had their picture taken in the green bleacher seats with the control tower as a backdrop. And at this point Freeman stopped and smiled from across the flight deck. The game’s greater purpose had revealed itself if only for a few short minutes. “We’ve had to make sure everyone here can continue doing what they’re supposed to, which is showcasing all of this history while the installation is going on,” Freeman said. “Part of this has obviously become a big thank you to all the veterans who have given their all or darnnear most of it to make this occur.”

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nate shron | staff photographer USS MIDWAY plays host to Syracuse’s season-opener against San Diego State on Sunday. Workers were still setting up for the game on Thursday.

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NUMERICAL ROSTERS NO.

1 2 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 16 17 18 19 19 20 20 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43

NAME

Ashton Broyld Quinta Funderburk Wayne Morgan Durell Eskridge Brandon Reddish Marcus Sales Ritchy Desir Oliver Vigille Keon Lyn Ri’Shard Anderson Terrel Hunt Markus Pierce-Brewster Marquis Spruill Ryan Nassib Deon Goggins John Kinder Alec Lemon Keenan Hale James Jarrett Charley Loeb Siriki Diabate Ryan Lichtenstein Joe Nassib Mitchell Piasecki Greg Tobias Julian Whigham Shamarko Thomas Adrian Flemming Prince-Tyson Gulley Jaston George Jeremiah Kobena Myles Davis George Morris III Jeremi Wilkes Devante McFarlane Steve Rene Clay Cleveland Travon Burke Dan Vaughan Adonis Ameen-Moore Dyshawn Davis Christopher Clark Ross Krautman Cameron Lynch Dom Anene Zachary McCarrell Lewellyn Coker Jacob Green Franklin Santos

POS.

RB WR CB FS CB WR CB LB CB CB QB DE LB QB DT QB WR WR SS QB LB K CB FB RB CB SS WR RB CB WR FB RB FS RB RB FB RB LB RB LB WR K LB LB LB LB TE CB

HT

6-4 6-3 5-10 6-3 5-11 6-0 5-11 6-3 6-1 6-0 6-3 6-3 6-0 6-3 6-1 6-3 6-2 6-2 6-2 6-4 5-10 5-10 5-9 5-11 5-10 6-1 5-10 6-3 5-10 5-10 6-0 6-1 6-0 5-9 6-0 5-7 6-1 6-1 6-2 5-11 6-2 5-11 5-7 5-11 6-0 5-11 6-1 6-1 5-10

WT

222 190 191 198 183 192 179 224 194 187 215 248 224 227 274 187 204 190 206 214 216 164 177 253 169 180 206 196 192 164 179 225 195 189 195 180 226 234 219 239 212 158 161 225 234 202 227 240 177

CLASS

NO.

Fr. So. Fr. So. So. R-Sr. So. So. Jr. Sr. So. Jr. Jr. Gr. R-Sr. Jr. Sr. So. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. So. Jr. Fr. Sr. Jr. Jr. So. So. Fr. Fr. Jr. Fr. Jr. Jr. So. Gr. So. So. Jr. Jr. So. Sr. Jr. Jr. Fr. So.

45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 55 57 59 60 61 62 63 64 67 68 70 70 72 74 75 76 77 78 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 92 93 94 95 96 97 97 99

NAME

Jerome Smith Jonathan Fisher Sam Rodgers Carl Cutler Ryan Norton Femi Aliyu Donnie Simmons Eric Crume Lucas Albrecht Rob Trudo Omari Palmer Macky MacPherson Sean Hickey Eric Morris Andrew Phillips Ryan Sloan Daniel Anyaegbunam Justin Pugh Nick Robinson Marcus Coleman Jesse Wolf-Gould Ivan Foy Seamus Shanley Zack Chibane Kyle Knapp Lou Alexander Jason Emerich Ron Thompson Louie Addazio Alvin Cornelius Max Beaulieu Ben Lewis Beckett Wales David Stevens Kyle Foster Jarrod West Josh Parris James Washington Brandon Sharpe Riley Dixon Davon Walls Micah Robinson Robert Welsh Josh Manley Jay Bromley Macauley Hill John Raymon Zian Jones Dontez Ford

POS.

RB P LS TE K LB DE NT DT OG OG C OT LS OT DT DT OT OT NT OL OG C OG OL OT OL TE TE WR TE WR TE TE WR WR TE LB DE K/P DT DE NT DE DT WR DE DT FS

HT

6-0 6-1 6-2 6-3 5-11 5-11 6-2 6-0 6-2 6-3 6-2 6-2 6-5 5-10 6-5 6-3 6-3 6-5 6-5 6-1 6-4 6-4 6-1 6-5 6-4 6-4 6-3 6-4 6-3 6-1 6-2 6-2 6-3 6-3 6-3 6-2 6-2 6-1 6-1 6-5 6-5 6-4 6-3 6-2 6-4 6-0 6-5 6-4 6-2

WT

217 209 223 251 181 226 242 306 267 282 311 286 287 227 268 311 274 297 270 259 315 311 260 298 262 314 270 256 245 186 239 197 230 231 207 202 252 218 255 205 310 270 259 269 290 198 319 315 198

CLASS

Jr. So. So. R-Sr. Fr. Jr. So. So. So. So. Fr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Sr. So. Jr. Sr. So. Fr. So. So. Fr. Sr. Fr. Sr. Fr. Fr. So. Fr. Jr. Fr. Jr. R-Sr. So. Jr. Fr. Fr. Sr. So. Jr. Jr. Jr. Fr. Jr. So. Fr. Jr. Fr.

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November 8 Current Day Internet Security Threats Explore the Internet underground 3 p.m., Slocum Auditorium Arents Award Dinner Honoring outstanding SU alumni 5 p.m., Goldstein Auditorium

All of this is just the beginning. Get the full schedule at orangecentral.syr.edu!

election 2012: What Happened? What Now? Lively—and timely—discussion 10:30 a.m., Maxwell Auditorium

November 10 The big Game SU-Louisville in the Dome Noon

Idea Jam with Dennis Crowley Problem solve with Foursquare founder Noon, 500 Hall of Languages

The mandarins Fall Invitational A capella group performance 7:30 p.m., Hendricks Chapel

Afternoon Chat with Thom Filicia Interview with noted interior designer 1 p.m., The Warehouse

The Comedy Show Ari Spears, DeRay Davis, and more 8 p.m., Goldstein Auditorium

From the Himalayas to Syracuse: Global Pollution and its Impact 3 p.m., Link Hall Auditorium

meISA battle of the bands Local bands compete for prizes 8 p.m., The Underground

Setnor orange Central Concert Features VPA faculty and staff 3 p.m., Setnor Auditorium orange Central Parade Plus pep rally in Goldstein Auditorium 5:30 p.m. orange Central Party The party’s still on! 6:30 p.m., Schine Student Center Dance Showcase Performances by talented student groups 8 p.m., Goldstein Auditorium

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1 2 2 3 4 4 5 7 8 8 8 9 10 11 11 12 12 13 14 15 15 17 18 18 19 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 26 27 28 29 29 30 31 32 32 33 33 34 36 36 37 38 40 41 42 42 43 44

NAME

Keith Brown Michaelee Harris Preston Brown Charles Gaines Will Stein Robert Clark Teddy Bridgewater Damian Copeland Kyle Todd Ryan Johnson Gerod Holliman DeVante Parker Dominique Brown Will Gardner B.J. Dubose Stephan Robinson Luke Brohm James Burgess Andrell Smith Hunter Bowles Andrew Johnson DeMarcus Topp Gerald Christian Titus Teague Terell Floyd Jerry Arlinghaus Corvin Lamb Adrian Bushell Jordon Paschal Brandon Radcliff Daniel Brown Calvin Pryor Devontre Parnell Zed Evans Jermaine Reve Jeremy Wright Stephen Goodwin Hakeem Smith Kamal Hogan Champ Lee Senorise Perry Alex Witcpalek Jordan Streeter Grant Donovan George Durant Bo Eggers Kevin Houchins Tyon Dixon Thaddeus Franklin Joshua Appleby Matthew Nakatani Tyler Sharp Jalen Harrington Deon Rogers B.J. Butler

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LB WR LB WR QB WR QB WR QB P S WR RB QB DE CB QB LB WR TE CB WR TE CB CB QB RB CB CB RB LB S CB CB S RB WR S S LB RB S DB LS LB FB DB LB RB K/P K FB LB LB DE

HT

6-1 6-2 6-2 5-11 5-10 5-9 6-3 6-1 6-3 5-11 6-0 6-3 6-2 6-5 6-5 5-10 6-1 6-0 6-3 6-6 5-9 5-10 6-3 5-11 5-10 6-4 5-9 5-11 5-8 5-9 6-1 6-2 5-11 5-11 6-0 5-11 6-0 6-1 6-0 6-0 6-0 5-11 5-9 6-1 6-0 6-0 5-11 5-11 5-10 6-3 5-8 5-10 6-2 6-2 6-2

WT

230 193 255 188 185 182 218 183 205 175 208 205 230 200 265 170 200 213 217 261 187 180 260 170 199 197 205 184 180 220 226 213 176 173 188 205 191 187 209 218 203 205 165 227 235 240 194 211 187 225 160 229 227 199 268

CLASS

Fr. R-So. Jr. R-Fr. R-Sr. R-So. So. R-Jr. Fr. R-So. Fr. So. Jr. Fr. So. R-So. R-Fr. Fr. Sr. Fr. So. R-Sr. R-So. R-Jr. So. R-Fr. R-Fr. R-Sr. R-So. Fr. R-Sr. So. Fr. R-Jr. R-Fr. R-Jr. R-Jr. R-Jr. R-So. R-Jr. Jr. R-Jr. R-Fr. R-So. R-Jr. R-Sr. Fr. R-So. R-So. Fr. R-So. R-Fr. R-Fr. Jr. Jr.

NO.

45 45 45 46 47 47 48 48 49 50 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99

NAME

John Wallace Mitchell Nelson Raby Malemusa Lamar Atkins Chris Zelli Anthony Branch Deiontrez Mount Nick Heuser Jarel McGriff-Culver Mike Addesa Nick Dawson Jake Smith Mike Romano Mario Benavides Griffin Uhl Royce Donovan Andrew Polston Joe Manley Tobijah Hughley T.C. Klusman Josh Stearns Michael Stewart David Noltemeyer Alex Kupper Kamran Joyer Chris Walker John Miller Chris Acosta Hunter Stout Henry Vincent Ryan Mack Sid Anvoots Chase Petersen Abraham Garcia Aaron Epps Jamon Brown Zeke Pike Chris White Eli Rogers Ryan Hubbell Aaron Nance Nate Nord Matt Milton Kai Dominguez Jarrett Davis Scott Radcliff Marcus Smith Brandon Dunn Roy Philon Lorenzo Mauldin Dominique Dishman Pedro Sibiea DeAngelo Brown Sheldon Rankins Jamaine Brooks

POS.

P/K CB DB LB LB CB DE FB RB LB LB OL C C DT LB DT OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL DT OL OL OL OL OL OT OT TE TE WR TE WR TE WR WR WR WR DE DT DT DE DL DT DT DE DT

HT

6-0 6-0 6-5 5-11 5-11 5-10 6-5 6-0 5-11 5-11 6-3 6-4 6-4 6-4 6-2 6-2 6-6 6-6 6-3 6-3 6-1 6-5 6-4 6-3 6-3 6-3 6-2 6-3 6-4 6-5 6-5 6-2 6-4 6-5 6-7 6-6 6-6 6-4 5-10 6-5 6-3 6-5 6-5 6-0 5-9 5-10 6-3 6-3 6-3 6-4 6-2 6-3 6-1 6-2 6-4

WT

200 185 165 223 201 182 234 236 190 214 250 314 281 280 270 200 260 334 280 276 285 275 298 298 270 306 321 280 253 270 310 308 295 352 274 337 230 231 185 232 220 245 205 172 175 183 252 285 291 242 297 293 316 287 326

CLASS

R-Fr. R-Fr. R-Jr. Fr. R-Sr. R-Jr. So. R-Sr. R-So. R-Jr. Fr. R-So. R-Fr. R-Sr. Fr. Fr. So. Fr. Fr. Fr. R-Fr. Fr. So. R-Sr. R-Jr. R-Jr. So. R-So. R-Jr. Fr. R-Fr. Fr. R-Fr. Fr. R-Fr. So. Fr. R-Jr. So. Jr. R-So. R-Sr. R-So. R-So. Jr. Sr. Jr. Jr. R-Jr. So. R-Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. R-So.

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SYRACUSE

NAME Michael Gbinije Michael Carter-Williams Jerami Grant Nolan Hart C.J. Fair Trevor Cooney Baye Moussa Keita Griffin Hoffmann Matt Lyde-Cajuste Brandon Triche Noel Jones Russ DeRemer Rakeem Christmas DaJuan Coleman Albert Nassar James Southerland

POS. F G F G F G C G F G F G F F F F

HT 6-7 6-6 6-8 5-10 6-8 6-4 6-10 6-1 6-5 6-4 6-6 6-5 6-9 6-9 6-6 6-8

WT 200 185 203 152 215 195 215 178 215 210 230 203 242 288 195 215

CLASS So. So. Fr. Jr. Jr. R-Fr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr. So. Fr. So. Sr.

SAN DIEGO STATE No. 0 2 3 4 5 11 12 13 14 20 21 22 23 25 32 33 40

NAME Skylar Spencer Xavier Thames LaBradford Franklin Ryan Staten Dwayne Polee II James Rahon James Johnson Winston Shepard Aqeel Quinn JJ O’Brien Jamaal Franklin Chase Tapley DeShawn Stephens Narbeh Ebrahimian Aaron Douglas Jeremy Castleberry Matt Shrigley

POS. F G G G F G F F G F G G F G G G F

HT 6-9 6-3 6-2 6-1 6-7 6-5 6-9 6-8 6-3 6-7 6-5 6-3 6-8 6-3 6-1 5-10 6-6

WT 235 190 175 195 195 205 235 210 200 225 205 195 225 200 195 205 195

CLASS Fr. Jr. Jr. Jr. So. Sr. So. Fr. Jr. So. . Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Fr.

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