Syracuse men’s basketball falls from AP Top 25 for first time this season

first_imgSyracuse (5-2) dropped out of the Top 25, from the No. 22 spot, for the first time this season after a 17-point loss to Wisconsin on Tuesday night and a narrow six-point win over North Florida on Saturday.After losing to South Carolina last weekend, the Orange fell to No. 22 from No. 18 and two unimpressive performances this past week knocked SU out of the poll completely.The Badgers, who were ranked No. 17 last week, stayed at No. 17 following its blowout wins over Syracuse and Oklahoma.Five Atlantic Coast Conference teams are ranked: No. 5 Duke, No. 7 North Carolina, No. 11 Louisville, No. 14 Virginia and No. 23 Notre Dame. The top five features Villanova, UCLA, Kansas, Baylor and the Blue Devils.The Orange faces Connecticut (3-4) on Monday at 7 p.m. at Madison Square Garden.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Comments Published on December 5, 2016 at 12:43 pm Contact Paul: pmschwed@syr.edu | @pschweds Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

Celtic injury headaches ahead of Europa League clash.

first_imgAnthony Stokes is out of Celtic’s Europa League clash with Astra tomorrow night.The Republic of Ireland striker was deemed to unwell to travel to Romania for the game.Stokes’ absence diminishes Ronny Deila’s striker options still further, with top scorer John Guidetti ineligible to play and Kris Commons and James Forrest injured. Meanwhile Celtic assistant manager John Collins says Aleksandar Tonev is itching to play again.The winger, who’s on loan from Aston Villa, missed the Scottish Premiership win over Inverness because he’s serving a seven match ban for racial abuse.Tonev is available for the trip to Astra.last_img read more

Track & Field Competes At Nebraska Tune-Up

first_img800 Meters9. Cory Erickson, 1:57.93 60-Meter Hurdles6. Victoria Coombe, 8.9715. Bryce Lang, 9.73 Cory Erickson was ninth in the men’s 800 meters in 1:57.93 while Kendal Owens was 12th in the 60 meters at 7.13. 800 Meters17. Sammie Nielsen, 2:26.68 Pole Vault10. Erik Olson, 14-4.5 Drake Individual Men’s Results60 Meters12. Kendall Owens, 7.13 200 Meters17. Nihad Ejubovic, 23.06 LINCOLN, Neb. – While the bulk of the Drake University track and field teams took the weekend to rest, select members of the team traveled to nearby Lincoln, Neb., to compete in the Nebraska Tune-Up. 400 Meters21. Malik Metivier, 50.8723. Blair Barrow, 50.9232. Maxwell Harlan, 53.3734. Aaron Chier, 54.24 Drake Individual Women’s Results400 Meters21. Kaylen Rettig, 59.97 Long Jump11. Tyler Zak, 20-4.25 A total of 13 Bulldogs lined up in the small meet on Friday with Victoria Coombe recording the team’s top finish with a sixth-place time of 8.97 in the women’s 60-meter hurdles. The bulk of the team refrained from competing this week to rest and prepare for next weekend’s Missouri Valley Conference Championship in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Nebraska Tune Up Lincoln, Neb. – Devaney Sports Center  Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more