The Syracuse Men's Basketball team hosts Providence tonight at 7pm ... coverage on Oldies 101.5 begins with Orange Pregame at 6:30.
Last night in the Big East, Marquette beat Seton Hall 67-46. Tonight in addition to the Syracuse/Providence matchup, Georgetown hosts Depaul, as the Hoyas tune up for the showdown with the Orange on Saturday, and South Florida is at St. Johns.
By the way, a national attendance record is expected to be set at the Dome on Saturday for the SU/Georgetown matchup.
The SUNYAC Final Four field is set for this Friday and Saturday at Cortland. The host Red Dragons will meet 4th seed Oswego in the 8pm game ... The Lakers beat 5th-seed Brockport 78-66 last night in the play-in round. The 6pm game features 2nd-seed Plattsburgh against 3rd-seed Geneseo. The Knights beat 6th-seed New Paltz 98-80 last night
The SUNY Cortland Women's Basketball team fell on the road in the "Play-in" round of the SUNYAC tournament to Oswego 38-35 ... and see their streak of 17-straight tournament semi-final appearances snapped. Grace Williamson tallied 12 points and 10 rebounds for Cortland.
Checking our area High School Basketball teams in sectional play ...
Last Night: Boys Class "A" - Cortland beat Indian River 66-42
Boys Class "C" - Fabius-Pompey edged Lafayette 61-58
Boys Class "D" - McGraw beat Poland 72-56
Girls Class "A" - Whiteboro over Cortland 67-38
Tonight: Boys Class "D" - Lyme @ Cincinnatus
Girls Class "C" - West Canada Valley @ Fabius Pompey
Girls Class "D" - Cincinnatus @ Sackets Harbor
The New York Jets made 5 cuts yesterday to get under the salary cap ... among those cut were veteran Linebackers Bart Scott and Calvin Pace, Safety Eric Smith, Tackle Jason Smith and injured tight end Josh Baker. The Jets went from about 20 million over the cap to just below 6 million under with the moves.