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Everyone and their mother knows that Syracuse Basketball is always a force to be reckoned with. The Orange always fields one of the toughest teams in the country year in and year out under Coach Jim Boeheim. This year started off no different, as they won their first 18 games of the season. However, all of a sudden something happened. Syracuse collapsed and looked to have major issues, winning just four out of ten games. However, in the midst of the major freak out, Syracuse scored two huge road victories against co-Big East power houses Villanova and Georgetown. So this makes you wonder; are they back to where they should be as one of the best teams in the NCAA or is there still cause for a concern despite those two wins?

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Hi, my name is Jason Abrams and I’m going to be contributing college basketball pieces, namely about Syracuse and St. John’s to NYSOS.

Just like how no one could have predicted how successful of a season St. John’s was going to have before the season started, no one thought to mention anyone on their roster as a Big East Player of the Year candidate. However, as the Red Strom has succeeded on the court, the accolades have started to compile off the court as well. St. John’s Senior Guard Dwight Hardy, who wasn’t even starting last season, has successfully worked his way into the discussion of this coveted award; as he should. All season he has played great basketball, whether he is shooting away from the basket, driving in on a fast break, or playing shut down defense. Not to mention, he has also played his best when he has had to will his team to the victories they have enjoyed.

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