Why do programs opt for exhibition games rather than closed scrimmages against a quality peer?
I only can come up with money. There is no other reason to do so.
Syracuse faces the embarrassment of the loss today, did not get to have any of their young guys gain much of a learning experience and relied on one man to keep them in the game.
“I like LeMoyne’s team,’’ Boeheim told the Post-Standard afterwards. “I think they’re a good team; a very good team. If we played them again this week, they’d give us a tough game and would have the same opportunity if we played man-to-man. We’ve got a lot of work to do in our defense and not that much time to do it.’’
Really, Jim? The zone that has been criticized in recent years by Cuse fans would have saved that game? Give me a break.