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Topic - Syracuse
An upstate New York district attorney said Thursday that he won't prosecute a man who held four boys in a closet after he caught them vandalizing his family's property.
Otto Porter scored 11 of his 21 points after a momentum-shifting technical foul on Marquette coach Buzz Williams, and No. 15 Georgetown won a stop-and-start game of turnovers and whistles Monday night, beating the 18th-ranked Golden Eagles 63-55 to move into a tie for second in the Big East.
As he addressed the media at his first press conference as coach, Syracuse's Scott Shafer briefly fumbled for words as he looked over at his wife and two children and thought about his father.
The ushers in black blazers emblazoned with "Prudential Center Security" gathered in twos and threes as the final seconds drifted away inside the arena. They clutched walkie-talkies and shot wary glances at Seton Hall's student section bouncing to House of Pain's "Jump Around" and an impending upset.
ESPN reported Thursday that police were investigating an assistant basketball coach at Syracuse University on allegations of child molestation. Shortly afterward, Syracuse placed longtime assistant coach Bernie Fine on administrative leave.
The Big East was a bust. The Jimmer lived up to the hype. There are plenty of 10s, 11s and 12s left in the bracket, along with a handful of talented freshmen and a few familiar faces from Tobacco Road.
Born: Dec. 5, 1952.
No. 2 Ohio State doesn't know what to expect from Marshall.