Syracuse Still Mellow
Originally Published: October 22, 2003
Hakim Warrick, Craig Forth and Gerry McNamara are part of a solid 'Cuse core.
The demise of the defending champs is greatly exaggerated. Sure, Carmelo Anthony is gone. But the sum of Syracuse is greater than its loss, writes ESPN.com's Andy Katz, as he catches up with last year's Final Four teams this week.
|Catching Up With The Final Four|
| A way without Wade
Marquette doesn't have Dwyane, but the intensity
returns intact wtih Tom Crean still in charge.
Marquette Observations | Fact or Fiction
| Self-made Rock (Chalk) star
A new coach has the old coach's blue-chippers.
Can he take 'em to a third straight Final Four?
Kansas Observations | Fact or Fiction
| Longhorns' lap of luxury
Texas' success in '02-03 wasn't rewarded with a
title, rather a state-of-the-art facility.
Texas Observations | Fact or Fiction
The state of Connecticut just can't get enough of its
men's and women's hardcourt success.
'Dynamic tension' | One and only Okafor | Timeline
Baylor's first step
Baylor's rebuilding project started Saturday, as
Scott Drew welcomed 11 players back to practice.
Katz: Thomas toughing it out at Baylor
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