It’s the end of the 2009 NCAA basketball season and the premature loss of Jonny Flynn, Eric Devendorf, and Paul Harris to the NBA Draft is imminent. All three were starters and cornerstones of the team. Flynn, especially, was its heart and soul, and Jim Boeheim will be hard-pressed to replace such a prolific, durable, and amicable player. I won’t go into details, because even if you didn’t SEE Jonny Flynn and company in the six-overtime NCAA Tournament game against UConn, you heard about it – and you’re wearing the “Marathon Men” t-shirt anyway.
As Orangemen and Orangewomen, we’ve seen our fair share of basketball stars come and go recently. Remember Donte’ Green? I generally don’t, except for a ton of ill-advised three-point attempts and a diamond-like hand gesture he’d make to the crowd. What was it…”Dynasty”? Yeah, Donte’, you sure created a dynasty. One year of college and you jumped ship, leaving a Dome full of heartbroken fans. …Not the kind of dynasty I’d want to be a part of… (more…)