1 Syracuse has gotten a lift from another freshman. Guard Scoop Jardine (right) joined fellow freshmen Jonny Flynn and Dont� Greene in the starting lineup after Eric Devendorf suffered a season-ending knee injury, and in the next five games Jardine averaged 9.4 points and 4.6 assists.
2 So much for Arizona's improved defense. Oregon made just 2 of 17 shots from three-point range in its loss at Arizona State. In an 84--74 win at Arizona on Saturday, the Ducks hit 45.5% from beyond the perimeter and 55.9% overall.
3 Circle Feb. 23 on your calendar. That's the date Tennessee plays at Memphis. If the Tigers are undefeated, it will be the biggest game of the regular season.