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Lance Coderre, Waterford, Conn.
It's a shame that when conferences disband, storied rivalries also part ways. As a Villanova fan, I grew up loving to hate Syracuse. Now that the Orange is headed to the ACC, it will rarely be on the Wildcats' schedule. It will be strange to think of Syracuse as just another school.
Scott Overholt, Langhorne, Pa.
There were some notable differences between the players on your LAST DANCE OF A GIANT cover and college basketball players today. For starters, all the players in your photo were upperclassmen—four seniors and two juniors. Most of the top players now are freshmen and sophomores. Still, the most glaring difference is that Bill Wennington and Walter Berry of St. John's are wearing sneakers from different shoe companies. A coach today could get fined or fired for that type of violation.
Steven Blutig, Randolph, N.J.
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