Vaida Sipaviciute was a force inside. Sipaviciute accounted for nearly half of Syracuse’s offense, netting a career-high 21 points including the go-ahead basket with 1:13 left as Syracuse edged Villanova, 45-42, Saturday afternoon at Manley Field House. Sipaviciute, who made just her sixth career start, used a variety of low-post moves to baffle and frustrate…
Month: January 2005
Okafor in ’05
Melvin Ely throws his head back until his cornrows reach the nape of his neck. He begins to laugh as Emeka Okafor pokes his head into the locker room. “Okafor in 04?” Ely says. “Nah. 04’s over man. Okafor in 05.” Okafor, who is in the middle of his pre-game routine, hardly acknowledges Ely’s endorsement….