Over the past 2 1/2 years, Gerry McNamara has earned a reputation as one of college’s top marksmen from 3-point land, as well as a player who comes up with a basket in a clutch situation. The Orange trailed Connecticut 69-65 with one minute and five seconds left during Syracuse’s Monday night game against Connecticut…
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….