No. 6 Syracuse will play No. 3 North Carolina in ACC tournament opening round

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first_img Published on May 7, 2017 at 5:05 pm Contact Josh: jlschafe@syr.edu | @Schafer_44 Facebook Twitter Google+ Syracuse discovered its opponent in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament when the conference released its bracket on Sunday. The Orange (31-18, 10-10 Atlantic Coast) was given the No. 6 seed out of eight teams in the tournament to be played at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. SU opens tournament play against the hosts, No. 3 seed Tar Heels (36-18, 14-9), in Thursday’s fourth and final game at 7:30 p.m.The Orange split the season series between North Carolina with a 3-1 win in game one but lost 11-10 in nine innings the next day. North Carolina is the only top-four ACC team that Syracuse beat all season.The opening round on May 11 will be followed by the semifinals on Saturday and the championship game Sunday at 2 p.m.If SU moves on to the semifinals, it will play the winner of No. 2 seed Louisville (31-18, 14-8) and No. 7 seed North Carolina State (17-37, 10-14). Syracuse lost its only game against Louisville this season, 7-4, and lost two of three games to N.C. State in early March. Comments AdvertisementThis is placeholder textlast_img read more


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first_imgCYPSD Executive Director, Mr. Koffeh presents a gift to President Sirleaf President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has urged Liberian youths to be innovative by preparing themselves to play the role of the country’s future leaders.She said the youths play a critical part in national discourse, therefore, their capacity should be enhanced to enable them to deliver when given the opportunity to serve.President Sirleaf made the call when the leadership of the Coalition of Youth and Students against Poverty and Discrimination (CYSPD) presented a framed photo of herself and at her farm in Bomi County, last Thursday for sustaining peace in the country under her administration.According to Mr. Ishmael Koffeh, executive director of CYSPD, Madam Sirleaf lauded the group for the honor.He quoted President Sirleaf as saying that national development is a collective effort and noted that her government provided opportunities that develop the capabilities of the youth.“President Sirleaf actually opened up and said she was not surprised for the honor because she has done well for the Liberian people. She admonished us to be strong and remain focused,” he said.According to him, President Sirleaf said the award is another motivation and she knows that many people, including the youths, have been watching her.Mr. Koffeh said he told President Sirleaf not to be deterred about unfavorable comments by those who have not shown appreciation for the good work that she has done for Liberia.He said his group promised to organize an annual academic challenge program in her honor. He said the group will also carry out a 60-day clean-up campaign in her honor.The CYSPD executive director pledged his organization’s commitment to the “fruitful partnership” with President Sirleaf, especially in the quest to encourage youth volunteerism.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more