Good morning New York sports fans! Here's your Morning Coffee:â†µ
New York Rangers Carl Hagelin NHL's Fastest Skater: The NHL Skills Competition was held Saturday night, and the Rangers' Hagelin earned the fastest-skater honor as he outraced Ottawa's Colin Greening. The 2012 NHL All-Star game is Sunday at 4 p.m. on the NBC Sports Network.
Controversial Finish Helps No. 3-Ranked Syracuse: The Orange didn't play well, but got some help for the referees Saturday as they downed the West Virginia Mountaineers, 63-61. As for sophomore center Fab Melo, he didn't play again but head coach Jim Boeheim is hopeful his academic issue will be resolved this week.â†µ
Rutgers Football Head Coaching Search: Greg Schiano's assistant head coach, Kyle Flood, was interview for the vacancy Saturday.â†µ
Rutgers Upsets Cincinnati: The Scarlet Knights tallied another quality home victory Saturday, as they downed the Cincinnati Bearcats, 71-64.â†µ
Seton Hall Drops Fourth Straight: Since being ranked No. 24 in the nation, the Pirates have lost four in a row with the latest coming Saturday night against visiting Louisville Cardinals.â†µ