Syracuse basketball schedules exhibitions against Le Moyne, IUP

first_img Related Stories Syracuse hoists 32 3-pointers in 97-58 win over Le Moyne in exhibition Published on August 31, 2016 at 12:44 pm Contact Matt: mcschnei@syr.edu | @matt_schneidman Facebook Twitter Google+center_img Syracuse will play two preseason exhibition games against Division II Indiana University (Pennsylvania) and nearby Le Moyne. The Orange and Crimson Hawks will face off on Nov. 1 in the Carrier Dome, while the Dolphins will visit a week later on Nov. 8.IUP went 21-8 last season and reached the semifinals of its conference tournament. Head coach Joe Lombardi is in his 10th season at the helm. In two of those seasons, the Crimson Hawks have made the Division II championship game.Le Moyne will make its second trip to the Dome under head coach Patrick Beilein, who guided the Dolphins to a 10-17 record in his first season in 2015-16. Syracuse beat Le Moyne, 97-58, in last year’s preseason matchup.The Orange has replaced its top three scorers with two fifth-year senior transfers in John Gillon and Andrew White III. Syracuse also boasts eight other scholarship players that will potentially see significant minutes as SU looks to build on its Final Four run from last year. Comments AdvertisementThis is placeholder textlast_img read more

Travellers urged to avoid health risks visit GP

first_imgSource = e-Travel Blackboard: K.W Australian travellers risk bringing back more than just souvenirs when going away by not visiting their local doctor to get health advice prior to travel, according to researchers.The University of Sydney’s Family Medicine Research Centre reported three in five Australian’s travelling won’t visit their doctor to get health advice before setting off, risking picking up serious diseases overseas.Travellers visiting destinations with a risk of infectious diseases like rabies, hepatitis A and B or typhoid fever can have consequences ranging from losing a few days of the trip to gastro or the flu to ending up in hospital with a serious disease.Travel Doctor TMVC clinic in Sydney medical director Dr Conrad Moreira said while most people who travel won’t get any serious illness the message is that these diseases are preventable.Of the 670 people who took part in the research project, only 30 percent had visited their doctor before going overseas.While there are more high-risk areas than others, Dr Moreira adds “the risk depends on the destination as well as the type of person travelling.””Certain groups of travellers are at higher risk of infectious diseases, including pregnant women, children, people with impaired immunity and immigrants returning to their country of origin to visit friends and relatives.”Travellers are advised to visit their doctor or a travel clinic between six and eight weeks before they are due to depart to ensure they are aware of their destination health risks and any required inoculations.last_img read more