2012 Carrier Classic: SYR vs. SDSU

Strong winds and lots of sunshine marked the Battle on the Midway on board the USS Midway between the Syracuse Orange and the San Diego State Aztecs on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 in San Diego, California.

Battle On The Midway - Syracuse v San Diego State

SAN DIEGO, CA - NOVEMBER 11: (EDITORS NOTE: Image was created using a variable planed lens.) An aerial view of the Battle On The Midway college basketball game played between the Syracuse Orange and the San Diego State Aztecs on board the USS Midway on November 11, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Battle On The Midway - Syracuse v San Diego State

SAN DIEGO, CA - NOVEMBER 11: An aerial view of the Battle On The Midway college basketball game played between the Syracuse Orange and the San Diego State Aztecs on board the USS Midway on November 11, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Battle On The Midway - Syracuse v San Diego State

SAN DIEGO, CA - NOVEMBER 11: The San Diego State Aztecs warm up before their game aginst the Syracuse Orange on the USS Midway on November 11, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Battle On The Midway - Syracuse v San Diego State

SAN DIEGO, CA - NOVEMBER 11: Jerami Grant #3 of the Syracuse Orange and Winston Shepard #13 of the San Diego State Aztecs vie for a rebound in the first half of the Battle On The Midway on board the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier on November 11, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Battle On The Midway - Syracuse v San Diego State

SAN DIEGO, CA - NOVEMBER 11: James Southerland #43 of the Syracuse Orange vies for a rebound with Deshawn Stephens #23 and Winston Shepard #13 of the San Diego State Aztecs during the Battle On The Midway on board the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier on November 11, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Battle On The Midway - Syracuse v San Diego State

SAN DIEGO, CA - NOVEMBER 11: Head coach Jim Boeheim of the Syracuse Orange yells to his team during the Battle On The Midway against the San Diego State Aztecs on board the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier on November 11, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Battle On The Midway - Syracuse v San Diego State

SAN DIEGO, CA - NOVEMBER 11: Rakeem Christmas #25 of the Syracuse Orange vies for the ball between JJ O'Brien #20 and Deshawn Stephens #23 of the San Diego State Aztecs during the second half of the Battle On The Midway on board the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier on November 11, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Battle On The Midway - Syracuse v San Diego State

SAN DIEGO, CA - NOVEMBER 11: Jamaal Franklin #21 of the San Diego State Aztecs falls to the court between Brandon Triche #20 of the Syracuse Orange and Trevor Cooney #10 of the Syracuse Orange as they vie for posession in the first half of the Battle On The Midway on board the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier on November 11, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

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