Luxury living hits new heights with garages in the sky

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More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa7 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day agoAn artist’s impression of the 50m infinity edge pool at Signature Broadbeach.Construction has commenced on $210 million Signature Broadbeach which boasts a 50m infinity edge pool, marketed as the first of its kind for the Gold Coast. Residents will also have access to a lounge and private dining area, private theatre, steam room, sauna and spa as well as an expansive lawn area with barbecue and teppanyaki grill. An artist’s impression of the amenities on offer at Flow Residences.Custom designed for surfers and beach lovers, Flow Residences in Rainbow Bay provides personal surfboard locker rooms and a prep area to make it super easy for residents to go to and from the beach.A gym and fitness centre, teppanyaki barbecue area, formal dining room, entertainment room and climate controlled wine storage are among the shared amenities. Morning workouts come with a riverfront view at Cannes, Surfers Paradise.The 96-apartment Cannes building, taking shape on the water in Surfers Paradise, counts a riverside bocce lawn, sunset bar and 25m lap pool among its luxury inclusions.The rooftop will showcase panoramic hinterland, river, city skyline and ocean views that can be taken in from a pavilion with a fire pit, private dining and board room, billiards room and library, alongside a wellness centre, gym, hydrotherapy shower, spa and treatment rooms. MORE: Two year wait for unique pole homes An artist’s impression of the rooftop lounge and firelit at Cannes, Surfers Paradise. Signature Broadbeach Ocean An artist’s impression of Elysian at Broadbeach.In nearby Broadbeach, residents of the near complete $79 million Elysian apartments will soon be lapping up the luxury of an automated carparking system.The state-of-the-art technology, said to be a first for a Gold Coast development, parks and retrieves residents’ cars while an intelligent ‘My Butler’ 24/7 virtual concierge system allowsresidents to book onsite facilities and local services, including transport, cleaners and car washes. Elysian Broadbeach An artist’s impression of Ocean in Surfers Paradise.Standing at 252 metres tall and 76 levels, the Surfers Paradise super tower named Ocean will be the city’s highest residential apartments once complete around mid-2022.It’s appropriate then that the building will boast five state-of-the-art high-speed smart lifts which will travel at seven metres per second.Other lifestyle facilities at 84 The Esplanade will include a beach club precinct, indoor pool, gym, sauna, covered alfresco eateries and restaurants facing the ocean. Cannes An artist’s impression of a sky garage inside The Monaco, Main Beach.Designed by Rothelowman architects, marketing for the $108 million Ignite Projects development describes the sky garage as the first of its kind in the southern hemisphere.“A rare privilege, this will make you one of just a few apartment owners in the whole world who can enjoy this luxury,” the brochure reads. Flow Residences An artist’s impression of Flow Residences in Rainbow Bay. An artist’s impression of the view from The Monaco, Main Beach.While the sales campaign officially kicks off next month, NPA Projects Director of Project Marketing Andrew Erwin said interest was already high among Gold Coast downsizers. “There is an appetite for this level of luxury on the Gold Coast particularly among locals who want to upgrade in Main Beach,” he said. One-of-a-kind house sold for a record pre-auction An artist’s impression of The Monaco, Main Beach.Prized pooches will be taken care in a pet grooming station while residents can also partake in a round of virtual golf, visit an onsite wellness studio with gym, steam and treatment rooms, and workout in a 24m lap pool. The opulent 23-level tower, with 360-degree views, comprises eight half floor sky villas, 16 full floor sky villas and one double storey penthouse, ranging in price from $1.8 million to $4.9 million. 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ORE Catapult Takes Delivery of Subsea Cables Test Rig from Osbit

first_imgThe Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has taken delivery of cable bend fatigue test rig that should support the development and improve the performance and reliability of subsea cables.Northumberland-based Osbit designed and built the 15-tonne cable fatigue test rig to ORE Catapult’s specifications.The test rig is capable of testing floating wind and tidal cables, carrying out operational research and acting as a representative test bed for all aspects of subsea cable development.The rig enables testing of offshore array and subsea cables to improve their efficiency and resilience, supporting the development of next generation wind farms and associated electrical infrastructure.The development and qualification of dynamic cables and connectors suitable for floating wind is said to be crucial for the development of the sector, especially as these wind farms move further from shore and are subjected to harsher conditions. The offshore renewables’ sector has identified cables as a key area for technological improvement.The rig’s key features include:Testing up to three samples simultaneously;Testing while fully submerged in seawater;Performing electrical and mechanical testing simultaneously;Testing within a UKAS-accredited laboratory.Alex Neumann, ORE Catapult’s electrical infrastructure asset manager, said: “ORE Catapult is a leading independent expert in the test, validation and certification of High Voltage (HV) electrical systems. By adding the new test rig to our UKAS-accredited HV laboratories, we are able to fully integrate our extensive suite of specialist test and measurement facilities and engineering expertise to provide a better understanding of failure modes and in so doing improve the efficiency, performance and resilience of subsea cable systems.”Brendon Hayward, Managing Director of Osbit, said: “We are pleased to deliver a bespoke testing system to support ORE Catapult in advancing the global development of subsea cables. This project is a great case study showing how we employ our risk-mitigating programme delivery system to develop appropriately engineered solutions, fully aligned with our client’s requirements.“We achieve this by applying Informed Engineering, an in-house methodology combining awareness of functional requirements and boundaries, with understanding of operational objectives. This has supported us in ensuring a suitable system was delivered On Spec, Budget and In Time – OSBIT.”last_img read more

Eggleston & Grandfond tops the National Beautification & Enhancement Competition

first_img 113 Views   no discussions Share Sharing is caring! Tweet Sharecenter_img LocalNews Eggleston & Grandfond tops the National Beautification & Enhancement Competition by: – December 3, 2011 Share Eggleston villager receiving award from Hon. Shillingford. (SEE PHOTO GALLERY BELOW)Minister of Social Service, Community Development and Gender Affairs Gloria Shillingford has complimented the communities of Eggleston and Grandfond for obtaining high scores in the 1st Quarter of the National Beautification and Enhancement Competition.Eggleston and Grandfond are two of the twenty-one villages who have been awarded for being the best cleaned, tidy and beautiful community, following the observance of National Community Day of Service on November 4th, 2011.“I wish to single out and applaud loudly the communities of Eggleston in the South West District and Grandfond in the South West District who obtained 93.5 and 90 points respectfully from 100 points overall. Keep up the good work and continue to set the pace and keep your eyes on the grand prize,” she said.Twenty-one communities out of the seven local government districts were awarded with cheques and placques at the prize giving ceremony on Friday.The seven districts are North – Capuchin to Portsmouth including Paix Bouche, Bense, Penville and Vieille Case, Northeast – Calibishie to Marigot, East- Atkinson to Petite SoufriereSouth East- Grand Fond to Delices, South- Petite Savanne to Bellevue Chopin, including Pichelin, Grand Bay and Tete Morne, South West- Scotts Head to Goodwill including Roseau Valley, Trafalgar, Giraudel, Morne Prosper to Cochrane, Roseau, Goodwill, West- Canefield to Dublanc with Layou, Campbell, Warner including Belles and Sylvania.[nggallery id =97]The winners are as follows:In the North District, Vieille Case came in first, followed by Morne-A-Louis and Paix Bouche.In the North East District, Calibishie came in first followed by Marigot and Wesley.In the In the East District, Petit Soufriere came in first followed by Kalinago Territory and Atkinson.In the South District, Petit Savanne came in first followed by Tete Morne and Bagatelle.In the South East District, Grandfond came in first followed by Boetica and La Plaine.In the South West District, Eggleston came in first followed by Giraudel and Cockrane.In the West District, Campbell came in first followed by Morne Rachette and Warner.Glenroy Toussaint.Acting Assistant Local Government Commissioner Mr Glenroy Toussaint acknowledged the support and contribution of the villagers in making the 1st Quarter of National Beautification and Enhancement Competition a success. He also highlighted the high level of youth participation in various community projects across the island.“We were pretty much pleased with the activities that took place during National Day of Community Service island-wide. We saw marked improvement in terms of participation in various communities particularly among the youth; young children and school-aged children. They really turned out to participate in the various activities; brush-cutting of the roadsides, maintaining of hedges, planting of flowers, collection and disposal of white goods and garbage. Reports coming from the various districts clearly indicate that National Day of Community Service 2011 was indeed a tremendous success”.The judging criteria included tidiness of the community, clean environment free of garbage and shrubs, aesthetics; flowers planted and hedges, efforts made to landscape the community and clean and cleared drains.Dominica Vibes Newslast_img read more

FA Cup: Man United through to fourth round as Rashford limps off

first_img Promoted ContentYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime8 Weird Facts About Coffee That Will Surprise You8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthWorld’s Most Beautiful Ceilings That Will Take Your Breath AwayCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?10 Inventions That Make Our Lives Much Easier7 Most Asntonishing Train Stations In The WorldWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Who’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?The Best Cars Of All TimeBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them7 Reasons It’s Better To Be A Vegan Manchester United progressed to the fourth round of the FA Cup with a 1-0 win over Wolves but they had cause for concern as Marcus Rashford limped off in the second half. Juan Mata’s goal was enough to give the Red Devils the victory over Wolves at Old Trafford in their third round replay. Juan Mata scored for Manchester United against Wolves Wolves were almost gifted the lead after 10 minutes when a poor pass from Fred bounced off Nemanja Matic and Raul Jimenez won a challenge with Harry Maguire. Neto’s goal was chalked off for handball But the ball hit Jimenez on the hand before it reached Pedro Neto who stroked it into the net. Following a VAR review referee Kevin Friend ruled out the goal. Juan Mata and James both went close to breaking the deadlock and Matt Doherty hit the woodwork as the first half ended goalless at Old Trafford. Mata saw Ruddy keep out his effort before Doherty’s header came back off the post. James had the best chance but hit his shot straight at Ruddy following a run into the area. It was Mata who eventually found the breakthrough in the 67th minute to put Solskjaer’s side 1-0 up. Loading… center_img A long ball over the top caused chaos and Anthony Martial was able to play in the Spaniard who ran through on goal and chipped Ruddy. Read Also: Man United consider Marbella training camp after snubbing Doha There was a moment of concern for United late on when Marcus Rashford hobbled off less than 15 minutes after coming on. In the other FA Cup replay, Nathan Thomas gave Carlisle the early lead in their third round tie at home to Cardiff. But the visitors were soon 2-1 up with goals from Aden Flint and Josh Murphy. Flint then added a second three minutes after the break but Carlisle were quick to hit back. Harry McKirdy’s shot from six yards out found the back of the net to make it 3-2 but Danny Ward restored the two-goal advantage just minutes later. The scoring was not finished there, though, as McKirdy got his second to make it seven goals in the game and 4-3 the scoreline. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

11 Los Angeles firefighters hurt while battling blaze

first_imgFire officials said the building where the blast occurred housed a business – Smoke Totes Wholesale Distribution – that sold smoking and vaping paraphernalia. AFP He said the blast occurred as the firefighters were leaving the building from the roof and the ground floor. (AFP) LOS ANGELES – Eleven firefighters were injured, three of them critically, in downtown Los Angeles when a fire in a commercial smoke shop sparked a major explosion and spread to nearby structures on Saturday evening, officials said.center_img Crews had entered the building to battle what was initially thought to be a minor blaze when they noticed that the smoke pressure was escalating and decided to evacuate, Los Angeles Fire Department chief Ralph Terrazas told reporters.last_img read more

Europa League: Sanchez injury worry Inter ahead of semis

first_img Loading… Promoted Content8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them9 Most Disturbing Movie DystopiasWhat Is A Black Hole And Is It Dangerous For Us All?Top 10 Most Romantic Nations In The World2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeTarantino’s Latest Effort Will Probably Be His Best To Date17 Rare Churches Underground That Still ExistTop 10 Tiniest Phones Ever Made9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More “The tests confirmed that he has suffered a strain in his right hamstring. “His condition will continue to be reassessed over the next few days.”Advertisement Inter Milan forward Alexis Sanchez could sit out Monday’s Europa League semi-final against Shakhtar Donetsk as he struggles with a hamstring injury. The 31-year-old Chile attacker pulled up injured during his side’s 2-1 quarter-final win over Bayer Leverkusen in Germany. “Sanchez underwent medical tests this morning in Duisburg,” Inter said in a statement on Wednesday. Inter are targeting their first title in the second-tier European tournament since 1998. The second semi-final pits Sanchez’s former club Manchester United against Sevilla, with the final on August 21 in Cologne. Inter Milan’s forward Alexis Sanchez (R) picked up a hamstring injury in the Europa League quarter-finals. Read Also: Neymar equals Messi’s record with Atalanta performance, claims MVP Sanchez has had an injury-plagued first season at Inter since moving first on loan from United. But he came back strong after the coronavirus lockdown in June, helping lift Antonio Conte’s side to a runners-up finish behind Juventus, and made his transfer from the Premier League club permanent last week. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

Highpoint Health Welcomes First Baby of New Decade

first_imgLawrenceburg, IN—The Highpoint Health Birthing Center welcomed its first baby of the new decade, Rylie Renee Lee. She was delivered by Highpoint Health Physician Partners Obstetrician/Gynecologist Dr. Natalie Adams on January 5, at 1:34 a.m., Rylie weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches in length.Rylie is the daughter of Jacqueline Pitts and Tracy Lee.  As the first baby born at Highpoint Health in 2020, Rylie was presented a certificate for a $500 savings account at the Dearborn County Federal Credit Union, courtesy of the hospital.last_img read more

ICC World Cup How MS Dhoni was outsmarted by Kane Williamson in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 clash in Manchester

first_imgNew Zealand has won five World Cup games against India in England.Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor smashed the fifties.New Zealand has reached the World Cup final for the second time. New Delhi: New Zealand had played attritional cricket, with Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor slamming fifties. A total of 239/8 was viewed as an under-par score, not worth of testing the might of Rohit, Kohli and others in the batting order in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 semi-final in Old Trafford, Manchester. Instead, there was a dramatic change in the script. Matt Henry removed Rohit for 1. The one person who could have made the difference and had made five tons before this match was gone. Virat Kohli was trapped LBW by Trent Boult for 1. When KL Rahul and Dinesh Karthik fell cheaply to Henry, India was in dire trouble.Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya attempted a recovery but both fell to Mitchell Santner and India’s hopes were fast fading away. A team-high on star power was now unfolding against a team known for their tactical acumen, mainly because of their skipper Kane Williamson. It was Williamson’s genius that ensured New Zealand had to grit it out to reach a total of 239. Now, he was rotating his bowlers brilliantly. Now, he was presented with the ultimate test. New Zealand had to go for the kill and in their path, stood MS Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja.Dhoni was the finisher par excellence. Jadeja was on a redemption mission after being labelled ‘bits and pieces’ by former India player and current commentator Sanjay Manjrekar. The pattern was set. Jadeja was going to be the aggressor and Dhoni was the sheet anchor. The former India captain was consuming plenty of dot balls while Jadeja was clearing the boundaries with ease.The power of Dhoni was such that he ensured Jadeja had all the freedom. Jadeja hit four fours and four sixes while MS Dhoni managed just one four. The 116-run stand had given 1.5 billion Indians reasons to dream again. Lord’s was still on.However, India still had the problem of a mounting net run-rate. Dhoni was still not able to turn his aggressive switch on. He was consuming too many dot balls. The former India skipper was going by the blueprint that had made him India’s ultimate finisher. Hang in there till the end and go for the kill in the last over. With 37 needed off the last three overs, Williamson had a conundrum. He had bowled out Matt Henry and had only one over of Trent Boult and Lockie Ferguson. James Neesham was the other bowler who was entrusted to bowl one over.In Dhoni’s blueprint of death overs batting, his aim was to target the weak link in the bowling in a chase. In 2013, when India was in a similar situation against Sri Lanka in the tri-series final and had only one wicket remaining, Dhoni had gotten India to the final over. The right-hander then hit Shaminda Eranga for two sixes and a four in the final in Trinidad as India secured a brilliant win. In the 2019 semi-final, that weak link was James Neesham.However, Williamson had other ideas. He presented Dhoni the challenge. He told Dhoni, go through Boult and Ferguson in order to get to the last over bowled by Neesham. Boult and Ferguson were Williamson’s go-to bowlers in the death. Dhoni was now presented with a new challenge in his blueprint. Boult had bowled four good balls and the pressure mounted. On the fifth ball, Jadeja miscued a full ball and was caught for 77. With 31 needed off 12, it was now up to Dhoni.In many Twenty20 games and in the IPL, Dhoni had hogged the strike in the end and gotten India over the line or had fallen just short of it. Now, in the semi-final, he was expected to do the same. Dhoni upper-cut Ferguson for a six over deep backward point, rekindling the memory of the final of 2011 when he did the same thing to Thisara Perera at the Wankhede. However, next ball, Dhoni wanted a couple but a direct hit from Martin Guptill ended India’s hopes. It was a poetic tragedy that Dhoni’s career started with a run-out and his World Cup career ended with a run-out. Go deeper and even in 2015, India’s hopes in the semi-final against Australia ended when he was run-out in Sydney.In this instance, one felt that Dhoni’s struggle to press on the accelerator and the moment when he had to do it was too late. However, Williamson had outsmarted Dhoni in that he had too much to do at the death. The IPL, with the conditions and the kind of bowlers, is a different thing. In a World Cup, it is a different beast. In all this, the fact that there were six New Zealand fielders outside the circle when there should have been five was overlooked by the umpires. However, such is the nature of the sport.India had dominated the league stages of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 thanks to some brutal batting and clinical bowling. New Zealand, on the other hand, were reliant on only one or two individuals and were suffering a loss in momentum. The semi-final clash of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 between India and New Zealand was a mere formality in Virat Kohli’s path to Lord’s on July 14. Commentators, analysts, mostly Indians were already wishing the team all the best for the next two games. Media houses had already booked the Indian cricket team a ticket to the final. However, there is a saying in cricket which is ‘expect the unexpected’. India’s fans would hopefully learn. However, in an era of inflamed passion, this is difficult and a country with one-tenth the population of India showed their brilliance under pressure. 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Formula 1 may not race in 2020, say bosses

first_imgFORMULA 1 chairman Chase Carey has admitted that the sport’s owners are preparing for “the remote possibility of no racing in 2020”.He said they discussed with lenders how to handle the loss of income involved in not being able to run a season.But he emphasised: “We are increasingly confident – although there are no guarantees – that we will have a 2020 championship season.”F1 released figures showing income fell by 84% in the first quarter of 2019.Owner Liberty Media said F1’s revenue in the first quarter of 2020 was $39m (£31.6m) compared to $246m (£199m) in the same period in 2019.The records do not include any income received for the two races called off in that period in Australia and Bahrain, or any revenue from broadcasting rights.Carey, who was speaking on a conference call with investors after the release of the first-quarter results, said the coronavirus crisis had had “a significant impact on F1 and we are adjusting in numerous ways”.The figures reflect the difficulty created for F1 by the lack of racing, with all the sport’s main revenue streams facing disruption, and the importance of running a season this year.Carey said the “goal” remained to start the season in Austria on the first weekend in July, and that it was “likely” this would be followed by a second race at the Red Bull Ring the on 11-12 July.He said he believed it would be possible to have a championship of 15-18 races, and that the plan was for a series of European races through August and into September, before heading to Eurasia, Asia, the Americas and the Middle East, finishing on 13 December.“We expect the European races to be without fans,” Carey said, adding that he was working through the methods by which teams could get to the races without adding to the risk of spreading coronavirus.“We are making good headway on having races that can be secure and safe for everyone,” he said.Carey added: “We hope to be able to allow fans to attend in the latter part of the year” and that he was “increasingly positive about the number of locations that will be able and want to host a race this year”.A series of internal transactions at F1 owner the Liberty Media Group gave the sport an extra $1.4bn of liquidity to deal with the effects of the coronavirus crisis.Carey said: “We expect the impact of the coronavirus on the wider world will continue, but we feel well positioned to return to the growth curve we were on a few months ago.”The sport has made a series of moves in recent weeks to reduce costs for teams in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.These include delaying a major regulation change planned for 2021 until 2022, forcing teams to use their 2020 cars next season and a move to lower the budget cap that is planned to be introduced next year. (BBC Sport).last_img read more

With Louisville coming to town, SU hosts highest-ranked opponent of decade

first_img Published on October 26, 2010 at 12:00 pm Contact Michael: mjcohe02@syr.edu | @Michael_Cohen13 Comments Nick Bibbs said it will be the biggest game of his life. Wednesday against Louisville is unlike any other game the first-year Division I midfielder has ever prepared for. That’s because he’s never played the No. 2 team in the country before. And it’s also because a Big East tournament spot is on the line. ‘I get nervous before every game, but this one, you know, I think I’m more excited for,’ Bibbs said.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text With that mindset, the Orange (2-8-5, 0-4-3 Big East) prepares to take on its highest-ranked opponent in 10 years when the Cardinals (12-0-2, 7-0-0 Big East) arrive at SU Soccer Stadium Wednesday for a 7 p.m. start. Syracuse has two games remaining in its regular season, and the team is still in contention for one of the final two spots in the Big East tournament. Though no one on the SU roster will deny that Louisville is the better team, the players are now faced with the challenge of trying to steal a result against one of the nation’s best teams if they want to get into the postseason. Bibbs is one of those players. Along with goalkeeper Jeremy Vuolo, Bibbs acknowledged that Louisville is supposed to come here and beat SU. As the No. 2 team in the nation, that’s its job. ‘They’re a better team, I’ll just put it out there,’ Bibbs said. ‘They’re a better team, but we’re going to try to outwork them and get a result.’ Outworking the Cardinals is something no one has been able to do this season. Louisville has won its last eight games heading into Wednesday night — the exact opposite of how Rutgers limped into Syracuse over the weekend, riding an eight-game losing streak. But those Scarlet Knights, the worst team in the Big East, came away with their first conference win of the season after trouncing the Orange 3-0. Vuolo chalked that loss up to mental errors. If Syracuse truly expects to ‘outwork’ Louisville, then those mental mistakes have to be eliminated. ‘The difference between these good teams, great teams, bad teams is that one split second of a lapse of concentration,’ Vuolo said. ‘And that happened three times on Saturday. We’re going to look to be sharper mentally for the whole 90 minutes and not have any mishaps that might cost us the game.’ Sentiments that were echoed by SU head coach Ian McIntyre. ‘We know we’ve got 90 minutes where we’ve got to bring our ‘A’ game,’ he said. In reality, Wednesday night’s game is shaping up to be very one-sided. But not in the way you might expect. The Cardinals have already locked up a spot in the Big East tournament. They’ve already locked up the Red Division’s No. 1 seed in the tournament. And they’ve also secured the Big East regular-season title. In essence, all they have to play for is seeding in the NCAA Tournament. This fact, Vuolo said, could provide an advantage for Syracuse. Especially if the Cardinals rest some of their starters in anticipation of an easy victory over the Orange. ‘I’d love them to think it’s a day off,’ Vuolo said. ‘That’d be great. I’d love them not to respect us and to come in here and think they’re going to roll over us. We’ve all had this on our calendar circled in red since the beginning of the year.’ Prior to Saturday’s disappointing loss against Rutgers, McIntyre told his players not to focus on the Big East standings. He urged his team to take everything one game at a time. That changed, Bibbs said, in preparation for the Scarlet Knights. For the first time all year, McIntyre called it a must-get-a-result game. Syracuse let that chance slip through its grasp, and now it has to live with the consequences. That means stealing at least one point from the nation’s second-best team. ‘We didn’t get a result, and we made our lives hard,’ Bibbs said. ‘So we’ll have to deal with it.’ Yet somehow, someway the Orange is still alive and in contention for a spot in the Big East tournament. Even though it has fewer overall wins than any other team in the conference, and even though it has fewer goals than any other team in the conference. The team’s biggest goal, advancing to postseason play for the first time since 2005, is still reachable. And Bibbs and the rest of the players are trying to channel a year’s worth of effort for one crucial push Wednesday night. ‘As coach said, the season is about making memories,’ Bibbs said. ‘And I think if we beat Louisville, it would be a great, great memory for this team.’ mjcohe02@syr.educenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more