SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- A harsh geography lesson came for Justin Utupo five years ago upon receiving his boarding pass for a flight to South Bend.
Last recruiting season Syracuse and head coach Scott Shafer and staff took advantage of his deep State of Illinois roots in adding six players in his 2014 recruiting class.
Joel Bitonio (OT), Nevada
6'4" | 302 lbs.
Team captain. Started all 38 games at tackle 2011-13.
LAS VEGAS (AP) Khem Birch scored 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead UNLV to a 66-54 victory over intrastate rival Nevada on Tuesday night.