Syracuse G Eats Four Bananas in Minute


Syracuse walk-on guard Russ DeRemer doesn’t get a lot of playing time (just 13 minutes this season). As a result, he’s apparently taken on the role of keeping his teammates loose and entertained by engaging in “Man vs. Food”-type challenges.

That includes the one in the locker room at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday during Syracuse’s workout prior to its Thursday Sweet Sixteen matchup with Indiana: Eating as many bananas as possible in 60 seconds.

Impressively, DeRemer got through four of them. Whether or not he kept it all down after the camera stopped rolling is a point of contention, but we’ll give him the benefit of the doubt.

Like The Washington Post’s Sarah Kogod, our favorite part of this video was one of DeRemer’s unseen teammates yelling, “This is your shining moment!” Somehow we doubt that this’ll make it into CBS’ post-tournament video reel…

[DC Sports Bog]

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