Found April 24, 2013 on
After a week of speculation about whether or not SU forward C.J. Fair would declare for the draft or not, the announcement has been released, making it official. Fair will stay for his senior season on the basketball team.
Syracuse Athletics sent out this tweet today:
All Is Fair In Orange Land bit.ly/ZP3vFZ
— Syracuse Athletics (@Cuse) April 24, 2013
But it was this tweet from Fair himself that got the most attention from Orange Nation.
I’m not going anywhere lol #CuseNation f
— CJ Fair (@cjfair) April 24, 2013
Fair averaged just over 14 points per game this season and will join Duke transfer Mike Gbinije, freshman Tyler Ennis and a host of returning Orange big men as SU heads to the ACC.
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