Originally posted on Orange Fizz  |  Last updated 11/6/12
Trevor Cooney is like a ghost story. Everyone’s really interested, but no one has seen much of him. Since getting to Syracuse in August of 2011, the Delaware native has yet to play an official game with the Orange. This year, he plans for that to change. He redshirted last season because of SU’s depth in the back court. An October tonsillectomy knocked him out of 14 practices. He missed Thursday night’s exhibition game, then resumed practice and finally played on Sunday afternoon. The Orange took on Bloomsburg of Pennsylvania 103-60, with six players in double figures. Although Cooney was not one of those players, he made the most of it. He told The Fizz after the game how much it meant to return to the court. “Sitting out all of last year it was pretty much a full year since I had played a real basketball game. So I mean redshirting, then coming back this year and the tonsil thing happens. It’s like, wow, you’re just itching to play but I’m glad I was able to play today and played well.
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