Big week for Syracuse hoops as Duke F Michael Gbinije announces he will join SU after transferring from Duke, and Isaiah Whitehead – one of the top basketball recruits in New York City (a top 20 guard nationally) – says Syracuse is at the top of his list.
Gbinije was caught in a numbers game with the Blue Devils, and joins a front court that already has incredible depth. While MG may not finalize a Transformers Lineup like Nerlens Noel would have, he does add a 6’7″ body that averaged 25/10/5 his senior season. He was lauded for his unselfish play and fundamentally sound game coming out of high school. Meantime, White head is just a sophomore, and has other offers such as Georgetown, UConn, Arizona, Iowa State, Pittsburgh, St. John’s, Rutgers and Florida State.
The New York Post ticks off the reasons SU seems like a great fit for the NYC guard. “It was one of the first schools to offer him last summer, his favorite player is Orange alum Carmelo Anthony, he...