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While some college coaches are choosing to ban social media sites such as Twitter or Facebook, Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim isn't concerned with that sort of thing. Mostly, because he doesn't know what they are. "I don't even know what [social media] is," the Hall of Famer admitted in a video on CBSSports.com. "It would be hard to address that, wouldn't it? I have a cell phone, is that what you are talking about? I don't have a computer or anything else." While it's hard to believe that a modern college coach wouldn't have a computer, Boeheim similarly should...
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Syracuse guard Dion Waiters is fast becoming a force to be reckoned with.
The Orange's not-so-secret weapon leads the team with 37 steals and also is tied with fellow guard Brandon Triche for the team lead in scoring in Big East play at 13.3 points per game.
And consider this: Waiters has yet to start a game during his breakout sophomore season.
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While the clock ticks on Syracuse football in preparation for National Signing Day, elite high school sophomores are starting to draw major interest during the prep basketball season. The #1 Orange may still be undefeated and filled with an embarrassment of future riches, but hoops recruiting never for Jim Boeheim’s staff.
As Syracuse transitions into the...
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The zone has always been the hallmark of Jim Boeheim, and he’s had many great defenses through the years, but none can stack up to this year’s version. The Orange has all the ingredients for the perfect 2-3, and the team is undefeated and #1 largely due to its D. Here are the four biggest reasons why:
Start with Fab Melo, a 7-foot shot blocker inside...
Doug Marrone has publicly made it a priority to use his New York City roots, buddy up with the high school coaches within the Empire State, and keep the best talent within these borders. Unfortunately, we have yet to see the big pay off. His most touted recruit from last year was Brandon Reddish, who barely saw the field as a freshman despite a brutal secondary begging for someone...
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Philadelphia natives Dion Waiters and Scoop Jardine enjoyed a visit to their hometown Wednesday night as No. 1 Syracuse remained undefeated with a 79-66 win over Villanova.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The Syracuse University men's lacrosse team began the 2012 season on Thursday with the team's annual media day at Manley Field House. The Orange took to the field in the morning for the squad's opening practice of the season before participating in media day and a second practice later in the afternoon. Head coach John Desko previewed the upcoming season...
Syracuse University basketball fans have a longer window to purchase and pick up their Orange men’s basketball tickets to watch the top-ranked team in the nation.
The Syracuse Orange women’s basketball team (12-5, 1-2 BIG EAST), fresh off a 83-60 victory at Pittsburgh on Saturday, returns home to host RV St. John’s (10-6, 2-1) at the Carrier Dome on Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Jan 11, 7:00 PM | Villanova Pavilion
Syracuse Orange vs Villanova Wildcats Odds
The Villanova Wildcats will hit the floor running against the visiting Syracuse Orange Wednesday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
The Orange will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 10-6 ATS versus the spread...
After Syracuse defeated Marquette on Saturday, coach Jim Boeheim was asked if he had a go to guy. He said he’d rather have multiple reliable options at the end of games, but the question was hinting at Kris Joseph carrying the team in big moments. Boeheim realized it, and replied: “We don’t have Carmelo Anthony.”