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Michael Carter-Williams soared in last night’s 84-53 SU steamrolling of Long Beach State. MCW might be the only point guard in the country that looks like a 7-footer when he skies to the rim. The sophomore made it a mission to attack the bucket, his most effective game getting to the basket all season. MCW finished with 15 points and 10 assists. It was his second consecutive double-double, and said after the game he’s had triple-double on his mind the last couple of weeks. It’s games like this that show the wondrous development of his game in just one year.
Despite all this stellar play, there are a few reasons why it took Michael Carter-Williams a year to work himself into Jim Boeheim’s “Party of Nine” rotation. The questions about MCW being held back, or held down, last season are ludicrous. In one season his minutes have spiked from 10.3 per game to 31.7.
We can’t forget the depth from last year’s team. Boeheim had a fifth-year senior in Scoop Jardine, an...
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Michael-Carter Williams had 15 points and a career-high 16 assists, C.J. Fair had 14 points and 10 rebounds, the second straight double-double for both players, and No. 4 Syracuse beat Monmouth of New Jersey 108-56 on Saturday night.
Syracuse (8-0) has won 28 straight home games, the longest streak in the nation, and 50 straight nonconference games in the regular season. Monmouth...
Syracuse used another impressive performance by Michael Carter-Williams, the nation's top assist man, to beat Monmouth on Saturday. With the win, Jim Boeheim became only two wins shy of 900 for his career.
C.J. Fair had 16 points and a career-high 13 rebounds, Michael Carter-Williams added 15 points and 10 assists, and No. 4 Syracuse beat Long Beach State 84-53 on Thursday night.
Syracuse (7-0) upped its home winning streak to 27 games, tops in the nation, and has won 49 consecutive regular-season nonconference games. Long Beach State (3-5) had a two-game winning streak snapped.
Philip Burke paints Hall of Fame Head Coach of the Syracuse University basketball 'Jim Boeheim Golf Ball on Parade'. Golf Balls on Parade is a community relations program supporting Upstate NY...
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Jim Boeheim doesn't think Syracuse is ready yet for the rigors of Big East play, but the Orange have nearly a month left against a fairly friendly schedule to tune up.
Their next opponent's non-conference slate - as it typically tends to be - is a bit more treacherous.
Fourth-ranked Syracuse has barely been tested during its 6-0 start, but a Long Beach State team that has...
Long Beach State coach Dan Monson knew what his 49ers were up against in facing No. 4 Syracuse. His game plan went out the window in a hurry.
C.J. Fair had 16 points and a career-high 13 rebounds and Michael Carter-Williams added 15 points and 10 assists as the Orange bolted to an early lead and breezed to an 84-53 victory Thursday night.
The Orange outrebounded Long Beach State...
Rick Callahan shrugged and smiled. After replacing Monmouth head coach King Rice for one night, Callahan was more than ready to return to his role as an assistant on the Hawks.
Michael Carter-Williams had 15 points and a career-high 16 assists, C.J. Fair had 14 points and 10 rebounds, the second straight double-double for both players, and No. 4 Syracuse beat Monmouth of New Jersey...
The Orange never swayed in their coast-to-coast contest with the 49ers of Long Beach State. See how Syracuse players performed as well as the team as a whole, all inside, along with quotes from head coach Jim Boeheim.