Found January 09, 2012 on Orange Fizz:
PLAYERS: Jim Boeheim
TEAMS: Syracuse Orange
Ncaa_basketball_st_a9b6
fivestarbasketball.com 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 ACC, the class of 2014 is now on the radar. The Fizz brings you the latest look at the best high school ballers that could don Big East jerseys as Syracuse packs its bags for a new home. This week’s beasts: Theo Pinson/SG/Greensboro, NC Wesleyan Christian Academy Height: 6’5″ Weight: 170   Interest from: Syracuse, Duke, UNC, UConn, Kentucky Pinson enjoyed a long tenure as the #1 most coveted player in the eyes of college coaches, but now sits at #2 after the recent splash of Toronto’s Andrew Wiggins. When asked about why Wiggins jumped ahead of him? “I guess he just had a better summer than me. I ...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Jim Boeheim Doesn't Know What Social Media Is, Claims Not to Own Computer

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...

Syracuse's Dion Waiters excels in role off bench

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. The first man off Jim Boeheim...

Syracuse is DT Yoshoub Timms’ Only BCS Offer, So Why is He a Long Shot?

With Chandler Jones declaring for the NFL draft, and losing other defensive line mainstays such as seniors Mikhail Marinovich and Torrey Ball, Syracuse is in desperate need of some big boys next fall. One of those could be two-star DT Yoshoub Timms out of Fort Walton Beach High in Florida. SU has offered him a scholarship, and with great size (very comparable to Deon Goggins),...

Orange Scholar Athletes

Nick Resavy of men's basketball and Elashier Hall of women's basketball are the Syracuse University Scholar Athletes of the Week for January 9, 2012.

CuseNation TV: Boeheim Postgame Q & A

Syracuse was able to stay perfect after a 73-66 win over Marquette on Saturday. After the game, coach Jim Boeheim explained that as long as a team wins he is OK.

Orange Hosts Red Storm On Wednesday

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.

Two Named To Casino Del Sol All-Star Game

Syracuse football senior running back Antwon Bailey and graduate student offensive guard Andrew Tiller were selected to play in the 2012 Casino Del Sol All-Star, which will be held on January 16 in Tucson, Az. Both student-athletes recently completed successful seasons for the Orange en route to All-BIG EAST First Team selections.

Joseph a Different Kind of Leader

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.”
Orange News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.