Found March 06, 2013 on
Score: No. 17 Syracuse 78, DePaul 57
Star(s): Syracuse: James Southerland 22 Pts, 10 Reb. C.J. Fair 16 Pts, 7 Reb.
Story: In front of a lackluster crowd of just over 22,000, James Southerland, Brandon Triche and possibly a couple other SU basketball players played their final game at the Carrier Dome. It was just as sloppy as the rest of the Orange games over the past few weeks. Luckily, it was against a team that couldn’t capitalize on that.
The Orange shot just 2-for-18 from three-point range but forced 17 Blue Demons turnovers, allowing Carter-Williams and the boys to get out in transition. The game eventually got so out of hand that senior walk-ons Matt Lyde-Cajuste and Griffin Hoffman were able to get in the game in the final minute.
The game makes you wonder, who will be back next year? We’ve completely ruled out Triche and Southerland, obviously because they’re seniors. But Carter-Williams has been projected as a first-round draft pick all season. Will he forego the rest of...
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It wasn’t the story’s headline, but the LA Times published a piece this morning with a brief mention that Mike Hopkins, Syracuse Assistant Coach and next in line to be Head Coach after Jim Boeheim, interviewed for the vacant head coaching job at USC.
A person with knowledge of the situation said at least one other interview has been conducted, with Syracuse assistant...
Could tonight’s game against DePaul be Syracuse’s final win of the season? It’s scary to think that way, but judging by the recent swoon, not impossible.
The Orange has lost three straight and dipped down to No. 17 in the AP Top 25. It has been a tough stretch of play, but SU hasn’t helped matters with lethargic effort and ugly offense. After Senior Night against the Demons...
The official Syracuse University Twitter account sent out a rather peculiar tweet suggesting longtime men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim was retiring. It was accompanied by a link to a source alleging that the school has asked Boeheim to retire amid possible NCAA violations.The announcement came following the Orange's 78-57 victory over DePaul Wednesday night. And it immediately...
The Mike Hopkins head coaching rumors annually swirl this time of year. As we creep toward the tournament, there’s always a major conference school searching for the next great young assistant. And sometimes the arrow lands on Hop. Understandably so. He’s learned under a Hall of Fame coach for decades. Hop has proven his worth on the recruiting trail. He’s approachable...
Two Syracuse football players were among four students at the school charged with burglarizing different apartments in February.
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Randall Cunningham Jr. comes from a family of tremendous athletes that is highlighted by his father, Randall Cunningham. As you may know, Cunningham played 11 seasons in the NFL and was a four-time Pro Bowl quarterback. His son, who is also a quarterback, has been offered a scholarship from Syracuse University.
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Two Syracuse football players were charged with burglarizing South Campus apartments on Wednesday. Markus Pierce-Brewster DE and Davon Walls DT are both charged with 2nd degree burglary and petit larceny after burglarizing an apartment on the 400 block of Winding Ridge Road while the residents were sleeping on February 23. The two Orangemen were two of four Syracuse University...
According to Syracuse.com:
Four students arraigned in City Court this morning on burglary and larceny charges were held in jail on $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond each after appearing before Judge Karen Uplinger.
Junior football players Davon Walls (above, left) and Markus Pierce-Brewster are accused of stealing about $950 worth of electronics, including a 19-inch television, XBOX gaming...