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B.J. JOHNSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

What BJ Johnson and Ron Patterson’s Transfers Mean for SU Recruiting Beyond Thomas Bryant

BJ Johnson and Ron Patterson transferring means Syracuse can potentially add Thomas Bryant in its 2015 class; and it gets better. The pair’s departures are also significant because down the road the Orange will be able to bring in more recruits, despite the lost scholarships. The Fizz wrote earlier this month about how in 2016 it looked like Matthew Moyer was going to be the only...
Via Orange Fizz
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse Orange Lose Two to Transfers

Amidst the swirling allegations of NCAA violations and premeditated resignation of legendary head coach Jim Boeheim, two Syracuse Orange players have announced that they will transfer from the program. B.J. Johnson and Ron Patterson could be the first of many Syracuse players to leave the school following the post-season ban and loss of scholarships. Both players were towards the...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse Loses B.J. Johnson and Ron Patterson To Transfer

Syracuse has lost a pair of sophomores in B.J. Johnson and Ron Patterson, according to Mike Waters of syracuse.com. The news of Johnson’s transfer came first, when Robert Johnson Sr. confirmed that his son would be leaving the university. At the beginning of the season it looked as if Johnson would take a starting spot, that is until the rise of Michael Gbinije left Johnson on...
Via Orange Fizz
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Syracuse Basketball Players B.J. Johnson And Ron Patterson To Transfer

Syracuse isn’t playing in this year’s NCAA Tournament, but the Orange basketball program has not failed to make news this week. Earlier today, Jim Boeheim held a long press conference about the school’s NCAA issues and the announcement that he will retire in three years. Now, two Orange bench players will transfer out of the program, according to reports: B.J. Johnson has...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnson scores 19, Syracuse beats No. 9 Notre Dame 65-60

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) B.J. Johnson scored 19 points, Rakeem Christmas added 14 despite being in foul trouble and Syracuse held ninth-ranked Notre Dame to 35 percent shooting in a 65-60 victory Tuesday night. The Irish trailed by 10 in the first half and by seven with less than 2 minutes left, but managed to cut the lead to 59-57 when Jerian Grant sank a pair of free throws with...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh holds on for 65-61 win at Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Chris Jones tied his career high with 19 points, Jamel Artis had 16, and Michael Young chipped in 14 as Pittsburgh held off Syracuse 65-61 on Saturday. Syracuse, which trailed by 11 points twice in the second half, closed to 61-60 on a 3-pointer by BJ Johnson but two foul shots by James Robinson helped keep the Orange at bay. Rakeem Christmas had 20 points and...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Did BJ Johnson Earn His Spot in the Starting Lineup for the Orange?

The short answer?  No. The long answer?  Unfortunately, no. After starting his 2014 season with a productive game against Kennesaw State, BJ Johnson was thrust into a starting role when Tyler Roberson went down with a muscle injury.  With a chance to prove his critics wrong, Johnson provided the Orange with a different skill set than Roberson could offer.  But, despite his outside...
Via Orange Fizz
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

B.J. Johnson Looks Primed for a Breakout Season for Syracuse

Michael Gbinije was in street clothes for Friday night’s game against Kennesaw State, which meant sophomore B.J. Johnson got the chance to play and earn more playing time in the future.   Johnson wasted no time. In his freshmen campaign, he scored 14 total points all season. Against the Owls on Friday night, he had 11 in the first half and finished with 19. With the loss of key...
Via Orange Fizz
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim ejected in final minute of loss at Duke

Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim wasn’t happy with the officials charge call after Syracuse’s C.J. Fair drove baseline and seemingly had a layup-and-foul with 10.4 seconds left.  The referees call gave the ball back to the Blue Devils. Boeheim received two technicals and was ejected, leading to a 66-60 Duke win. The post Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim ejected in final minute...
Via Sports-Glory
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Syracuse Orange players try curling … on a court … with basketballs (video)

While not an exact or suitable simulation of the conditions typical of curling in a traditional sense, the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team gave curling a crack, albeit in an unconventional manner making use of items at their disposal. Jerami Grant, CJ Fair and BJ Johnson are featured in a video posted to Instagram by […]The post Syracuse Orange players try curling … on...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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