From the Final Four to the NBA Draft: How Syracuse's Michael Gbinije Prepared For the Next Step

When the floor cleared and Michael Gbinije slinked out of Reliant Stadium, he couldn't bear to look at a basketball. His Syracuse Orangemen's run had been a thing of dreams and now it was over, ending in a 83-66 loss to North Carolina in the Final Four. Syracuse shouldn't have even been there, not really, after losing 13 games in the regular season and losing in the first round of...
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June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cuse's Michael Gbinije's nasty dunk vs UNC

Syracuse is trying to rally from a second-half deficit at No.8 North Carolina, and the Orange just woke up thanks to a thunderous put-back dunk from senior Michael Gbinije.  As Cuse guard Trevor Cooney attempted a three-pointer from the right wing, Gbinije crashed the boards down the middle of the lane. No one put a body on him, and he slammed home the miss over UNC forward Theoâ...
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February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Syracuse To Start 6-Foot-7 Michael Gbinije At Point Guard This Season

The 2-3 zone is a signature part of Jim Boeheim’s Syracuse basketball program, and the top of that zone is going to be awfully long this season. CBS Sports college basketball analyst Jon Rothstein is at Syracuse today, and is reporting that fifth-year senior Michael Gbinije, and not incumbent starter Kaleb Joseph, will start at point guard for SU. Jim Boeheim told @CBSSports that...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Syracuse Basketball Unveils New Home Jersey For 2015-16

One simple way to improve any Syracuse uniform? Add more orange. That is exactly what SU men’s basketball has done this year. Orange star Michael Gbinije debuted the new white home uniforms at today’s team photoshoot. The design is not radically different from what Syracuse has been wearing, but the numbers are now orange, instead of gray. The font on the front also looks to...
Via College Spun
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse G Michael Gbinije helps Nigeria get to Olympics

Syracuse senior guard Michael Gbinije has been a big piece for the Nigerian National Team this month as he has been with the team while they compete for a spot in the 2016 Summer Olympics. The team found its way into the big event after they won the Afrobasket championship on Sunday afternoon. According to College Basketball Talk, the Nigerian team defeated Angola 74-65 in the finals...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Syracuse F Michael Gbinije throws down sick dunk

The Syracuse basketball team found out that they have an electric player in Michael Gbinije over the weekend. Gbinije was playing for the Nigerian National Team at the FIBA AfroBasket event on Saturday when he made one of the best plays of the entire summer. Bleacher Report shared the amazing video of Gbinije making a great play towards the basket after inbounding the ball. He made...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse G Michael Gbinije makes Team Nigeria

Syracuse Orange rising senior guard Michael Gbinije has made the Nigerian national team and will play with them in the FIBA African Championship. Gbinije spoke of his decision to Donna Ditota of Syracuse.com, as the winner of the tournament will go on to play in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. “Playing for the Nigeria national team is not only a unique opportunity, but it...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball: An early look at the 2015-16 season

Trevor Cooney Yesterday, it was announced that Syracuse will travel to Madison Square Garden to play St. John’s on Dec. 13 in their home-and-home series. Syracuse was riding a nine-game winning streak against the Red Storm until last year’s 69-57 defeat.  Now with Chris Mullin taking over the helm for previous coach Steve Lavin, it will be intriguing to see what Mullin plans...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Syracuse’s Michael Gbinije Hits Jumper With 0.1 Seconds Remaining To Beat Virginia Tech

The 2014-15 Syracuse basketball team has seen a number of games due to poor late-game execution this season, leaving it squarely on the bubble with Selection Sunday just 39 days away. A loss to lowly Virginia Tech at the Carrier Dome could have been disastrous to SU’s tournament hopes, but instead, the Orange flipped the script on the Hokies tonight. With 6:33 left in the game...
Via College Spun
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Syracuse’s Michael Gbinije had a monster put-back dunk on Sunday

While you were probably watching the NFL, Michael Gbinije was cleaning up a miss with a big-time put back dunk as Syracuse rolled over Long Beach on Sunday. Gbinije finished the game with 24 points on 10/13 shooting and added 8 assists and 6 boards. This is Michael Gbinije’s favorite way to clean up the glass for @CuseMBB. #MustSeeACC http://t.co/ihfLD7C1GE — ACC Digital Network...
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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