How Former Syracuse Standouts Malachi Richardson and Michael Gbinije Fit in NBA Homes

It took a little bit longer than they (or anyone else) expected, but a pair of former Syracuse guards heard their names called during Thursday’s NBA Draft. Malachi Richardson The Hornets scooped up Richardson at No. 22, but after a draft-day trade, the pick belonged to Sacramento. It’s easy to say that the 20-year-old’s career is now over before it started, because the Kings...
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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

SU Needs More from Michael Gbinije

Fifth-year senior leader Michael Gbinije has been everything that the Orange has needed this season and more.  Originally transferring from Duke, the wing player that entered SU has completely transformed himself.  The unheralded leader and primary ball handler on the roster, Gbinije almost single-handedly carried the Orange to the NCAA Tournament.  Now, with a final four date...
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March 30, 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 Theo...
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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...
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September 15, 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...
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August 25, 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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