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...
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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...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

How the Transfers of Johnson and Patterson Effects Thomas Bryant

Thursday was a day in Syracuse basketball that brought old and new.  The morning began with Jim Boeheim addressing the media in a fashion that only Boeheim can.  The evening brought change as it was announced that both B.J Johnson and Ron Patterson will transfer. While this is big news in and of itself, it has left many Syracuse fans thinking towards next season and how this news...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Patterson, Johnson to transfer from Syracuse

The fallout from the recent announcements at Syracuse appears to be occurring. Sophomore guard Ron Patterson and sophomore forward B.J. Johnson have decided to transfer, according to multiple reports. The transfers come one day after school reassigned its athletic director and said head coach Jim Boeheim will retire in three years. Johnson averaged 4.2 points and 3.2 rebounds and...
Via FOX Sports
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Sources: Syracuse losing Johnson, Patterson

Syracuse sophomores B.J. Johnson and Ron Patterson are leaving the program and will look to transfer elsewhere, multiple sources confirmed to ESPN.
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March 19, 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...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Who Needs to Take Advantage of Low Expectations for Remainder of Basketball Season?

At this point, it has finally sunk in to the Orange and its fans that Syracuse will not be participating in postseason play after an NCAA investigation on possible academic infractions by the school. The competitive nature of the season is lost but so is the pressure for the players. With games not meaning anything in the long-term, which players can use this as an opportunity to...
Via Orange Fizz
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Orange Seeds: January 24, 2015

Hey, just because it’s the weekend it doesn’t mean you can skip your daily dose of Vitamin C. I mean, this is game day. Didn’t you ever get orange slices on game day when you were a kid? Happy birthday to Ron Patterson, let’s get him a win over Miami as a gift! On to […]
Via Otto's Grove
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Joseph, Patterson Fuel Orange to Win over Carleton

One year of college is all Ennis needed, but he had a strong, meaningful impact on a team that did far better than most expected. That team started 25-0 and became a favorite to possibly win a national championship. This year is different. Ennis, Jerami Grant, and CJ Fair are all gone – the three biggest parts of the team from last year. Syracuse brought in freshmen, like Kaleb...
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November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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