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Three Takeaways From Syracuse-Florida State

Syracuse dominated Florida State Thursday in a game of two bubble teams, and the Orange looked good doing it. 62 percent from the field and 15 forced turnovers are a good formula for success. Here’s a look at what we learned in the big win. Trevor Cooney Can Be Trevor Cooney Last year, the Orange needed Trevor Cooney to be a little more than what he was. The incosistency shooting...
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1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse snaps Florida State's four-game winning streak

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Michael Gbinije scored 22 points, Malachi Richardson 17 and four Syracuse players scored in double figures as the Orange rode a dominating second half to defeat Florida State 85-72 on Thursday night.Tyler Lydon chipped in with 15 points and Trevor Cooney 10 for the Orange (17-8, 7-5 ACC), who won their fourth straight and seventh in their last eight.Devon Bookert...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse dominates Florida State 85-72

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Michael Gbinije scored 22 points, Malachi Richardson 17 and four Syracuse players scored in double figures as the Orange rode a dominating second half to defeat Florida State 85-72 on Thursday night. Tyler Lydon chipped in with 15 and Trevor Cooney 10 for the Orange (17-8, 7-5 ACC), who won their fourth straight and seventh in their last eight. Devon Bookert...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

DaJuan Coleman Sparks a Huge Second Half and a Big Win for Syracuse

The Orange came out absolutely flying in a 85-72 win against Florida State on a bitterly cold Thursday night at the Carrier Dome. Malachi Richardson, Trevor Cooney and Michael Gbinije were hitting every shot they hoisted up leading the Orange to a 14 point lead early in the first half. However, the last 7 minutes of the first half were a different story as the Seminoles dominated...
Via Orange Fizz
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kasim Hill’s Transfer Could Benefit Syracuse

Yesterday, news came out that highly regarded class of 2017 quarterback Kasim Hill was transferring from Gilman High in Maryland, to St. John’s College High, in DC. While the chances of this having a huge impact on his overall recruitment are slim, some connections between Syracuse and St. John’s could potentially benefit the Orange in […]
Via Otto's Grove
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Florida St looking to continue success against zone defenses

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State's success against zone defenses has played a major role in the Seminoles' four-game winning streak. Now they are about to square off against maybe the ultimate zone defense in college: Syracuse's challenging 2-3 zone. Coach Leonard Hamilton is no stranger in game planning for the Orange's zone as this marks the 19th time he has faced Syracuse...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Has Kaleb Joseph Played His Last Minute At Syracuse?

We haven’t seen much of Kaleb Joseph this season. As the year has gone on he’s gotten on the floor increasingly less, and now he’s going entire games without taking off the warmups. Last year’s starting point guard has become an afterthought, and while it’s unlikely that he actually won’t play another minute for Syracuse, it certainly seems like his days as a name Syracuse...
Via Orange Fizz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bracketology Update: Where the “Experts” Put Syracuse

Syracuse is sitting firmly on the bubble of the NCAA tournament and it is somewhat unfamiliar territory. Last season, Syracuse fans knew the Orange were not going dancing because the school self-imposed a post-season ban and the few years prior the Orange were comfortably in the tourney. This year, every game is crucial and Orange fans are sure to be scoreboard and standings watching...
Via Orange Fizz
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse QB Hunt denied sixth year of eligibility

The tantalizing college career of Syracuse quarterback Terrel Hunt officially come to an end on Monday when the Orange dual-threat QB was denied a sixth-year of eligibility by the NCAA.It was the second time the injury-riddled Hunt had his request for eligibility denied. The QB’s first attempt came during the fall and was not granted. Seeking a different outcome, Hunt appealed...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday Recruiting: One Final NSD Thought On The Shafer Decommits

Of the eleven 2016 recruits who committed to Scott Shafer’s SU team and then decommitted following the coaching change, just one player ended up signing with a Power Five school. Seeing how other colleges value the Shafer decommits is eye opening. It’s one thing to take a chance on a player here or there, but Shafer accepted too many commitments from fringe players. Now with...
Via Orange Fizz
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Follows Syracuse’s Path, Self-Imposes Postseason Ban

It’s been a crazy season of college hoops, perhaps the craziest in a long time.  Number one teams are dropping like flies, underdogs are winning contests like its no big deal, and following Friday’s press conference, two ranked teams will not be dancing. SMU, as part of NCAA sanctions against the program, was already not allowed to participate in the NCAA tournament, and the...
Via Orange Fizz
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fizz Five: Who’s On SU’s Radar In 2017?

Many of the 2016 Syracuse football signees told the Fizz that having a relationship with Dino Babers and his staff early in the recruiting process was a big reason for their commitments. Michigan defensive back Evan Foster stuck with ‘Cuse despite Iowa making a late push for him for that exact reason. Babers’ staff has offered a whole host of players already in the 2017 class...
Via Orange Fizz
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Devendorf Working to Help Save Flint

Years after his final game for Syracuse and Jim Boeheim, even most casual college basketball fans remember Eric Devendorf. Now, some of those memories may not be fond, since the fiery guard from Bay City, Michigan fell firmly into the category of being a guy you loved as long as he played for your team, […]
Via Otto's Grove
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dino Babers’ Focus on D-Line Will be Put to the Test Early

Yesterday, the news broke that defensive ends Qaadir Sheppard and Amir Ealey had been dismissed from the Syracuse football team. Both players were previously suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules after failing a drug test. Sheppard and Ealey each played a role on the team this past season as true freshmen. At his National Signing Day Press Conference, Babers deflected...
Via Orange Fizz
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Culpepper Will Be The Star Of Syracuse’s 2016 Class

Despite the fact that he’s 247Sports’s 5th-best prospect of Syracuse’s 2016 class, Rex Culpepper has a lot going against him. For starters, he’s coming off an ACL tear that knocked him out of his entire senior season. And then there’s the fact that the Orange already has its quarterback of the future in Eric Dungey. But at some point Rex Culpepper will get on the field...
Via Orange Fizz
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse dismisses 2 football players for rules violations

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Sophomore defensive ends Qaadir Sheppard and Amir Ealey have been dismissed from the Syracuse football program for a violation of team rules. Head coach Dino Babers made the announcement Thursday but declined further comment. Sheppard, a native of the Bronx, had one tackle and one interception in nine games. Ealey, of Coatsville, Pennsylvania, appeared in...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Dino Babers’ NSD Press Conference

National Signing Day is in the books for the class of 2016, and Dino Babers addressed the media today to talk about the Syracuse University football class that he and his staff were able to bring in. Check out the full video below. Share This:
Via Otto's Grove
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Orange sign 20 players on signing day

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) With a new coach in Dino Babers and a new, fast-paced offense to be installed, Syracuse signed just one quarterback on Wednesday but added power along both sides of the line among its 20 recruits. Topping the list on offense were athlete Moe Neal, wide receiver Devin Butler, and running back Jo-El Shaw, along with quarterback Rex Culpepper, who missed his senior...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Let’s Speculate About 2017 Offensive Priorities

Yeah, I know, it’s still National Signing Day and while all 20 players expected to sign with Syracuse have already done so, it’s still never too early to get a head start in looking at the recruiting class of 2017. What are some of the areas the Orange may prioritize, and who are some players […]
Via Otto's Grove
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball facing a crucial stretch

It seems like forever ago that Syracuse Basketball has faced allegations regarding the ever infamous Fab Melo. This year Syracuse is finally eligible to make the tournament. Needless to say, they’re getting it done in nail-biter fashion that has increased interest all throughout the year. Having a .500 winning percentage in the Atlantic Coast Conference is making it even more...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

National Signing Day ’16: The Roundup

Today’s National Signing Day – were you aware? I mean, it’s not like anyone’s been talking about it lately, right? In any event, the Syracuse football family has grown by 20 players today, and while there could be a surprise later if DeVaughn Cooper shocks the world and flips to the Orange, it looks like […]
Via Otto's Grove
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Orange Defeat Virginia Tech to Win Third Straight Game

After hitting a rough patch earlier in the season, the Syracuse Orange have bounced back with the return of their head coach, Jim Boeheim. During Boeheim’s suspension for NCAA infractions, assistant coach Mike Hopkins, went 4-5 over his nine games. All hopes of making the NCAA tournament seemed to be out the window during that span of games, but the season seemed to turn around...
Via The Sports Journal
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Takeaways From Syracuse’s Sloppy Overtime Win

Syracuse barely got by Virginia Tech Tuesday, 68-60 in overtime. There was plenty to talk about, but here are the biggest takeaways from the win. Syracuse Can Win Without Shooting Well At the beginning of the year Jim Boehim told us Syracuse wouldn’t be able to beat anyone if it couldn’t hit its shots. Today, that was proven wrong. The Orange shot 38.5 percent from the field...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Gbinije's 17 leads Syracuse past Virginia Tech 68-60 OT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Michael Gbinije scored 17 points leading Syracuse to a 68-60 overtime win against Virginia Tech Tuesday night. The Hokies led 55-48 with 2:27 left in regulation, but Gbinije hit an NBA 3-pointer with 27 seconds remaining to tie, then started the overtime with a jumper to give the Orange their first lead of the game, 58-56. Trevor Cooney's 3-pointer started...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Syracuse Basketball Unveils New Home Alternate Uniforms

After a rocky start to ACC play, the Syracuse Orange are on a roll, winning five of their last six games. Tonight, they host Virginia Tech in their third home game in the last seven days, and with just under two hours until tip, they dropped a bit of a surprise on Twitter: new alternate home uniforms. We are debuting these alternate home uniforms tonight vs. Virginia Tech #CuseMode...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss
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