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Three Star Coley Chooses SU, Joins Father

Dylan Donahue, Adrian Autry and Taylor Gait. Now add Eric Coley to the list of SU athletes playing under their fathers on the Hill. The Fayetteville-Manlius product announced his commitment on Twitter yesterday, becoming the fifth recruit in the Class of 2017. One of the men Coley will play under is defensive end coach Vinson Reynolds or, as Coley calls him, “dad.” The Orange...
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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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Eric Coley Picks the Orange

In the one recruitment in which Syracuse always seemed to have a leg up since the recruit’s dad is on the staff, 3-star athlete Eric Coley made his verbal commitment to the Orange this morning. Coley is a 6-foot, 175 pound player whose father is defensive line coach Vince Reynolds. I wanna give thanks to […]
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Olympics could make Michael Gbinije's summer a busy one

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Michael Gbinije has already enjoyed his share of excitement in 2016. He played in the Final Four for Syracuse, and now he's been drafted by the Detroit Pistons. Later this summer, he's hoping to add the Olympics to that list of memorable experiences. ''Definitely looking forward to it,'' said Gbinije, who last year helped the Nigerian national team qualify...
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Syracuse’s NBA Legacy Continues to Grow

Thursday night may not have worked out exactly as Malachi Richardson had hoped. There is no doubt he was hoping to be a lottery pick, and was expecting at the worst to be taken by the Memphis Grizzlies with the 17th pick. He fell to the Sacramento Kings at 22, but the fact that he, and former teammate Michael Gbinije were both drafted, enhances Syracuse’s NBA clout. Thursday night...
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Orange Land Big OL Dakota Davis

The recruiting momentum for the class of 2017 continued today as offensive lineman Dakota Davis reportedly committed to Syracuse. The Glenelg, Maryland native could play anywhere along the line, but at 6-foot-5, 312 pounds he might project best to offensive guard at the college level. Glenelg (MD) High OT Dakota Davis has committed to Syracuse, […]
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A Look Back at the History of Syracuse in the NBA Draft

You may or may not have heard that the NBA Draft is tonight. Syracuse is expected to have a pair of players picked, though that number could skyrocket if a run on the Cooney brothers begins somewhere in round two. The Orange have had plenty of players picked over the years, so I figured…why not […]
Via Otto's Grove
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boeheim’s Army GM Kevin Belbey Talks To Orange Fizz

Last week, Orange Fizz’s Nathan Dickinson talked to Boeheim’s Army general manager and founder Kevin Belbey. Boeheim’s Army, a team of former Syracuse basketball players, will be playing in “The Basketball Tournament” (TBT) for the second year this summer. TBT is a 64-team single elimination tournament, where the last team standing takes home $2,000,000. Boeheim’s Army...
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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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Following Nykeim Johnson and Josh Palmer, Who’s Next For SU Football?

It’s been a good week for Syracuse football. In the past five days the Orange has locked in four commits beginning with 2017 linebacker Tyrell Richards on Saturday. A day later, former Colorado defensive end De’Jon Wilson tweeted he’d be joining the Orange as a graduate transfer this season. Then on Tuesday, Washington D.C. slot receiver Nykeim Johnson pledged to SU. That wasn’t...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Syracyse AD Daryl Gross leaving for Cal State-LA

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Former Syracuse athletic director Daryl Gross has been hired to take the helm of the Division II athletic program at Cal State-Los Angeles. Gross, who has been working as both a professor and vice president and special assistant to the Syracuse University chancellor after serving a decade as the school's athletic director, will start his new job in July. Gross...
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2017 WR Nykeim Johnson Commits to Syracuse

Syracuse grabbed its second wide receiver commit from the class of 2017 on Tuesday, when three-star recruit Nykeim Johnson announced his intention to join the Orange. The commitment gives SU a pair of wideouts named Johnson, after Sharod became the fourth member of the school’s 2017 recruiting class in April. Dino Babers and the Syracuse coaching staff watched the Washington,...
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Nykeim Johnson Picks Syracuse

Well, that didn’t take long. Syracuse offered speedy slot receiver Nykeim Johnson shortly after he put in a standout performance at camp on Sunday, and now roughly 48 hours after that head-turning effort, the Washington DC pass catcher has committed to the Orange. Johnson is rated as a 3-star prospect. https://t.co/xvhtwWdQh8 pic.twitter.com/ey0UbXabUK — Nykeim A. […]
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SU Offers Lightning Quick WR Nykeim Johnson

One thing that’s become abundantly clear with Dino Babers and his staff is that the hashtag #OrangeIsTheNewFast doesn’t just refer to the uptempo offense they’re installing, but in the speed of the players they’re recruiting. Today, the Orange offered another player who exemplifies this need for speed: Nykeim Johnson. Johnson is a slot receiver from […]
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday Recruiting: Satellite Camps Paying Dividends For Orange

After a two-month drought, the Orange reeled in the fourth member of its 2017 recruiting class Saturday. Canadian linebacker Tyrell Richards pledged to Syracuse in a tweet after just over a week of communicating with the Syracuse coaching staff. The linebacker impressed at a June 7thsatellite camp at The Hun School in New Jersey. He followed that performance with another noteworthy...
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Syracuse transfer Gabe Sherrod found out fate on Twitter

The Syracuse Orange were set to add a big FCS transfer in the former of Delaware State defensive end Gabe Sherrod this year. However, it was announced on Saturday that the team was going in a different direction. That news seemed to shock the graduate transfer. Sherrod did an interview with Syracuse.com’s Stephen Bailey after the news broke and he revealed that the news came to...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Orange Lands Colorado Transfer De’Jon Wilson

The summer of Dino Babers continues to bring new faces to the Hill. The Orange added another player to its roster in the form of graduate transfer De’Jon Wilson. The former Colorado defensive lineman announced yesterday on his Twitter account that he is enrolling at SU in the fall. I’m blessed & honored to be apart of a prestigious program like Syracuse, I want to thank...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Adds DE Transfer De’Jon Wilson

Well, just a day after I wrote about transfers being added to the Syracuse football roster, another graduate transfer has been added to the mix: former Colorado defensive end De’Jon Wilson, a Washington DC native who announced on Twitter tonight that he’ll be continuing his football career with the Orange. I'm blessed & honored to be apart […]
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Ishmael Has No Ceiling in 2016

When Syracuse tabbed Dino Babers as its new head football coach, Eric Dungey may have been the happiest man in Central New York. Running the new head honcho’s fast-paced, quick-hitting system, the quarterback appears to have a golden opportunity to rack up huge numbers in his sophomore campaign. After working under Scott Shafer and Tim Lester, whose offense was heavily predicated...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Orange Hoops Eying ’17 Swingman Alex O’Connell

Syracuse is headed toward a huge recruiting class in 2017, first in terms of sheer numbers and, as Orange fans hope, in terms of overall talent. With around 5-to-7 scholarships expected to be open, the Orange have a little room to play around with finding the best players to fill their needs. One such player […]
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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2017 Wide Receiver Amonyae Watson Seriously Considering Syracuse

Amonyae Watson learned that Syracuse offered him a scholarship Wednesday morning. “Coach Hart told me to call him and he told me about the offer that morning,” Watson told the Fizz via a direct message. SU is the ninth offer for the Virginia native, but Syracuse is high on his list. “I have serious interest in SU,” Watson said. “I watch them play all the time and they have...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Offers Elite ’18 Hoops Talent Cam Reddish

It took longer than some Syracuse basketball fans would have liked, but the Orange have extended an offer to class of 2018 prospect Cameron Reddish, the versatile wing player announced today on his Twitter page. Syracuse offered #GoOrange 🍊🙏🏾 — Killa⚡️ (@creddish__xxii) June 15, 2016 Syracuse is obviously still trying to finish up the class […]
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Will Be Syracuse’s Leading Scorer in 2016-17?

After losing his top three offensive options and nearly 64 percent of its scoring from last season, Jim Boeheim is searching for guys who can put the biscuit in the basket. In clutch situations, in whose hands will the legend entrust the rock? The easy answer should have been Malachi Richardson, but let’s not talk about that right now. With last year’s Big Three gone, Syracuse...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Which Orange Players Could Leap to the NBA in 2017

Syracuse fans experienced heartbreak after Malachi Richardson’s premature departure to this year’s NBA Draft. ESPN ranked the 6’6 freshman as a top 25 player in college basketball heading into next season, which left the Orange faithful thinking about what could have been had Richardson stayed in Central New York for at least another year. All this begs the question, which...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss
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