SYRACUSE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Best fits for Syracuse Orange Basketball’s Tyler Lydon in the NBA draft

Tyler Lydon was a key part of Syracuse basketball’s success the past two years. Lydon announced after the his sophomore season that he was declaring for the NBA draft. Lydon is likely to be picked in the 20-30 range of the draft, and can immediately be placed on a contender. Lydon could be the player that pushes a team to the next level. Here are a few fits for him. Oklahoma City...
Via isportsweb.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse’s 2018 recruiting class could be historic, but don’t let the numbers fool you

Syracuse football added an eighth member to its 2018 recruiting class when running back Jawhar Johnson Jr. committed to the Orange last night. Any player with a 4.48 40-time in the Dino Babers offense has huge upside potential, but his commitment is just part of a great start to the 2018 recruiting cycle for Dino Babers. SU’s class as a whole is on track to be the best in recent...
Via Orange Fizz
1 day ago

Syracuse Football Lands Three-Star Running Back

When you typically think of an offseason, you might think of things being slower paced. But it seems Syracuse football wants to be the new fast all year long. After making a slew of offers to players in the 2018, 2019 and even the 2020 class yesterday, Orange football received a hard commitment from Class of 2018 running back Jawhar Jordan Jr. yesterday evening. That’s five SU...
Via Orange Fizz
1 day ago

Jawhar Jordan Picks the Orange

Syracuse football’s recruiting efforts for 2018 just keep rolling along, as Dino Babers and his staff picked up another commitment tonight, this time from speedy running back Jawhar Jordan. This is the second running back commit for the Orange, joining power back Akeem Dixon. For the faithful there is no failure, and faith knows no […]
Via Otto's Grove
1 day ago

What Is Syracuse Getting From A Slovakian Player?

Slovakians are frequent visitors to basketball arenas. However, they’re used to playing on a sheet of ice with a puck instead of the hardwood and hoops. They’re a breed that appears on just one percent of NCAA Division I basketball teams. Now, the Orange is a part of that one percent with the addition of Slovak product Marek Dolezaj. In 2016, only six players from the country...
Via Orange Fizz
1 day ago

Syracuse Offers Four Football Recruits Wednesday

If you’ve ever taken a day to blow through several items on a to-do list, you understand the latest Syracuse football recruiting news. In a three-hour span Wednesday afternoon, four recruits tweeted that the Orange had offered them a scholarship. First, 2018 wide receiver Kearis Jackson broke the news at 1:23. Four minutes later, Jacob Copeland, another 2018 wideout, did the same...
Via Orange Fizz
1 day ago

Marek Dolezaj Commits to the Orange

Syracuse basketball’s 2017 recruiting efforts got a big boost today when news came out that 6-foot-9 Slovakian star Marek Dolezaj has pledged to the Orange. Dolezaj becomes the fourth member of the class, joining Oshae Brissett, Bourama Sidibe, and Howard Washington. Slovakian star Marek Dolezaj signed with Syracuse, he says | Story: https://t.co/5S33y5TRC1 pic.twitter.com/tZb0hYArPE — […]
Via Otto's Grove
3 days ago

WATCH: This is Syracuse Soccer

Take a look at what it's like to be part of the Syracuse University men's soccer experience!
Via Syracuse Orange Athletics
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: NCAA Quarterfinal Postgame Press Conference

Syracuse men's lacrosse head coach John Desko and players Scott Firman and Nate Solomon following the Orange's 10-7 loss vs. Towson in the NCAA Championship quarterfinals at Delaware Stadium.
Via Syracuse Orange Athletics
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball: What has happened to Syracuse’s recruiting capabilities

This is different…too different. The different outcomes of Syracuse Basketball’s recruiting process has caused some concern around the Carrier Dome. Syracuse University is known for their historic basketball program which has brought in countless names that have gone on to be successful at the professional level. However, the recent decisions made by the Syracuse Orange’s recruiting...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Molloy & Salcido Preview Towson

Syracuse men's lacrosse redshirt seniors Evan Molloy and Sergio Salcido preview the Orange's NCAA Championship quarterfinal matchup with Towson with Cuse TV's Brian Higgins following practice in Delaware.
Via Syracuse Orange Athletics
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse football recruiting: Two running backs commit to the Orange

Yesterday, Syracuse football got a pair of commitments from running backs, one from the 2017 class and the other a 2018 three-star. New York native Luke Erickson will join the Orange this fall as a preferred walk-on. He’s the second (and in all likelihood last) running back in the 2017 recruiting cycle for the Orange, joining Florida three-star Markenzy Pierre.  He is a power...
Via Orange Fizz
8 days ago

WATCH: Brian Higgins Previews Towson

Syracuse men's lacrosse play-by-play man Brian Higgins let's you know what the Orange will be up against in their NCAA Quarterfinal matchup with Towson on Sunday, May 21 at the University of Delaware.
Via Syracuse Orange Athletics
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Scott Firman Previews NCAA 1st Round vs. Yale

Syracuse men's lacrosse senior defender Scott Firman previews the Orange's NCAA first round game vs. Yale and his matchup with one of the nation's top offensive players. The game will be played on Sunday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Carrier Dome. Tickets can be purchased at Cuse.com/Tickets or 888-DOME-TIX.
Via Syracuse Orange Athletics
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim has gone from Syracuse’s coach emeritus to coach ad infinitum

Retirement can be a lonely existence. The “golden years” seems like a polite euphemism at best and a backhanded compliment at worst. You used to be somebody. Now, you’re an aging, unemployed has-been, waiting to die. The last major celebration with your name attached to it involves you lying in a wooden box, waiting to be put six feet under. When you spend most of your life...
Via The Comeback
16 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wildhack and Jim Miller discuss if ESPN will actually launch ACC Network on TV

Last summer saw the long-awaited news that ESPN would actually launch an ACC Network, first as a streaming-only product but with a TV network by 2019. However, with the recent rounds of ESPN cuts and other belt-tightening, there’s skepticism out there about if the TV network will actually come to pass. Both sides of the issue are illustrated in this Syracuse.com piece from Brent...
Via Awful Announcing
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball: Watch out for Tyus Battle and Taurean Thompson

Two man combos are what make teams great in college basketball, and the Syracuse Orange have a tandem that not many people are talking about in Tyus Battle and Taurean Thompson. The two upcoming sophomores showed the potential in their first season to lead the Orange. Battle will be the primary ball-handler for the Orange, which leaves them in good hands as he can space the floor...
Via isportsweb.com
April 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball: What Jordan Tucker would bring to the Orange

Please Jordan Tucker, bring your talents to the Carrier Dome and help this team redeem themselves and shock the nation. Syracuse basketball is as historic as it gets, and you can help cement your name in its history. Tucker is a four-star recruit who ranks 40th in ESPN 100’s recruiting class for 2017. He’s a 6’7” forward with a dynamic skillset and the ability to change a...
Via isportsweb.com
April 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Syracuse extends Jim Boeheim after Mike Hopkins leaves for Washington

Maybe that article last month questioning Jim Boeheim’s retirement plan was accurate all along.Syracuse announced on Sunday evening that they have extended the contract of head basketball coach Jim Boeheim beyond the 2017-2018 season. The news comes hours after head coach in waiting Mike Hopkins left to take the job at Washington.Syracuse announced in June 2015 that Boeheim would...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Did NIT troll Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim with UNC-Greensboro matchup?

You might have heard that Syracuse men’s basketball head coach Jim Boeheim is no fan of having the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament in Greensboro, North Carolina.Boeheim admitted it after his team lost to Miami in the second round of the ACC Tournament in Brooklyn last week, saying “there’s no value in playing in Greensboro.” Unfortunately for him, he’s going to face...
Via NESN.com
March 12, 2017  |  Discuss

ESPN's Dick Vitale upset over Syracuse NCAA Tournament snub

Among the teams not in this year’s NCAA Tournament is Syracuse, and that did not sit well with ESPN’s always opinionated Dick Vitale.Heading into Selection Sunday, Syracuse was one of the teams considered “on the bubble.” Unfortunately for the Orange, it burst when they weren’t included among the 68 teams selected. While their 18-14 record doesn’t look particularly impressive...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Syracuse, Illinois State surprisingly snubbed from March Madness field

Selection Sunday has come and gone and 68 teams were selected to compete in the NCAA Tournament.While there were a multitude of no-brainers, there certainly were a handful of teams that probably should have earned bids into the big dance.With that said, here are three March Madness snubs.SYRACUSE (18-14, 10-8 ACC)While we’re used to Syracuse being a fixture in the NCAA Tournament...
Via NESN.com
March 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Greensboro Grasshoppers minor league baseball team to hold Jim Boeheim night

You can always count on a minor league baseball team to have the best promotions, and one minor league baseball team in Greensboro, North Carolina is taking advantage of recent comments by the city’s number one critic.In light of recent comments by Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim, the Greensboro Grasshoppers will hold Jim Boeheim (No) Value Night on April 11th.“Contrary to...
Via The Comeback
March 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim’s Greensboro dig was out of line, but it was also true

Jim Boeheim has a way with words. Well, actually, let’s back that up. Jim Boeheim has a way of saying words. In fact, the Hall of Fame basketball coach has a way of taking reasonable ideas and unleashing them on the world in an unnecessarily harsh way. There was the time Boeheim felt that his star player was being undervalued and disagreed with that assessment. Then there was...
Via The Comeback
March 09, 2017  |  Discuss

City Of Greensboro Roasts Jim Boeheim Over ACC Tournament Remark

Syracuse Orange head coach Jim Boeheim wasn’t in great spirits following his team’s second-round loss in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament in Brooklyn on Wednesday. When Boeheim was asked about how it felt to play the tournament in Syracuse’s home state, as opposed to the traditional site in Greensboro, N.C., he took the opportunity to state why the tournament shouldn’t...
Via NESN.com
March 08, 2017  |  Discuss
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