"Scranton did not go as expected. The Bog is about a 15 minute walk from the bus station but I never got there. After changing my pants, I walked down Lackawanna Avenue toward Adams when a 1975 Chrysler Cordoba (rich Corinthan leather) pulled up next to m

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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...
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March 19, 2017  |  Discuss

PM Rumble: Gerry McNamara isn’t giving up the 2006 Big East Tournament Trophy

Syracuse and Louisville are the latest to be charged for violations by the NCAA. This afternoon we preview the St. John’s freshman guards, and discuss the latest in NCAA violations. Around St. John’s Head coach Chris Mullin will be honored at the 2016 Samaritan Daytop Foundation Gala on Oct. 26. This foundation has helped New Yorkers facing adversity for over 50 years.“The...
Via Rumble in the Garden
October 22, 2016

The 2016-17 Perry Ellis “He’s Still There!?” All-Stars

You know, a few years ago I may have called this the Kevin Braswell All-Stars, or the Carl Krauser All-Stars. Hell, non-Syracuse fans may have referred to it as the Gerry McNamara All-Stars. Every year as we settle in for college hoops, a few names pop up and, without fail, you find yourself asking, “Wait, he’s […]
Via Otto's Grove
August 24, 2016

Syracuse legend-turned-assistant enjoying another Orange run

HOUSTON — The living, breathing symbol of what you can be, and how you seize the biggest moment of your basketball life, walks among the Miracle Men from Syracuse. Gerry McNamara will be sitting on the bench near Jim Boeheim on Saturday night when the Orange try to chop down the trees from North Carolina,...
Via New York Post
March 31, 2016

Monday Recruiting: Tyus Battle Back in the Mix

The Mark Coyle Athletic Director hire has deservingly dominated the Syracuse University headlines these last few days, but it’s also been a busy week for Syracuse basketball. Highly coveted 2016 point guard Tyus Battle reopened his commitment and Gerry McNamara offered a scholarship to the second best player in the 2017 class. Battle was right at the top of Syracuse’s list for...
Via Orange Fizz
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: No. 2 Basketball Recruit Interested in Syracuse

Michael Porter pared his list down to 17 – no that’s not a joke – and Syracuse was a part of it. But does that mean he is really interested in SU? Probably not. But this does: spoke with Porter and he told Donna Ditota that he called Gerry McNamara after rooming with Matt Moyer at a camp in Virginia. Moyer used the rooming opportunity to do a little recruiting...
Via Orange Fizz
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Boeheim, McNamara Already Filling Roster for 2016

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU basketball news Well, it finally happened.  Syracuse earned a commitment from a player that will be attending the school after I graduate, and man do I feel old!  On Friday, Matthew Moyer announced his commitment to play for Jim Boeheim and the Syracuse Orange. Moyer, a 6’8” rising junior ,was offered a scholarship by coach Boeheim on...
Via Orange Fizz
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Syracuse Fan Has License Plate With 2003 National Title Game Score

Despite all of Syracuse’s success on the basketball court over the last decade, the school’s lone national championship came back in 2003 when Carmelo Anthony, Gerry McNamara and Hakim Warrick led the Orangemen to a 81-78 victory over Kansas in New Orleans. As we found out yesterday via Reddit, at least one fan still likes to remind himself of the result every day. Check out...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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