WATCH: Syracuse welcomes Jim Boeheim back from suspension

Jim Boeheim is back on the bench for Syracuse, and just in the nick of time. The Orange went just 4-5 under Mike Hopkins during his suspension, which came as a result of the NCAA probe into the program, and SU is in serious risk of missing the NCAA Tournament for a second straight season after the team self-imposed a ban in 2014. UNC travels to the Carrier Dome today, and a few former...
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Maverick Rowan Worked Out With A Couple Of Former Louisville Players This Morning

Maverick Rowan is still a popular name among Louisville Cardinal fans. After trimming his list to six schools earlier this month, we haven’t had much of an update from Rowan. As of now, Rowan is still a member of the 2016 class, but is considering reclassifying to 2015. The Florida native has been a top target for Pitino for a very long time. Last week Rowan announced that heâ...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

The Family Connection to Syracuse Recruiting and What It Means for the Future

Former SU receiver Jarrod West and current quarterback AJ Long are cousins. Ex ‘Cuse QB Ryan Nassib and former corner Joe Nassib are cousins. 2015 linebacker Troy Henderson Jr. has a family connection to Ernie Davis. In basketball, Scoop Jardine and Dion Waiters are so close that they tell people they’re cousins. The Orange has a history of bringing in players who are related...
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May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

End of the Season Hoops Grades

Now that the season is officially over (and has been pretty much since early February), we have digested the season, the sanctions, and can officially turn in the final grades of the season. It was an off season for all, with many unexpected things happening, especially the departures of Tyler Ennis and Jerami Grant. Here are the final grades turned in. Kaleb Joseph: C It was a lot...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Fizz Flashback: Unranked Syracuse beats No. 6 UNC 87-71 at MSG

Why a flashback to a seemingly random game between an unranked Orange team and a highly ranked and highly regarded Tar Heels squad? Well, this was the last time the Orange beat a top 10 team when unranked. This weekend, the unranked Orange has goes to Philly to face No. 7 Villanova. The Orange was 3-0 going into the game, including a 22-point beat down over No. 13 California. This...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Scoop Jardine, Kris Joseph, And Other Former Syracuse Players Play In NYC Charity Pick-Up Game

Sports for Education and Economic Development, or SEED, has had a major impact on Syracuse basketball. The organization educates and trains Senegalese children in basketball, and one of its most famous alumni, Baye Moussa Keita, was a major four year contributor for Jim Boeheim’s Orange, and a key cog in the 2013 Final Four team. Keita, along with a number of his former teammates...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Piecing it Together: How 5-Star Recruit Derrick Jones Fits into the Syracuse Orange

Follow The Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU basketball news Derrick Jones could be the third player to join Syracuse’s already impressive 2015 recruiting class.  The 6’6” small forward has generated a lot of interest around college basketball. Jones has drawn significant interest from schools like Indiana, Kansas, and Kentucky, in addition to Syracuse, but many believe...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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