Miami reportedly no longer a contender for Syracuse transfer target White

A variety of national college basketball reporters from ESPN and CBS Tweeted on Saturday that Miami is no longer a contender to bring in graduate transfer Andrew White III. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported that the two contenders for White are now Syracuse and VCU. The news is the first major movement in White’s high-profile recruitment since Michigan State was ruled... more

Five things we learned about Mike Hopkins during the Olympics

Syracuse men’s basketball assistant coach Mike Hopkins wrapped up his fourth stint with the senior national team after winning gold in Rio Sunday. Mark Medina of the LA Daily News had a chance to interview Hop over the phone and provide insight into the trials and tribulations of his ascent to becoming a highly desired head coaching prospect. Read More... more

Syracuse basketball will be fine with or without Andrew White III

It’s been a perilous couple of month for Syracuse Orange basketball fans whose health and well-being depends on commitments from recruits and transfers. First, Top 100 recruit Taurean Thompson toyed with our emotions for months on end before committing to play for SU and filling a critical spot on the depth chart. Obviously, Thompson’s intentions were not to put Cuse... more

Where is Syracuse’s Tyler Lydon in Chad Ford’s first 2017 NBA mock draft?

ESPN NBA Draft analyst Chad Ford has released his first mock for the 2017 NBA Draft and Syracuse’s Tyler Lydon is projected as a first-round pick. Ford has Lydon slotted to go No.21 to the Indiana Pacers. Syracuse basketball: Chad Ford says Tyler Lydon’s a first round pick https://t.co/pI3Y82l8y9 pic.twitter.com/wgbjV7nKLM — NunesMagician.com (@NunesMagician) August 23, 2016 Read More at Syracuse.com more

Top 20 recruit Lonnie Walker narrows list to 5 schools, Syracuse makes cut

Lonnie Walker, a consensus Top 20 recruit in the Class of 2017, revealed his final five college choices on Thursday night. Syracuse made the cut. Walker, a 6-foot-4 guard from Reading (Pa.) High School, announced his final five via Twitter on Thursday evening. Read More at Syracuse.com MORE ORANGE HOOPS ONLINE: – Prized 2017 point guard Quade Green to visit... more

Syracuse Class of 2017 target Alex O’Connell commits to Duke

Alex O'Connell, a target in Syracuse's Class of 2017, verbally committed to Duke on Friday. The 6-foot-6 shooting guard, a four-star prospect, verbally committed to Duke on Friday, a few days after he was offered by Mike Krzyzewski. O'Connell, who plays for Milton (Ga.) High School, had been scheduled for an official visit to Syracuse on Sept. 16. O'Connell announced... more

Syracuse announces ‘discounted’ basketball season tickets for 2016-17

The tickets are located in specific sections of the Carrier Dome; young SU grads, too, can get a pricing break. The sections to which the discounts apply are specific: A third-level season ticket between sections 318 and 319 can be purchased for $250, a figure the university said was a "significant discount from the previous starting point of $500." Recent... more

Andrew White III will transfer to Syracuse, play in 2016-17

Andrew White III will transfer from the Nebraska Cornhuskers to play for the Syracuse Orange. As a graduate transfer, White III can play immediately. White had reportedly been choosing between SU and the hometown VCU Rams. The news comes just in time as classes and practice begin this week. Read More at NunesMagician.com Excited to join Syracuse Basketball pic.twitter.com/Idiri7bm6H —... more

Boeheim on Andrew White: ‘If you can get veterans that can shoot, that’s pretty good’

Jim Boeheim liked his team. He liked it better than some early prognosticators who had the Orange outside the Top 25. But that didn’t stop Boeheim from making his team better. On Sunday, Syracuse added one last piece to its 2016-17 puzzle with Andrew White’s announcement that he would play for the Orange. Read More at Syracuse.com MORE ONLINE: –... more

Syracuse’s Matthew Moyer will have his injured foot evaluated in 6 weeks

Syracuse basketball freshman Matthew Moyer’s foot injury appears to be potentially more serious than initial reports indicated. Moyer, a 6-foot-8 forward, injured his right foot three weeks ago. Some reports suggested that Moyer had a sprained Read More at Syracuse.com MORE ORANGE HOOPS COVERAGE ONLINE: – Syracuse basketball offers scholarships to 3 prospects at end of Elite camp – Syracuse... more

Syracuse Orange announce basketball exhibition games

Syracuse will begin its 2016-17 men’s basketball season with exhibition games against Indiana (Pa.) and Le Moyne on November 1 and 8, respectively. Both contests are scheduled for the Carrier Dome. Indiana (Pa.), an NCAA Division II program, posted a 21-8 record a season ago. The Crimson Hawks reached the semifinals of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Tournament before ending... more

Jim Boeheim on expanded bench: ‘We’ll be a more versatile team than we’ve had’

Usually, by this time of year, Jim Boeheim has a fairly good idea about the lineups and combinations he’ll use for the upcoming basketball season. “I usually don’t have many questions. I pretty much know what’s going to happen,” the Syracuse basketball coach said. “This year is different.” Read More at Syracuse.com More of Today’s Orange Hoops Coverage Online: –... more

Will Syracuse basketball have the most experienced lineup in the ACC?

Despite losing three starters off last year’s Final Four team, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim could have the most experienced team in the ACC, if not the entire country, next season. In the era of the one-and-done freshman and ballyhooed recruiting classes, experience often gets overlooked in terms of importance. But it could be a valuable resource for a Syracuse team... more

Carrier Dome renovations will include air conditioning

The Carrier Dome renovations previously announced by Syracuse will include an air conditioning system, according to Steve Infanti, a reporter with News Channel 9 and Orange Nation on ESPN Radio Syracuse. Infanti Tweeted on Friday that the renovations would include air conditioning, citing Pete Sala, Syracuse’s vice president and chief facilities officer. Sala later confirmed the news to… Read More more

Former Syracuse guard Trevor Cooney signs with D-League team (report)

Trevor Cooney has signed with the Brooklyn Nets D-League affiliate, according to reporter David Pick. Cooney, who amassed 1,437 career points at Syracuse and shot .337 from the 3-point line, will play for Ronald Nored, the 25-year-old Long Island Nets coach. Nored is a Butler graduate who played for Brad Stevens and has worked for his mentor for the past... more
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