‘Cuse at ACC basketball Media Day (full coverage)

Hall of Fame head coach Jim Boeheim, junior guard Frank Howard and sophomore guard Tyus Battle spent Wednesday in Charlotte, N.C., participating in ACC Media Day. Coaches and student-athletes from each ACC school went through interviews with print, radio and television reporters. One interview segment at the ESPN studios included Boeheim, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and North Carolina mentor Roy... more

Is Syracuse’s 10th-place ACC prediction the lowest ever for the Orange?

The Syracuse Orange was picked to finish 10th in the Atlantic Coast Conference in the preseason media poll that was released by the ACC on Thursday. The Orange is coming off a 19-15 season in which Syracuse failed to earn an NCAA tournament bid. Syracuse lost four starters off last year’s team. Those departures are the biggest reason for Syracuse’s... more

How to watch Syracuse exhibition vs. Southern New Hampshire tonight

Syracuse’s men’s basketball team plays its first of two exhibition games at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Carrier Dome, when the Orange meets Southern New Hampshire. SU, with all the new faces and new roles, will offer an early glimpse on lineups and style of play. Geno Thorpe, who missed the Orange-White intrasquad scrimmage with a minor ankle injury, is... more

Former Syracuse forward Tyler Lydon assigned to G-League

Former Syracuse basketball forward Tyler Lydon has been assigned to the G-League, the Denver Nuggets announced earlier today. Lydon, a 6-foot-9 stretch forward, was selected 24th overall by the Utah Jazz in the 2017 NBA Draft, but his rights were traded to Denver shortly thereafter. Lydon first jumped onto the scene his freshman year at Syracuse with an impressive showing... more

What are the key questions to ask Jim Boeheim at ACC media day?

Like all Syracuse Orange fans, I’m a resident of the state of California, and therefore, will not be headed to Charlotte on Wednesday for ACC Operation Basketball. You’re likely confused at this point because this event sounds like a covert mission. It is not. It’s actually a pretty public event for ACC men’s basketball media day. However, since the league... more

Syracuse falls short after late surge at #8 Miami (full coverage)

No. 8 Miami (6-0, 3-0 ACC) held off a second half Syracuse (4-4, 2-2 ACC) comeback bid in a 27-19 victory at Hard Rock Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 21. The Hurricanes were victorious in their 10th consecutive game. The Orange put up yet another strong second half, outscoring Miami 16-14 after halftime. Moe Neal accounted for the lone Syracuse touchdown... more

BREMER: Three takeaways from Syracuse basketball Orange vs. White Game

The Syracuse University Men’s Basketball team held its annual season kickoff event in the Dome on Friday night, but it looked slightly different than in years past. The night’s focus was on basketball, without much of the entertainment that surrounded “Orange Madness” in other years. Here are three key observations about what happened on the court. Battle of the Big... more

Syracuse basketball holds Media Day, Orange-White scrimmage

Syracuse basketball is back and despite the warm weather in Upstate New York this October, hoops season is looming. On Friday, the Orange hit the court with a completely new look roster and, as usual, expectations remain high for the program despute significant offseason losses… – Observations from Syracuse basketball’s Orange-White scrimmage (Syracuse.com) – 3 Reactions from Syracuse’s Orange and... more

Class of 2018 4-star guard Jalen Carey commits to Syracuse

Four-star guard Jalen Carey committed to Syracuse on Wednesday night, he announced in a video on Twitter. Carey visited Syracuse on Sept. 8 and had an in-house visit from SU head coach Jim Boeheim a week later, his father told Zagsblog.com. The Class of 2018 commit, ranked No. 34 by ESPN, chose the Orange over Connecticut. He cut Miami after... more

How FBI probe into Louisville, Miami will impact Syracuse basketball

The FBI’s investigation into illegal activities in college basketball recruiting directly impacted two ACC schools — Louisville and Miami. The FBI’s documents reveal improper payments to recruits, which schools arranged through Adidas, and payments made by agents to college assistants who, in turn, were expected to direct that player back to the agency when he turned pro. Syracuse.com: Read More more

Syracuse basketball target Jalen Carey eliminates Miami; down to UConn and Orange (report)

Jalen Carey, a highly-regarded recruit in the 2018 class, has eliminated Miami, his father told Zagsblog.com. Carey, a 6-foot-2 guard from Immaculate Conception High School is Montclair, N.J., made the decision to cross the Hurricanes off his list due to Miami’s involvement in the FBI investigation into illegal payments to recruits. Earlier this week, Miami officials confirmed the U.S. Department... more

Orange can’t climb out of early hole at N.C. State (full coverage)

NC State (4-1, 2-0 ACC) overcame a second-half Syracuse (2-3, 0-1) comeback and won its fourth straight game, 33-25, at Carter-Finley Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 30. The Wolfpack were victorious for the 10th time in 11 series meetings with the Orange. NC State jumped out to a 26-7 lead in the first half and then held off two Orange rallies... more

Observations from Syracuse basketball’s first practice of 2017-18

Syracuse’s men’s basketball team held its first official practice of the 2017-18 season Friday afternoon in the Melo Center. Reporters could catch a few minutes of drills with position coaches before SU coach Jim Boeheim blew his whistle to signal the start of the new year. Then, we were permitted to watch the first 30 minutes of work. Syracuse.com: Read... more

Former Syracuse player, current USC assistant Tony Bland charged with taking bribes

Former Syracuse player and current University of Southern California assistant coach Tony Bland was charged by the federal government with a variety of charges alleging that he received kickbacks from agents for steering players to use their services and was involved in paying college athletes. The charges were brought on Tuesday by the United States Attorney's Office of the Southern... more

Syracuse basketball begins practice for 2017-18 season this week

Syracuse’s men’s basketball team will hold its first official practice of the 2017-18 season on Friday, Orange coach Jim Boeheim said Wednesday. The Orange opens practice with plenty of new players and an equal number of player combination possibilities. Just four players remain on the roster from last season. Three of those guys played last year. Two of them survived... more

New Syracuse basketball walk-on accused of sex crime

A Syracuse freshman who recently walked on to the Orange basketball team was arrested last Friday and charged with sexual abuse in the first degree. Dominick Parker, 18, was accused of having sexual contact with an 18-year-old female “while she was incapable of giving consent,” according to Syracuse police. The alleged incident occurred at a Stadium Place apartment. Parker, who... more

REPORT: Orange great Carmelo Anthony traded to Oklahoma City

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the New York Knicks have traded former Syracuse Orange standout Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Full details are expected to be finalized and announced on Monday. New York has agreed to a deal to send Carmelo Anthony to OKC for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a draft pick, league sources tell ESPN. —... more
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