Orange Madness should match Syracuse basketball vs. Boeheim’s Army

Every year, the Syracuse Orange try to reinvent the wheel for Midnight Orange Madness. The annual event to kick off the basketball season has long toyed with random ideas getting fans excited about the upcoming campaign, to varying degrees of success. Dunk contests, Jadakiss, Tone Loc, Snookie from Jersey Shore and even Jim Boeheim in a tank have been rolled... more

Boeheim’s Army stages massive comeback, reaches Final Four in TBT

The road to $2 million for Boeheim’s Army continues to Baltimore. The Syracuse-based The Basketball Tournament team stormed back from a 16-point halftime deficit to defeat Team FOE 72-67 and advance to TBT’s Final Four. Credit James Southerland and his good buddy Brandon Triche for extending the run with clutch second-half shooting. Eric Devendorf sank two free throws in the... more

Did Buddy Boeheim just commit to play for his dad at Syracuse?

On Friday morning, ESPN’s Jeff Goodman posted a story entitled “The Boeheims are Ready to Take the Floor Together,” talking up Buddy Boeheim’s ascension as a top recruit and his relationship with his dad, Jim. The Syracuse Orange apparently offered Buddy in June (would he even need to take up a scholarship?), fulfilling a lifelong dream for the younger Boeheim.... more

No. 3 seed Boeheim’s Army advances to Elite Eight with late run (full coverage)

As Brandon Triche’s corner 3-pointer soared in the air, Trevor Cooney stood up. He clenched a towel as Boeheim’s Army’s chances to take a lead hung in the air. Fans clad in orange and blue stood up from behind him, some cracking smiles, others nervously holding their breaths. The gym, once vibrant, fell into an anxious hush. Triche drilled the... more

What to know ahead of Boeheim’s Army Super 16 matchup

Nearly two weeks after a 106-100 victory in Philadelphia, No. 3 seed Boeheim’s Army will hit the hardwood for a Super 16 matchup against No. 7 Team Fancy, alumni from a variety of schools. The game, which will broadcast nationally on ESPN2, kicks off at 7 p.m. from the campus of LIU-Brooklyn. The winner plays Sunday for a shot at... more

Jon Rothstein previews Syracuse basketball and 2017-18 ACC season

College Basketball insider Jon Rothstein dropped an ACC offseason notebook yesterday that didn’t mention the Syracuse Orange too much, but at least kept them in the conversation. Rothstein talked about the ACC we will see this year, and said SU is looking to be one of many ACC teams playing meaningful basketball in March. NunesMagician.com: Read More more

Boeheim’s Army info: Game times, TV, opponent

Boeheim’s Army plays its next game in The Basketball Tournament on July 20 at 7 p.m. The contest will be televised on ESPN2. The game takes place at Long Island University-Brooklyn. Ticket sales for the game, which features Boeheim’s Army vs. Team Fancy, are robust, said TBT co-founder Dan Friel. The Army has serious New York City alumni presence and... more

Syracuse basketball offers scholarship to Khalif Battle, brother of Tyus Battle

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim called today to offer 6-foot-4 combo guard Khalif Battle a basketball scholarship, Gary Battle confirmed. Pat Lawless first reported the offer on Twitter. Khalif Battle is the younger brother of SU guard Tyus Battle. Khalif is in the basketball Class of 2019 and plays for Team Final’s 16U team. Syracuse.com: Read More more

Boeheim’s Army advances to Sweet Sixteen of TBT

After securing a win over Dubois Dream in the first round, the cohort of former Syracuse Orange basketball players took the floor against GaelNation in the round of 32 in TBT. Boeheim’s Army took a huge lead, but the Iona alumni fought back to take the game into overtime. It took two extra periods, but Boeheim’s Army survived 106-100. Boeheim’s... more

SU hoops alums take aim at $2M prize in ‘The Basketball Tournament’

What Syracuse University basketball fan wouldn’t want to see C.J. Fair throw down one more left-handed slam, watch Trevor Cooney drill a few quick-trigger 3-pointers or witness Eric Devendorf woof one more time after converting a scoop layup as he gets fouled? That’s what The Basketball Tournament will do, allowing Orange fans to once again cheer on former Orange stars.... more

Former Syracuse G Dion Waiters re-signs with Miami for four years, $52 million

Former Syracuse Orange guard Dion Waiters bet on himself pretty damn hard last offseason, to the tune of a one-year deal with the Miami Heat worth less than $3 million. On Wednesday, he cashed in all of those chips, re-signing with Miami for four years and $52 million. Dion Waiters makes $13 million per year. NunesMagician.com: Read More more

Darius Bazley sets the tone for Boeheim’s 2018 recruiting cycle

When a prospect with the talent of Darius Bazley commits to any program, it begins to shape a class. It doesn’t matter if it’s Syracuse, Duke, North Carolina or UMass — every recruiting class has an identity for better or for worse. In Syracuse’s case, it’s for the better. Bazley, a former Ohio State commit, pledged his commitment to the... more

Four-star 2018 recruit Darius Bazley commits to the Syracuse Orange

The Orange are making some noise! Four star 2018 recruit Darius Bazley has committed to joining the Syracuse Orange, he has told Scout. Bazley was being recruited by Florida, Georgetown, Louisville, and others, but the versatile wing decided to bring his talents up north to the Carrier Dome. ESPN has Bazley ranked 32nd in their top 100 for the class... more

Jim Boeheim defends recruiting after missing on Cole Swider

Jim Boeheim was driving home on Friday and felt the need to call into Brent Axe’s afternoon sports talk show “On The Block,” which can be heard from 4-6 p.m. ET on ESPN Syracuse. Axe was discussing SU basketball recruiting, and more specifically the news that Class of 2018 four-star forward Cole Swider had verbally committed to Villanova earlier in... more

Where to watch former Syracuse basketball players in NBA Summer League

The NBA and NHL titles have been won and the drafts are over… so for the rest of summer it’s pretty much baseball and the NBA Summer League. If the former isn’t your cup of tea, check out the nine former Syracuse Orange basketball players who will take the court starting July 1st. The nine include the newly drafted Tyler... more

Buddy Boeheim will spend next basketball season at prep school

Buddy Boeheim will play basketball next season at Brewster Academy, his dad, Jim Boeheim, said this morning. Buddy, the 6-foot-5 Jamesville-DeWitt star guard, wants to challenge himself in the difficult NEPSAC league, a New England prep school conference that has acted as proving ground for many Syracuse basketball players, the latest being Taurean Thompson, Matthew Moyer and Tyler Lydon. Syracuse.com:... more

Boeheim blasts ex-Indiana coach Tom Crean for Tyler Lydon opinion

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim responded bluntly to former Indiana coach Tom Crean’s draft night criticism of forward Tyler Lydon. Crean was critical of Lydon after the draft saying, “I don’t think he’s that good” and questioning Lydon’s shooting and whether he could guard NBA players as a stretch-4. Syracuse.com: Read More more

Denver Nuggets select Tyler Lydon with the 24th pick

With the 24 pick of the 2017 NBA draft, the Denver Nuggets (via a trade with the Utah Jazz) selected former Syracuse Orange forward Tyler Lydon. This continues the streak of Orange selected in the first round. In Lydon’s two years at Syracuse, he left a substantial mark on the program. From helping assist the Orange in a Cinderella Final... more
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