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Suspended Syracuse parks commissioner & former Orange point guard Lazarus Sims charged with grand larceny

Suspended Syracuse parks commissioner Lazarus Sims is accused of taking property valued over $3,000 from the city, according to court documents. Sims was arraigned Tuesday morning in Syracuse City Court. He was charged with third-degree grand larceny, according to court documents. The property was allegedly taken from the city of Syracuse Department of Parks and Recreation between Oct. 16, 2017... more

Syracuse visits with 2019 recruit Joseph Girard of Glens Falls

The Syracuse Orange basketball program has some scholarship spots available for 2018, and they’re looking into how to address those. But in the meantime, SU has to get started on 2019’s class — and they’ve been doing just that of late. Joseph Girard III, of Glen Falls, N.Y., is a high-scoring guard that’s on the list of top targets for... more

Syracuse officially announces Oshae Brissett will be back next season

The signs indicating that Oshae Brissett would return to the Syracuse men’s basketball team next season had been building over the past week. If you needed official word, though, it came on Wednesday through the program’s Twitter account. Syracuse’s athletic department released a video (below) in which Brissett talks about next year and noted “the process” wasn’t very difficult. Read More... more

Syracuse in the NBA: 2017-18 regular season recap

The 2017-18 NBA regular season wrapped up on Wednesday night, and the playoffs will start this weekend. With that, we’re able to sum up how former Syracuse Orange players performed this year, before looking ahead for those that have qualified for the postseason. Some looked better than others, obviously. And some wound up bouncing around between the G League and... more

Syracuse basketball in hunt for former Pittsburgh recruit Bryce Golden

Syracuse is one of six schools that are in the mix for former Pittsburgh recruit Bryce Golden. Golden, a 6-foot-9 forward from Winchester, Va., had signed a National Letter of Intent to play at Pittsburgh, but he asked the school to be released from the commitment after Pitt officials fired coach Kevin Stallings. Golden tweeted out his list of six... more

Darius Bazley to Syracuse fanbase: ‘I just hope they respect that and cheer me on’

As the immediate hubbub surrounding Darius Bazley’s decision to decommit from Syracuse and turn pro has faded, the former Orange-bound five-star forward responded to nine days of emotional responses from the SU fanbase — many of them involving disbelief and shock — into a singular message. “I know the fans are great, despite the comments and stuff I’ve been getting... more

Oshae Brissett: ‘I definitely want to go back to school’

During his freshman season at Syracuse, Brissett paired 14.9 points per game with 8.8 rebounds, while shooting over 35 percent and showing himself to be an incredibly athletic playmaker for the Orange. While he’s not currently on draft boards, that could potentially change were he to declare. But based on this quote — which echoes his opinion shared right after... more

Syracuse recruit Jalen Carey injures hand; won’t play in Jordan Brand Classic

Syracuse recruit Jalen Carey injured his right hand in a weight-training accident on Thursday, according to his father. Carey, a 6-foot-3 guard from Immaculate Conception High School in Montclair, N.J., was set to take part in the prestigious Jordan Brand Classic on Sunday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. John Carey said his son would still attend the Jordan Brand... more

Syracuse basketball’s Bourama Sidibe undergoes knee surgery

Syracuse center Bourama Sidibe underwent surgery last Friday on his left knee, according to SU officials. Sidibe, a 6-foot-10 freshman, hobbled through this past season while dealing with a severe case of tendinitis in his knee. Sidibe’s surgery came just one week after Syracuse’s season ended with a 69-65 loss to Duke in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament.... more

The sky never falls on Syracuse basketball, it just likes reminding us it’s there

Darius Bazley won’t play for the Syracuse Orange in 2018-19, as we abruptly found out about on Thursday afternoon. That stings for a variety of reasons (depth, star power, potential rankings, general talent on the roster). But the largest of all may be the fact that we feel like it’s yet another thing to befall Syracuse in what feels like... more

REPORT: Darius Bazley opts for G League, won’t play for Syracuse

Remember how happy you were when you thought the Syracuse Orange were getting a five-star forward to add to an experienced and promising team for 2018-19? Welp, treasure those moments. Because it wouldn’t be a Syracuse offseason without this entire fan base (and the process of covering the program) getting thrown for a complete loop. Top-10 prospect Darius Bazley, fresh... more

What are realistic expectations for Syracuse basketball in 2018-19?

After a run to the Sweet 16 this year, hype is already building for the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team next year. This IS Syracuse after all, though, and a long offseason usually deals at least a surprise or two (Matthew Moyer already announced that he’ll transfer). Tyus Battle is likely to weigh his NBA Draft prospects, and for all... more

Syracuse basketball’s Matthew Moyer to transfer

According to his Twitter feed on Monday, SU redshirt freshman Matthew Moyer will be leaving the program. Moyer missed all of 2016-17 after injuring his foot in the offseason. He was back this year and started every game before an ankle injury vs. Pitt sidelined him in January. From that point on, Marek Dolezaj grabbed his starting forward role and... more

Syracuse run ends with 69-65 loss to Duke (full coverage)

Syracuse’s (23-14) magical run in the NCAA Tournament comes to an end in the Sweet 16 after a 69-65 loss to Duke (29-7) Friday night at CentruyLink Center. Sophomore Tyus Battle led the Orange with 19 points and five assists. Freshman Oshae Brissett added 15 points with seven rebounds and freshman Marek Dolezaj totaled 13 points. Marvin Bagley III paced... more

Meet Duke (again), Syracuse’s next NCAA Tournament opponent

The Syracuse basketball team will take on Duke in a Sweet 16 game at 9:37 p.m. Friday in Omaha, Neb. The game will feature a matchup of the two winningest Division I men’s basketball coaches in history in Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski and Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim. Krzyzewski has 1,099 career victories. Boeheim has left the court victorious on 1,027 occasions, although... more

SWEET SUNDAY: Syracuse stuns Sparty to advance to Sweet 16 (full coverage)

Despite being outrebounded by a 2-1 margin and losing Frank Howard who fouled out with over 5 minutes left in the game, Syracuse found a way to defeat #3 seed Michigan State and advance to the Sweet Sixteen. The final score, Syracuse 55, Michigan State 53. Tyus Battle scored 17 points and Oshae Brissett finished with 15 points and nine... more

ORANGE MOVING ON: Syracuse pushes past TCU into round of 32 (full coverage)

Freshman Marek Dolezaj scored 17 points and added four rebounds to lead 11th-seeded Syracuse (22-13) in a 57-52 win over sixth-seeded TCU (21-12) Friday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Freshman Oshae Brissett scored 13 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked three shots. Junior Paschal Chukwu finished with eight points, 10 rebounds and two blocks. Tyus Battle and... more
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