Boeheim brothers Jimmy and Buddy prepare for college basketball season

The Boeheim brothers made their 2018 summer debut in the King of Kings Pro-Am Basketball League Monday night. Their dad, Jim, watched from the bleachers. Jimmy Boeheim, who will be a sophomore at Cornell in the fall, and Buddy Boeheim, who will be a freshman at Syracuse University, are on a summer squad called Team Eannace that also features former... more

Boeheim’s Army to play with experimental rule in The Basketball Tournament

The Basketball Tournament, a summer event that includes a $2 million winner-take-all cash prize, will be played this summer using an experimental rule designed to eliminate fouling at the end of games. The TBT announced the rule change on Monday. Boeheim’s Army, a group of Syracuse alumni, have competed in the event the past three years, providing a summer diversion... more

Howard Washington’s recovery progress encouraging for Syracuse

While Howard Washington wasn’t a key player for the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team last year, the depth he was able to provide was at least helpful. When he was lost for the season with a knee injury, it left SU with just two guards — Tyus Battle and Frank Howard — who both averaged over 39 minutes per game... more

Boeheim discusses Tyus Battle’s return, coaching his son, and more on Jon Rothstein’s podcast

Jim Boeheim joined Fan Rag Sports college basketball reporter Jon Rothstein’s podcast on Monday. During an approximately 15-minute long interview, Boeheim and Rothstein discussed Tyus Battle’s decision to remove his name from the NBA draft and return to Syracuse, the prospect of Boeheim coaching his son, Buddy, next season and a transfer who Boeheim described as the best offensive player... more

Syracuse will host Eastern Washington & Morehead State for 2K Classic

On Friday, we received confirmation on what everyone expected: the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team would face the UConn Huskies as part of the 2K Classic at Madison Square Garden this year. On Monday, we learned who Syracuse would host for the on-campus portion of the event: The Orange welcome the Eastern Washington Eagles to the Carrier Dome on Tuesday,... more

Syracuse basketball to play UConn in 2K Sports Classic at MSG

Syracuse will play Connecticut at Madison Square Garden for the third consecutive year next season. Syracuse and UConn will meet in the semifinal round of the 2K Sports Classic at Madison Square Garden, according to Jon Rothstein of Fan Rag Sports. Syracuse, Connecticut, Oregon and Iowa were previously announced as the four teams in next season’s 2K Sports Classic field,... more

Syracuse quietly rewarded ex-AD Daryl Gross after NCAA violations

In March 2015, just after the NCAA released a report punishing Syracuse University, athletic director Daryl Gross resigned, appearing to take the fall for a national embarrassment. Behind the scenes, however, Syracuse was rewarding him financially. Far from punishing him, the school gave Gross a new three-year contract worth more than $1.5 million — all for a vague, newly-created job... more

Boeheim’s Army 2018: Team learns opponent as TBT bracket released

Boeheim’s Army already had a team in place. Now it has an eventual opponent. The Basketball Tournament released its bracket today, in advance of the summer event that has become a staple for followers of the Syracuse basketball program. Boeheim’s Army, situated in the Northeast Region, will play July 21 in Brooklyn at 6:45 p.m. vs. the winner of the... more

Syracuse provides look at Dino Babers’ salary; Jim Boeheim’s pay goes up

Syracuse football coach Dino Babers received $2.4 million in compensation during his first year leading the football program, according to the university’s most recent federal tax filing. That’s an increase of nearly $1 million from his predecessor, Scott Shafer and would rank Babers 49th on USA Today’s list of head football coaching salaries that was published last year. Syracuse.com: Read... more

What does Tyus Battle’s return mean for Syracuse lineup?

The Syracuse basketball team is off the bubble and into the national championship conversation. On Wednesday, just hours before the NCAA’s deadline for underclassmen to either enter the NBA Draft or stay in school, Tyus Battle opted to return to Syracuse for his junior year. What does that mean for the Syracuse Orange? Syracuse.com: Read More Statement from @tyusbattle1 on... more

Syracuse will reportedly play Ohio State in 2018 ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Syracuse reportedly will face Ohio State in 2018’s ACC/Big Ten Challenge, per Fan Rag Sports. The Buckeyes finished the 2017-18 season with a 25-9 record, including 15-3 in the Big Ten. That earned them a fifth seed in the NCAA Tournament, where they knocked off South Dakota State before falling to Gonzaga in the round of 32. OSU lost its... more

Tyus Battle to return for junior year at SU

Tyus Battle has withdrawn his name from the NBA Draft and will return to Syracuse for his junior season. In Battle’s first two years at SU, he raised his scoring average from 11.3 points per game as a freshman to 19.2 as a sophomore. Battle topped the nation in minutes per game (39) as a sophomore, as well. Behind Battle’s... more

Boeheim’s Army 2018: Syracuse squad adds a big man and a point guard

John Gillon and DaShonte Riley will return to Boeheim’s Army this summer. Both former Syracuse basketball players made their debuts with the Syracuse-based The Basketball Tournament team last year. Gillon is the point guard who spent one season with the Orange as a graduate transfer; Riley spent a couple seasons in Syracuse before transferring to Eastern Michigan to play for... more

Report: Tyus Battle likely to stay in NBA Draft

Tyus Battle is likely to forgo his remaining two years of eligibility with the Syracuse Orange and officially enter the 2018 NBA Draft, according to a source that spoke with Adam Zagoria of the New York Times and SportsNet New York. “The Syracuse sophomore wing,” he wrote on his website. “Will “likely” remain in the NBA Draft, a source close... more

Syracuse basketball target Osun Osunniyi commits to St. Bonaventure

Osun Osunniyi, a 6-10 center from Putnam (Conn.) Science Academy, announced on Monday that he will attend St. Bonaventure. Osunniyi made the announcement during a dinner celebrating Putnam Science’s national prep school championship. Osunniyi, who is from Linwood, N.J., chose St. Bonaventure over offers from Syracuse and Georgetown. He had taken official visits to all three schools within the past... more

NBA mock drafts still torn on Tyus Battle’s first round status

Tyus Battle is already well into the swing of things at the NBA Draft combine, where on day one, the Syracuse Orange guard had a mixed bag of results (according to Syracuse.com). He’s at 6-foot-7 in sneakers, with a 6-foot-9 wing span, according to official measurements. And the (would-be) rising junior has just four-percent body fat, which is one of... more

Syracuse to host Boeheim brother matchup when Cornell visits on 12/1

Syracuse Athletics announced Thursday that it will will meet with Cornell for the 124th time when the Orange hosts the Big Red on Dec. 1 in the Carrier Dome. Last season, SU head coach Jim Boeheim coached against then-freshman at Cornell and his son, Jimmy. This season, the matchup will add another Boeheim: Jim’s other son and soon-to-be Syracuse freshman... more

What tests will Tyus Battle face at the NBA Draft combine?

This year’s collection of NBA Draft hopefuls features a slew of big names with lottery aspirations, along with players like the Syracuse Orange’s Tyus Battle. Battle, like numerous others outside the lottery range, is vying for some coveted spots at the back half of the first round. And to do that, he’ll need to earn the attention of front offices... more
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