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Tyus Battle signs with Timberwolves, Oshae Brissett to LA Clippers

Tyus Battle signs with Timberwolves, Oshae Brissett to LA Clippers
Tyus Battle, one of the top scorers in Syracuse men’s basketball history, will reportedly start his professional basketball career with the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Athletic’s Jon Krawczynski reported that Battle will sign an undrafted free agent deal with the club. Read more at Syracuse.com After going unselected in the NBA Draft on Thursday night, former Syracuse forward Oshae Brissett has... more

Syracuse’s Tyus Battle and Oshae Brissett go undrafted

Syracuse’s Tyus Battle and Oshae Brissett go undrafted
As appeared to be the case for weeks, no Syracuse Orange players were selected in Thursday night’s NBA Draft. That makes it two straight years without an SI player getting picked — the first time that’s happened in two decades. We’ll await news of where both Tyus Battle and Oshae Brissett sign as undrafted free agents, but both should probably... more

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim hears fatal crash details

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim hears fatal crash details
Three miles from the Carrier Dome, Syracuse men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim sat in a cushioned office chair Thursday to try to convince a judge that he should keep his driver’s license after a Feb. 20 crash that killed a man. In a small room at the state DMV office at the Western Lights Plaza, down a hallway behind an... more

Coach Boeheim has DMV hearing Thursday following deadly crash

Coach Boeheim has DMV hearing Thursday following deadly crash
SU Head Basketball Coach Jim Boeheim is scheduled to take part in a safety hearing Thursday following a deadly crash. He will go before an administrative judge to talk about the status of his driver’s license. The State DMV has an administrative hearing scheduled for Thursday. In February, Coach Boheim was involved in a deadly accident on I-690 East that... more

Where do Tyus Battle & Oshae Brissett sit in final NBA mock drafts?

Where do Tyus Battle & Oshae Brissett sit in final NBA mock drafts?
Syracuse fans should prepare themselves for the worst when the NBA Draft takes place on Thursday, at least if the final spate of expert mock drafts and lists are to be trusted. Only one nationally recognized expert, The Athletic’s Sam Vecenie, put either Tyus Battle or Oshae Brissett in a position to be drafted. Vecenie ranked Brissett as the No.... more

Ex-Syracuse great Brittney Sykes makes WNBA all-star ballot

Ex-Syracuse great Brittney Sykes makes WNBA all-star ballot
Brittney Sykes now has another reason to consider herself on the list of the WNBA’s great players. The former Syracuse women’s basketball star has been included on the league’s all-star ballot for the first time in her three season pro career. The guard is averaging 10.8 points, four rebounds and 2.2 assists per game for the Atlanta Dream. Read More:... more

Will NCAA’s new 3-point line help or hurt Syracuse?

Will NCAA’s new 3-point line help or hurt Syracuse?
Could the NCAA’s change in the distance of the 3-point shot help or hurt the Syracuse Orange next season? The NCAA announced last week that the 3-point line will be moved back to the international distance of 22-feet, 1 ¾-inches for the 2019-20 season. That’s nearly 15 inches longer than the previous distance of 20-feet, 9-inches. Read More: Syracuse.com more

Syracuse basketball to host Iowa in ACC-Big Ten Challenge

Syracuse basketball to host Iowa in ACC-Big Ten Challenge
The Syracuse Orange will host Iowa in the 2019 ACC-Big Ten Challenge at the Carrier Dome on Tuesday, December 3rd. Syracuse will have a new look as Jim Boeheim must replace four starters off last year’s team. Meanwhile, Iowa coach Fran McCaffery returns three starters — forward Luka Garza (13.1 ppg., 4.5 rpg.), guard Jordan Bohannon (11.6 ppg.) and forward... more

Could Lawrence Moten’s Big East scoring record be in jeopardy?

Could Lawrence Moten’s Big East scoring record be in jeopardy?
On Feb. 18, 1995, Lawrence Moten scored 20 points in a loss to Seton Hall. But in that game, the Syracuse star broke the Big East’s all-time scoring record held by former Seton Hall player Terry Dehere. Nearly a quarter-century later, Moten still holds the Big East record with 1,405 points. However, he might not hold that claim for much... more

Boeheim’s Army adds a big man; TBT roster set

Boeheim’s Army adds a big man; TBT roster almost done
Add Darryl “Mookie” Watkins to a Boeheim’s Army roster that now needs one player to officially compete in The Basketball Tournament. Watkins, a 6-11 center, played for the CLS Knights in the Asean League last season. The Knights defeated the Singapore Slingers 84-81 earlier this month in the league’s decisive fifth game of the playoff finals to win the league... more

Syracuse basketball gets commitment from 2020 forward Woody Newton

Syracuse basketball gets commitment from ’20 recruit Woody Newton
Woody Newton, a 6-foot-8, 190-pound forward from Mt. Zion Prep in Lanham, Md., announced his college choice on Tuesday. Newton, a top 100 prospect in the 2020 class, announced that he would attend Syracuse University. The Next Chapter. I’m Headed To… pic.twitter.com/xFqf0nGNfL — Woody Newton (@WNewton_23) May 28, 2019 Newton choose Syracuse over offers from Seton Hall, Cincinnati, Maryland, Virginia... more

TBT co-founder on Boeheim’s Army, Syracuse venue & more

TBT co-founder on Boeheim’s Army, Syracuse venue & more
The Basketball Tournament is coming to Syracuse this summer. Games will be played on the OCC campus in July. Boeheim’s Army will have home-court advantage. Local fans curious about the $2 million winner-take-all tournament can now see for themselves what all the fuss is about. Boeheim’s Army, soon to be in its fifth incarnation, will host one of eight regional... more

What does Oshae Brissett’s departure mean for Syracuse?

What does Oshae Brissett’s departure mean for Syracuse?
For two years, Oshae Brissett impacted the game at a level that would place him among some of the greatest players in Syracuse basketball history. In his two seasons at Syracuse, Brissett scored 976 points. That left him just 24 points shy of becoming the sixth player in school history to score 1,000 points by the end of his sophomore... more

VIDEO: Police release body cam footage showing Jim Boeheim after fatal 690 crash

Police body cam shows Coach Jim Boeheim after fatal 690 crash
Police body cam footage of the night Jim Boeheim fatally struck Jorge Jimenez was obtained by Syracuse.com. Jimenez died when he crossed I-690 February 21, 2019 with three others in his party after their car spun out of control in icy conditions–and Boeheim swerved to avoid the car resting against a traffic barrier. . more

Oshae Brissett will stay in NBA Draft, leaving Syracuse

Oshae Brissett will stay in NBA Draft, leaving Syracuse
Syracuse basketball forward Oshae Brissett is leaving Syracuse University and the basketball program and staying in the upcoming NBA Draft. He announced his decision on Twitter on Tuesday night surprising most Syracuse Orange fans who assumed Brissett would return to school for his junior season. Syracuse will always be home❤️🙏🏾.. pic.twitter.com/r8SozVoylY — Oshae Brissett (@Obrissy) May 21, 2019 Brissett played... more

What was the best buzzer-beater in Syracuse basketball history?

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After watching Kawhi Leonard lift the Toronto Raptors over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game seven on Sunday night, we got to wondering what’s the best buzzer beater in Syracuse Orange men’s basketball history? Before we get to the list though we’ll be clear that these are game-winning shots and at the final buzzer (or incredibly close to it). Click here... more

Syracuse women’s basketball picks up transfer from Rhode Island

Syracuse women’s basketball picks up transfer from Rhode Island
The Syracuse women’s basketball team has added some more depth and experience to its roster. Elemy Colome, a 5-foot-7 guard, announced via Twitter that she is transferring from Rhode Island to the Orange. Colome led Rhode Island with an average of 14.1 points per game last season. She also shot 36-126 (.286) from three-point range. Since she is a grad... more

Syracuse & Georgetown renew rivalry with 4-game series

Syracuse & Georgetown renew rivalry with 4-game series
On Tuesday, CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein reported that the Syracuse Orange and Georgetown Hoyas were adding another two games to their series, extending it through the 2020-21 season. But according to Syracuse Athletics today, the series will go out even further than that — a total of four years, wrapping up with a game at the Dome in late 2022.... more
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