Category: Syracuse Orange Basketball

Syracuse's Tyler Roberson wants to prove he's more than just a rebounder

Syracuse’s Tyler Roberson wants to prove he’s more than just a rebounder

It has become, for Tyler Roberson, a ritual of summer. For the third straight year, Roberson is in Syracuse, taking classes and working to improve his body and his basketball game. The 6-foot-8 Orange basketball forward, now a senior, has been entrenched ... MORE
Former Syracuse star C.J. Fair signs deal to play in France next season (report)

Former Syracuse star C.J. Fair signs deal to play in France next season (report)

After spending the last two years in the D-League, former Syracuse star C.J. Fair looks like he’s ready to take his game overseas next year. Fair, 24, signed a contract with Limoges CSP, a member of the most competitive league in France ... MORE
Former Syracuse center Conrad McRae's high school to name gym after him

Former Syracuse center Conrad McRae’s high school to name gym after him

Conrad McRae, the late Syracuse University basketball player, will have his high school’s gymnasium named in his honor in September. McRae, a native of Brooklyn, attended Brooklyn Tech before coming to Syracuse where he played from 1989 to 1993. Brooklyn Tech will ... MORE
ESPN colleagues salute new Syracuse AD John Wildhack on his last day at network

ESPN colleagues salute new Syracuse AD John Wildhack on his last day at network

The man who ESPN president John Skipper says “has had a direct hand in virtually every major content milestone ESPN has achieved” worked his last day at the network on Thursday. After 36 years at the “Worldwide Leader in Sports,” John Wildhack ... MORE
SU target Andrew White no longer considering Michigan State

SU target Andrew White no longer considering Michigan State

Andrew White, a graduate transfer from Nebraska, is no longer considering Michigan State. Michigan State is one of just two schools that White has officially visited since announcing his decision to transfer from Nebraska. Jon Rothstein of CBSsports.com said in a tweet ... MORE
Syracuse transfer target Andrew White to visit Miami (report)

Syracuse transfer target Andrew White to visit Miami (report)

Two days ago, Michigan State was Syracuse’s main competition for Nebraska graduate transfer Andrew White. Now, the Spartans are out, but there’s a new entry in the White sweepstakes. White, a 6-foot-7 guard, will visit Miami on Monday, according to Jon Rothstein ... MORE
Syracuse football TE commit Aaron Hackett sold on facilities, offense

Syracuse football TE commit Aaron Hackett sold on facilities, offense

Florida tight end Aaron Hackett came into his Syracuse visit knowing a commitment was possible. But it would still be his first time on campus, first time meeting the staff and first time watching film of the offensive system. Read More at ... MORE
Forbes: Syracuse has NCAA’s 35th-most valuable sports apparel deal

Forbes: Syracuse has NCAA’s 35th-most valuable sports apparel deal

Forbes recently ranked the most valuable sports apparel deals in college athletics, and Syracuse comes in at 35th out of the 65 schools tracked. On average, the Orange bring in about $3 million per year from Nike. This seems like an awful ... MORE
Jim Boeheim's Olympic report: Team looks good, security under control, he's not pregnant

Jim Boeheim’s Olympic report: Team looks good, security under control, he’s not pregnant

The Syracuse University head basketball coach is bound for Rio de Janeiro where he will coach in his third consecutive Olympics. He says the role can’t possibly get old for him. (more…) ... MORE
Dion Waiters turns to Miami Heat

Dion Waiters turns to Miami Heat

Former Syracuse standout Dion Waiters has signed a one-year contract with the Miami Heat, according to the Associated Press. Read More ... MORE
Syracuse basketball: Looking at 2017 recruits with Orange offers

Syracuse basketball: Looking at 2017 recruits with Orange offers

Taking a look at the future for Syracuse basketball with a great slideshow from Syracuse.com… (more…) ... MORE
Where does Carrier Dome rank among ACC basketball's toughest home courts?

Where does Carrier Dome rank among ACC basketball’s toughest home courts?

We rank the ACC’s toughest home courts. Where does the Carrier Dome fit? (more…) ... MORE
Syracuse Recruiting: SU is 'dream school' for 2017 PG Isaiah Washington

Syracuse Recruiting: SU is ‘dream school’ for 2017 PG Isaiah Washington

The class of 2017 point guard has been watching Syracuse games since sixth grade, and says he hopes to get an offer that will change his life. Read More ... MORE
How the Syracuse basketball schedule gets made

How the Syracuse basketball schedule gets made

There are a lot of moving parts, said Wellman, SU’s Director of Basketball Operations. He’s in charge of constructing the Orange schedule. On that ledger, Syracuse’s Director of Basketball Operations takes note of when Syracuse students are gone for vacation. He marks ... MORE
Former Syracuse center Darryl Watkins signs two-year contract in France

Former Syracuse center Darryl Watkins signs two-year contract in France

Former Syracuse center Darryl Watkins will return to the team that made him a French all-star and league champion. (more…) ... MORE
Melo's 20 Helps Team USA Past China

Melo’s 20 Helps Team USA Past China

Carmelo Anthony scored 16 of his 20 points in the third quarter and Team USA won its third straight exhibition game, this time 107-57 against China on Tuesday night. Read More at Cuse.com ... MORE
Tyler Lydon ranked the ninth-best player in college basketball by The Big Lead

Tyler Lydon ranked the ninth-best player in college basketball by The Big Lead

Syracuse’s Tyler Lydon is expected to make a huge leap as a sophomore, transitioning from sixth-man to alpha male for the SU basketball team. Just how big will the expectations be nationally? One of the earliest signals arrived on Wednesday when the ... MORE
Syracuse basketball recruiting target Hameir Wright may do year of prep school

Syracuse basketball recruiting target Hameir Wright may do year of prep school

Hameir Wright is one of the top recruits in the 2017 class. But the 6-foot-8 forward out of Albany recently told ESPN’s Jeff Borzello that he would reclassify and become part of the Class of 2018. That isn’t exactly the case, according ... MORE