Syracuse women’s basketball coach Quentin Hillsman gets contract extension through 2024

Syracuse women’s basketball head coach Quentin Hillsman reached a long-term deal with SU Athletics to continue coaching through 2024 on Thursday, according to an SU Athletics press release. “I am very fortunate and appreciative of this opportunity,” Hillsman said in the release. Since beginning at SU in 2006, Hillsman’s compiled a 241-127 overall record, took the Orange to the NCAA... more

ESPN announces TV info and broadcast pairings for TBT, Boeheim’s Army

All of the games that Boeheim’s Army plays in The Basketball Tournament will be broadcast on ESPN platforms. ESPN released the broadcast information and broadcast pairings for the winner-take-all $2 million tournament on Thursday. The first two Boeheim’s Army games will be streamed on ESPN3. Boeheim’s Army, a group of former SU players, plays its opening game next weekend on... more

Syracuse football receiver Trishton Jackson wants to walk on to basketball team

Trishton Jackson scored 34 points in a King of Kings game here last week. When it was over, when fans inside the Mohawk Valley Community College had seen what he could do for Team Eannace, Jackson fielded a familiar reaction. Basketball people wanted to know who he was. @Toogie_2 can do it!https://t.co/PS480IrgCx — Southfield Falcons (@SFL_FALCONS) July 13, 2018 “I... more

Syracuse in NBA Summer League: Richardson, McCullough, Lydon shine

Malachi Richardson continued his strong play in the NBA Summer League on Monday. The former Syracuse guard started for the Toronto Raptors, played 28 minutes and scored 17 points as the Raptors fell to the Oklahoma City Thunder 92-82. Richardson, who has tantalizing 6-foot-6 size at the shooting guard spot, was 5-for-12 overall and 4-of-10 from the 3-point line. When... more

Syracuse sophomore Dolezaj now listed at 6’10”

The updates heights and weights of Syracuse Orange basketball’s rostered players were released by men’s basketball strength and conditioning coach Ryan Cabiles. One thing stood out on the new roster, sophomore Marek Dolezaj is now listed at 6 feet 10 inches tall. He was previously listed at 6’9” on the Cuse.com website. The Bratislava, Solvakia native had a successful freshman... more

Michael Carter-Williams agrees to contract with Houston Rockets (report)

Former Syracuse star Michael Carter-Williams has reached an agreement to sign with the Houston Rockets, according to various media reports. Carter-Williams’ career trajectory has gone downhill since winning Rookie of the Year with the Philadelphia 76ers in 2013-14, culminating in career-worst numbers last year with Charlotte. In Houston, though, he found a nice NBA landing spot with one of the... more

Syracuse to face Colgate for 171st time on November 21

Syracuse will have its 26th-straight matchup with Colgate on Nov. 21 in the Carrier Dome. Syracuse knocked off Colgate, 72-58, at home in early December last season. Three SU players scored double figures: Tyus Battle (24 points), Oshae Brissett (20) and Frank Howard (18). The Raiders hung around due to a strong showing from beyond the arc, 14-for-35 as a... more

Syracuse basketball storylines in 2018 NBA Summer League

No members of the Syracuse Orange were selected in the NBA Draft for the first time since 2011. No ‘Cuse fans will pout over Tyus Battle’s return, as he (and probably Oshae Brissett too) will likely end this short hiatus in 2019. Though it does dry up the excitement of a new breakout Orange star suiting up in the Association.... more

Jerami Grant reportedly agrees to new three-year contact with Thunder

Former Syracuse standout Jerami Grant has agreed to a new three-year, $27 million contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to ESPN reporter Adrian Wojnarowski. Wojnarowski reported the news on Twitter shortly after midnight, the official start of NBA free agency. Grant can agree to his new contract but can not sign it until after July 6 as part of... more

Former Syracuse guard Tyler Ennis released by Los Angeles Lakers

Former Syracuse point guard Tyler Ennis was waived by the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night, the team announced on its website. Ennis’ contract with the Lakers for 2018-19 was not guaranteed, according to the contract website SpoTrac. It would have become guaranteed if he was on the roster on July 5. Ennis made $1.5 million this year and was... more

2019 recruit Joe Girard III official visit to Syracuse this weekend

Joe Girard III, a highly-rated prospect in the 2019 class, will take an official visit to Syracuse this weekend, according to his father. The Glens Falls, N.Y., native is a prime recruiting target in the 2019 class. He holds scholarship offers from several schools, including Syracuse, Duke and Michigan. Syracuse.com: Read More more

Date set for Syracuse-Georgetown game at Carrier Dome

The date is set for Syracuse’s home game against Georgetown next season. The two former Big East rivals will meet at the Carrier Dome on Saturday, Dec. 8, according to a source familiar with both schools’ schedules. A start time and television information is not yet available, although the game is not likely to be on any of the Fox... more

Where are Tyus Battle, Oshae Brissett projected to go in 2019 NBA mock drafts?

Just a few days removed from the 2018 NBA Draft, it’s far too early for most of next year’s mock drafts to be particularly accurate. But they do provide some idea of critical storylines and a snapshot of the college basketball landscape as we head into the 2018-19 season. For Syracuse men’s basketball, next season seems full of possibilities, a... more

Syracuse guard Braedon Bayer announces transfer to Siena

After transferring from Grinnell College, Bayer walked onto the Syracuse team after spending the six weeks sleeping on former Syracuse forward Tyler Lydon’s couch in summer 2016. The 6-foot-4 native of Lagrangeville, New York, then worked his way into Syracuse’s rotation and was even awarded a scholarship. Despite playing just 17 minutes across nine games during the 2017-18 season, Bayer... more

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
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