1. Syracuse Basketball: Super-Early Grades for Orange Starters

    The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team is off to a 3-1 start after salvaging the consolation game of the 2K Classic against Iowa (66-63) in Madison Square Garden on Friday night...

    Gene Siudut Written by Gene Siudut about 2 months ago 351 reads 3 comments

  2. 3 Improvements for Cuse After 2K Classic in NYC

    Iowa may have given the Orange a scare in its last game at Madison Square Garden, but the team persevered and pulled out a win, ending a very underwhelming two-day stretch in New York City...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 39 reads 0 comments

  3. SU's Three-Point Shooting a Major Issue

    Syracuse shot 29% from the field and 20% from three in the team's 66-63 win over Iowa last night. Luckily, Rakeem Christmas and Chris McCullough made up for this. The big men went 14/23 from the field combining for 38 points...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 11 reads 0 comments

  4. How Important Is Rakeem Christmas to Syracuse Basketball?

    Syracuse, N.Y. — In Mike Waters' mailbox last week, Mike argued that Rakeem Christmas was the Orange's most important player despite Trevor Cooney leading the Orange in plus-minus through two games...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 29 reads 0 comments

  5. Syracuse Coach Jim Boeheim on Offense: 'We Need Time to Get Better'

    New York — Jim Boeheim's Syracuse basketball team had just defeated Iowa, 66-63, in what amounted to an offensive explosion for the Orange...

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  6. Early Struggles of Syracuse, Kaleb Joseph Example of the Downside of Early Entry

    Syracuse survived Iowa on Friday night, 63-62, as the soon-to-be former No. 23 team in the country got 20 points, 10 boards and three blocks from Chris McCullough, taking home third place in the 2K Sports Classic...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 2 months ago 33 reads 0 comments

  7. What Syracuse Basketball's Young Starters Need to Improve

    Last weekend's close game against Hampton revealed the Syracuse men's basketball team has a long way to go. Syracuse is relying on three newcomers to its staring five, two of whom are freshmen...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 21 reads 0 comments

  8. Offensive Woes Exposed in Loss to California

    New York — The Syracuse Orange struggled to score last season. And that was with C.J. Fair, Tyler Ennis and Jerami Grant — a guy who scored over 1,600 career points and two NBA draft picks...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 18 reads 0 comments

  9. 5 Things to Watch in Syracuse's Game Against Iowa

    New York City - If the Syracuse basketball players had been opening in a play on Broadway rather than playing a basketball game at Madison Square Garden, the season would have been ...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 16 reads 0 comments

  10. Syracuse Opens Game with Alley-Oop

    Watch Rakeem Christmas sky to throw down the nice alley-oop dunk on the feed from Kaleb Joseph on the first play of the game against California in this ACC Must See Moment. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 2 months ago 29 reads 0 comments

  11. Joseph Struggles in His First Game at Madison Square Garden

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 20 reads 0 comments

  12. Syracuse Basketball: 1 Prediction for Each Orange Starter in 2014-15

    The Syracuse basketball team is back to playing meaningful games, and the Orange are off to a 2-0 start. Jim Boeheim's club easily dispatched Kennesaw State and then let Hampton hang around before pulling away late...

    Justin Neuman Written by Justin Neuman about 2 months ago 1,892 reads 0 comments

  13. Can the Orange Lean on Christmas to Carry the Offense?

    One of the glaring issues coming into this season for Syracuse was who will be able to put points up on the board with the departures of reliable options such as Tyler Ennis and C.J...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 21 reads 0 comments

  14. McCullough Can't Wait to Play in Madison Square Garden This Week

    Syracuse, N.Y. — Chris McCullough's mom and dad journeyed to Syracuse last week to watch their son play his first college basketball game.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 31 reads 0 comments

  15. Joseph: 'I'm Going to Attack with Purpose' vs. Cal

    Syracuse, N.Y. &madash; Jim Boeheim likes scoring point guards. He recruits them, gives them the ball and encourages them to seek their own shots.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 24 reads 0 comments

  16. Cooney Has Been Best Player for Syracuse by a Wide Margin in at Least One Stat

    It's been only two games and we can't make any sweeping conclusions, but it's still worth taking a look at the initial plus-minus numbers...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 2 months ago 32 reads 0 comments

  17. Syracuse Basketball Facing Roller-Coaster Ride with Another Frosh PG in Charge

    The revolving door that is the point guard position at Syracuse just keeps on spinning. Thanks to a combination of early departures and top recruits, the Orange have seen a different ...

    Michael Peng Written by Michael Peng about 2 months ago 210 reads 0 comments

  18. NCAA Investigation: Internship Hours, Ties Between YMCA and Syracuse Athletes

    Syracuse, N.Y. — An internship program that placed Syracuse University athletes at a YMCA in Oneida is part of an inquiry into possible NCAA violations by the school's athletic department...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 2 months ago 399 reads 0 comments

  19. Malachi Richardson Signs LOI, Becomes an 'Orangemen'

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 22 reads 0 comments

  20. B.J. Johnson Looks Primed for a Breakout Season for Syracuse

    Michael Gbinije was in street clothes for Friday night's game against Kennesaw State, which meant sophomore B.J. Johnson got the chance to play and earn more playing time in the future...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 24 reads 0 comments

  21. Ennis Shines in Two D-League Games

    Syracuse, N.Y. — Tyler Ennis, sent by the Phoenix Suns to their D-League franchise last week, responded with two stat-stuffing games for the Bakersfield Jam.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 26 reads 0 comments

  22. Stephen A. Smith vs. Michael Carter-Williams

    Former Syracuse University basketball guard Michael Carter-Williams recently wrote a column for Derek Jerek's new website, The Player's Tribune, where he disputed those in the media who accused him and members of his team of tanking...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 38 reads 0 comments

  23. 4 Takeaways from Orange's Opening Weekend

    Syracuse, N.Y. — Syracuse played two exhibition games before the regular season started. Then, the Orange proceeded to play two more exhibitions.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 24 reads 0 comments

  24. No. 23 Syracuse Beats Hampton 65-47

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Rakeem Christmas had 15 points and 16 rebounds, freshman Chris McCullough added 13 points, and No. 23 Syracuse beat Hampton 65-47 on Sunday in the 2K Classic.....

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  25. Boeheim: Gbinije Will Play Sunday After Sitting out Win over Kennesaw State

    When Syracuse players took the floor before pregame introductions Friday night, Michael Gbinije was in grey pants, a grey hoodie and blue and white street shoes...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 2 months ago 45 reads 0 comments