"You want a good picture?" asked Hopkins, who has served Boeheim as player and assistant nearly non-stop since 1988. "You should get a shot of me and Red and Gerry dressed as CIA agents. Because each of us would take a bullet for Coach."
Syracuse (10-6-1, 3-6-1 ACC) holds sole possession of ninth place in the ACC, but only the top eight advance to the conference tournament. Now that SU’s postseason hopes have been reinvigorated after its victory over Clemson on Friday, the Orange needs to pull off one more upset to extend its season.
The Warehouse will be renamed the "Nancy Cantor Warehouse" to honor the tenure of the outgoing chancellor.
Broyld said he started getting practice time at outside receiver in the week leading up to the Wake Forest game, and Lester said he should expect to see time outside and at slot receiver (H-back) position moving forward.
Syracuse basketball beat reporters Mike Waters and Donna Ditota join Brent Axe for a podcast to preview the 2013-'14 season.
The best thing going for Hunt is a rushing ability that has held up well against solid opposition.
If you ever have the chance to attend a Syracuse basketball practice, a Trevor Cooney missed shot is a pretty rare thing. But as Allen Iverson is fond of saying...well, you know.
First, the King of Kings is an NCAA-sanctioned league. The church rec league was not sanctioned. Second, the SU players are in school. The NCAA has a different take on kids who have graduated from high school but don't immediately enroll in a college. In Harries' case, he had spent two years serving a Mormon mission after high school.
SU will face four ranked opponents in a total of five games in their first season in the ACC. The headliner of those games is a home-and-home series with Duke, who enters the season ranked fourth in the nation. #11 North Carolina and #22 Notre Dame will make visits to the Carrier Dome and the Orange will travel to #25 Virginia over the course of conference play. Pittsburgh, who joins Syracuse in moving to the ACC, picked up some votes in the preseason poll and will have a home-and-home series with the Orange.
NunesMagician.com. Yes, it's a Syracuse blog. But it's actually quite hilarious, which makes following a Syracuse blog all the more tolerable.
How about the possibility of Syracuse and Georgetown meeting in the NCAA Tournament? ESPN bracketology expert Joe Lunardi revealed his first NCAA bracket of the year on Thursday and a potential third-round matchup in Buffalo stood out.
Why Syracuse? The Orange has averaged 29.8 victories over the last five years, and it should be right around that number this year. The personnel changes and the results largely remain the same for one of the country’s most consistent programs. Syracuse will contend for a league title in its first season in the ACC behind C.J. Fair
With its move into the ACC and out of the Big East, can Syracuse still be "New York's College Team," as it has long referred to itself? As basketball season gets under way, it's certainly trying.