Jim Boeheim claims he meant it as a joke, but nobody was laughing. Least of all Syracuse University basketball fans who were hoping for once, just once, that the Hall of Fame basketball coach might assume at least some of the blame for his team's late-season collapse.
All four suspects were arraigned last Wednesday on $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond. In court Monday, the defense attorneys stared that their clients posted bail after arraignment.
Away from the games themselves there’s been a significant amount of consternation among Orange Nation over items that are being thrown around far and wide.
Syracuse's Michael Carter Williams earned a share of the Big East's Most Improved Player Award on Monday. Carter-Williams tied for the honors with Providence's Kadeem Batts.
Former Syracuse University lacrosse All-American Ric Beardsley has been named boys head lacrosse coach at Christian Brothers Academy.
Brogan, who has sold insurance and worked in radio and advertising but never attended Syracuse, went to Sears and bought some cowboy duds. At a football game against Rutgers in 1980, the Dome Ranger made his debut. For basketball games, Brogan was a blur, circling the floor nonstop between the playing surface and the stands, whipping the crowd, and himself, into a frenzy. A star was born.
Sophomore Michael Carter-Williams is one of five finalists for the 2013 Bob Cousy Award, according to an announcement by The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Syracuse senior defenseman Brian Megill was named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week, and classmate JoJo Marasco was picked to the conference's honor roll on Monday, March 11. The pair was recognized for their performances in the team's 13-11 win against St. John's in the inaugural Whitman's Sampler Independence Classic Saturday at PPL Park.
Senior Becca Block has been named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for her performance in Syracuse's win against Towson. It marks the second time she has earned a spot on the honor roll this season.
"For those of you out there whose husbands yell at the TV what I should do, I can't hear you. But I'm glad you're yelling at me instead of your wife and your kids."
Syracuse' offense appears to be on the verge of a regression in 2013 following an excellent 2012. The coach, QB, and top two receivers are off to the NFL/graduation. In all, only 44% of 2012's receiving yards return. Welcome to the ACC?
I don't think it's telling tales out of school to say that I occasionally indulge in a little light schadenfreude especially when it comes to UConn's orange-hued neighbors to the north. That's why, after Georgetown blew the doors of Syracuse I found myself wondering over to our Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician, Syracusefan.com and Syracuse.com to read their postgame reactions. They were, in a word, glorious. But the more I read, the more I realized that I was just reading a reflection of what this blog, or The Boneyard looked like a year ago.
My mom lives with me. She lives with me, yeah. I'm a mommy's boy, you know. She's always going to be there.
Boeheim, 68, who has coached the Orange to more than 900 wins, a 2003 national championship, three national finals and 28 NCAA appearances, is the last original Big East coach standing
SU's 61-39 loss to Georgetown was its last regular season game as a member of the Big East conference. CitrusTV's Heather Prusak has Coach Boeheim's reactions to his time in the Big East ending.