"From the stuff that I hear, you’re talking about a chance to be in the third-round area," said Daniel Jeremiah, a draft analyst for NFL Network. "He’s fun to watch. He’s a violent dude. He’s very aggressive."
On Saturday, March 9 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., basketball powerhouses Georgetown and Syracuse will play their final regular season game against each other as part of the Big East conference. The rivalry has spanned three decades, two generations of coaches and countless memorable moments. The Post interviewed coaches, former players and alumni for an oral history of the rivalry, which will be available online Thursday.
With the Syracuse rematch looming on Saturday, we here at Hoya Paranoia are preparing a series of posts throughout the week both commemorating the rivalry and looking ahead to its future. Columnist Peter Barston kicks us off with this look at the best Georgetown-Syracuse pictures, from the 1980s to one new classic from just a few weeks ago.
Syracuse men's lacrosse fans expect to hear the likes of JoJo Marasco, Brian Megill, Derek Maltz and Scott Loy (among other veterans) making an impact on the field. But players like Dylan Donahue and Derek DeJoe are establishing themselves as the next wave of quality Orange players this season.
In all, 18 men with ties to Syracuse are enshrined in the Hall of Fame, and it wouldn't be a shock to see a few more join the fray in future years.
Waiters insisted, there’s no reason why Carter-Williams can’t (and won’t) continue his basketball evolution on the NBA stage … and get paid in the process. "Look at me," he said. "I’m still young. I’m still learning. I’m still scratching the surface. I’m still trying to find my niche. A guy like me, you can never know enough. It’d be the same for him."
"I love Brandon Triche. It’s just, we can’t have him play this way. It doesn’t mean I don’t love him," Boeheim said of the nephew of former SU forward Howard Triche, a member of the 1987 Final Four team.
Andrew Kouwe co-hosted The Juice on the Cuse podcast last week and spoke about his experiences being back at the Carrier Dome on Feb. 23 to see Carmelo Anthony’s jersey be retired.
While we’re quick to forget those things when we’re screaming at the TV, they raise the question: has Syracuse really been doing any worse than we should have expected?
I’m personally looking forward to seeing a sea of orange shirts at the Hoyas’ home court, as well as Jim Boeheim grabbing a microphone and yelling "the Big East is officially closed" following what I’m praying is a Syracuse win.
CitrusTV's Gabby Rusk explores the furry friends who hang out around the Syracuse Women's Tennis Team.