C.J. Fair and Tyler Ennis both up for consideration.
Lacrosse Magazine has ranked Syracuse No. 3 in its preseason women's lacrosse poll. The top three teams in the poll are all from the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). Defending national champion North Carolina is No. 1, followed by 2013 national finalist Maryland.
The 'Hoops for the Stars' program will be highlighted with an on-court presentation to honor more than 150 area youth at the Syracuse University men's basketball games against North Carolina on January 11 at the Carrier Dome.
"Making shots is a big thing for any team," Butler said. "If you have a good shooting percentage that will help any team. I definitely think down the stretch that we need to continue to make shots."
Boeheim said that Roberson has been better in practice. The only reason he didn’t play against the Hurricanes was because they were using a matchup zone, which didn’t play to Roberson’s skill set.
The secondary returns the team's leading tackler in safety Durell Eskridge but will lose three members who started Week 1 against Penn State.
Triche and Southerland don't share the SU record for most weeks spent at No. 1 either. That honor would go to Derrick Coleman and Stevie Thompson, who were on the 1987-88 team that spent the first two weeks of the season at No. 1 before losing to Arizona in the Great Alaska Shootout. Two years later, the 1989-90 team spent six weeks at No. 1. That team also started the year at No. 1 and stayed there until a loss to Villanova dropped them to No. 6 in the Jan. 8 AP poll.
"This is probably the best freshman class we've had here in a while," Desko said on Monday during the men's lacrosse team's media day. "As far as the depth and different positions, it's a good group. You're going to be hearing a lot about these guys in the freshman class, if not soon, then in the future."
Sean Keeley from the popular "Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician" joins Brent Axe for a podcast on all things SU sports.
It's worth noting that North Carolina went to the NCAA tournament each of the previous four times it started 0-2 in the league.
"Those are the ones right now," Shafer said Thursday morning in his office. "Nobody has called me lately. You never know, but usually it happens a little while back as opposed to right now because everyone has their minds right. New Year's resolutions, they've decided to come back, hopefully, and do a great job."
Thus far, SU has not eclipsed the 30,000 mark for the North Carolina game.
Gottlieb thinks Boeheim is Coach of the Mid-Year. Jeff Borzello not convinced SU will make it to the Final Four.