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Where oh where will Waiters go in next week’s NBA Draft? : Sports :
It’s a common belief that Syracuse Orange NBA Draft hopeful Dion Waiters has been promised a specific selection in next week’s draft, or at the very least, feels very confident that he will be a top 15 pick.

Poliquin: Was Syracuse basketball's Jimmy Lee the originator of the 'flop'? |
"Jimmy Lee is the one who started it," said Paparo of the celebrated Orangeman and fellow member of the Greater Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame. "They had films of him, and we did our clinics and stuff with those films. He was the original flopper. And he did it off the ball, too. Jimmy would get defensive position, which was legal. But as soon as a guy got near him, he’d fall on the floor. He was the first guy to do it."

Milford Coach Tells Fizz Big Year by Charles Davis Means "He’ll Be an Orange" : Orange Fizz
"Davis is a guy who is currently and will continue to be high on Syracuse’s list of guys to recruit. I don’t get involved with that Twitter and Facebook stuff. It’s all a gossip line if you ask me and it gets those kids in trouble more than it’s worth. If the information didn’t come from me, it doesn’t matter. I deal directly with the coaching staff, and I know where [Davis] stands. If he does well this year, he’ll be an Orange."

10 Reasons Why…@SyracuseFirst Is Helping Syracuse’s Future | Syracuse State Of Mind
Have you ever walked around Syracuse and wondered how you can help make it a better place? Have you found local businesses that you love and want to be sure they prosper? Are you like many and proud to be from Syracuse? Well, there is a great organization trying to help support local businesses and their name is Syracuse First.

Big East Football: No. 1 Wide Receivers Rankings
Lemon has been a contributor for three years at Syracuse, for which he had his best season in 2011 with more than 800 yards receiving to go with six touchdowns. It earned him an All-Big East Second Team selection thanks to the highest receiving yards total for a junior in school history.

Nation Of Orange - Laray Smith Talks Recruitment, Syracuse Interest
Being from the New York City area, Smith already has established relationships with current Syracuse players and commits. He said he knows Brandon Reddish and Wayne Morgan, and played with incoming freshman Alvin Cornelius growing up. Those relationships could be a factor for Smith. "It would make me feel a lot more comfortable to play with people I’ve been playing with all my life," he said.

Syracuse recruit Jerami Grant helps USA to FIBA Americas U-18 gold medal |
Syracuse University's Jerami Grant scored seven points and grabbed seven rebounds to help the United States to an 81-56 victory over host Brazil in the gold medal game in the FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship in Sao Sebastiao do Paraiso, Brazil, on Wednesday.

Former Syracuse walk-on Ryan Cahak gets assistant coaching job at Lipscomb University |
Cahak will become a member of Lipscomb coach Scott Sanderson's staff, replacing former assistant Jay Walton. Sanderson, the son of former Alabama coach Wimp Sanderson, just finished his 13th season at Lipscomb. The Bisons went 13-18 last year. Lipscomb transitioned from the NAIA level to the NCAA's Division I level under Sanderson, who has a 210-183 career record at Lipscomb.

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