clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Syracuse Daily Links - Curtis Dukes Staying At Penn State, SU Not Interested

Getty Images

Penn State RB Curtis Dukes Tells Fizz He’s Staying, Will Not Transfer to SU : Orange Fizz
Penn State RB Curtis Dukes tells The Fizz he is staying in Happy Valley, and will not join Syracuse. Last night, after things had cooled down over the last 48 hours on the possible transfer front, Dukes confirmed to us via text that none his potential landing schools followed up, and that he will remain a Nittany Lion for his final two years of eligibility.

Syracuse University Athletics - Hopkins On ESPN List Of Underrated Impact Recruiters
ESPN basketball commentator Jay Bilas has named his list of "five underrated impact recruiters" and Syracuse assistant Mike Hopkins is on the list.

Syracuse Football 12 in '12: No.6 Dyshawn Davis |
The guy who may have made the biggest impact a season ago and has the most to gain is Dyshawn Davis. Davis was fifth on the team a season ago with 43 tackles. He added 10.5 tackles for a loss and four sacks.

Syracuse basketball recruiting profile: James Young |
The Syracuse coaching staff appears to be facing an uphill battle in its efforts to recruit James Young. Earlier this spring, Young openly campaigned to receive a scholarship offer from Kentucky. He got the offer in May, but so far he hasn’t committed. In fact, he recently put out a list of five schools that consisted of Kentucky, Kansas, Michigan State, Ohio State and Arizona. However, sources tell the Post-Standard that Syracuse remains interested and is trying to stay involved.

Eulogizing the 2012 College Lacrosse Season: (15) Syracuse - College Crosse
Syracuse did a good job of simply surviving itself in 2012. While the Orange's overall strength of schedule wasn't impossibly imposing, Syracuse went through this slate while enduring a goalie rotation that eventually ended with a freshman spending time between the pipes, an offensive midfield that never quite found total cohesion (and featured two starters that shot at or below 20 percent on the year (Marasco (18.2) and Lecky (20)), a face-off situation that could be best described as "Poison," and a man-up unit -- a unit that the Orange pretty heavily relied on to generate tallies -- that didn't find its stride until May.

Nation Of Orange - 2013 PG Tyler Ennis of Team Canada
2013 Tyler Ennis is the point guard and floor leader for CIA Bounce and Team Canada. Ennis talks to Coast 2 Coast Hoops at the Nike Global Challenge in this video interview.

Five-Star Basketball - 2012 Summer All-American Teams
F Andrew Wiggins, CIA Bounce The 2014 recruit is considered one of the top talents in the country, regardless of class. While playing on the 17U team, Wiggins dominated on the floor, displaying an uncanny skill-set with extraordinary athleticism. Wiggins played at a high level the entire summer, including the Nike Global Challenge and EYBL Finals at Peach Jam.

Nation Of Orange - Orange Outlook: D-Line
Remember back on that night in April, when we were all really excited when Chandler Jones was drafted 21st overall by the Patriots? Yeah, great for the program and all that jazz, but we all overlooked one thing: the terrible, terrible affect it has on Syracuse for this year. Syracuse has a limited number of threats from the line, here’s a quick look at them.

Syracuse University football quarterback Charley Loeb gained coach's confidence with good spring |
Loeb, a junior eligibility-wise, has the most game experience of the group noted above, and that is limited. He has thrown only five passes in his SU career, all in the 2010 season. He lettered last season by serving as the holder on PAT kicks and field goals.

The Morning Orange: One more thing (at least) about Floyd Little -- He's become an author |
Six years ago, he was the centerpiece of "Floyd Little’s Tales From The Broncos Sideline," a collection of the man’s memories of those days spent playing pro ball in Denver where he gained more than 12,000 all-purpose yards between 1967-'75. And now? Well, now we’re just days removed from the release of "Promises to Keep: My Run From Syracuse To The Hall."

2012 London Olympics: Team USA Bombs Nigeria | Bleeding Orange
Leading the charge was former Orange(man) Carmelo Anthony. Helped by a torrid 10-12 performance from deep, Carmelo dropped 37 points on Nigeria…in 14 minutes of play. Though not really close to the all-time Olympic record (55 scored by Brazilian legend Oscar Schmidt in 1988), Anthony’s 37 is the US Olympic record (previously held by Stephon Marbury, who scored 31 against Spain in 2004).

Big East: Khaseem Green's heads league's linebackers -
Marquis Spruill, junior, Syracuse A second-team all conference selection and two-year starter for the Orange, Spruill is returning from injury to start preseason camp. Coach Doug Marrone said Spruill would have to earn his starting spot back, but it's hard to imagine he'd keep the junior off the field.

Former Syracuse football center Ryan Bartholomew waived by Arizona Cardinals |
Bartholomew, who was just moved to the Cardinals’ regular roster from the practice squad this spring, said he was working as Arizona’s backup center before a knee injury suffered in a recent practice put him on the sidelines.

Syracuse is now ranked as one of the Top Metros for Drinking by The Huffington Post. How do you feel about that, Cuse?