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"Very few schools seem to have a more narrow focus and have as much success as Syracuse on the recruiting trail."

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Elite Class of 2015 basketball recruit Malachi Richardson chooses Syracuse |

"I kept it a secret the whole week," he said. "Nobody knew except my mom and dad."

Malachi Richardson to Syracuse: What the Orange are getting - NCAA Basketball - Sporting News

"Very few schools seem to have a more narrow focus and have as much success as Syracuse on the recruiting trail," Snow wrote.

Five-star junior Malachi Richardson commits to Syracuse -

Richardson has terrific length, and his handle and passing are getting better. He'll simply find ways to get points at the next level. Playing with Team Final on the EYBL circuit, Richardson averaged 15.0 points and shot 39 percent from 3-point range.

5-star wing Richardson verbally commits to Orange | The Daily Orange

"Jim Boeheim is a great coach," Richardson said. "Also having my parents close with not too far of a ride is good. I love everything about Syracuse."

Texas Bowl is Syracuse's sixth all-time trip to the Lone Star State |

The Orange is 1-3-1 all-time in Texas, with all five games played against schools that were, at one time or another, part of the Southwest Conference. However, Houston was an independent at the time of Syracuse’s visit in 1970.

The story behind Syracuse's 2013-14 men's basketball poster, a mosaic featuring C.J. Fair |

Have you seen Syracuse's basketball poster for the 2013-14 season? They've been around town, hanging on sandwich shop walls and in storefront windows. If you were lucky enough to find a stack, you probably grabbed one (or five). It's the latest in a long line of terrific Syracuse posters, but this one may have been the best yet.

Syracuse women's lacrosse team picked No. 3 in Inside Lacrosse preseason poll |

The Syracuse women's lacrosse team was picked No. 3 in the country in Inside Lacrosse's preseason rankings.

Syracuse football roundtable: If Orange loses in Texas Bowl, will season be considered a success? |

Will there be disappointment in the football building if Syracuse returns from Houston without a Texas Bowl trophy? Sure. But there are tangible benefits from simply reaching the postseason that carry far more weight than the branding repercussions that come from not adding a trophy to the Iocolano-Petty Football Wing.

Syracuse basketball is an oasis in our otherwise desolate sporting landscape (Bud & Brent Show) |

The Orange, ranked second in the nation, is bound for Madison Square Garden and a Sunday date with St. John's. It'll do so, thankfully, carrying the banner of victory.

Former Syracuse football lineman Justin Pugh has been among best at his position in rookie class |

"You're just showing the guys in this locker room that you're reliable and this organization can count on you to go out there and play every snap, every weekend you take pride in that," Pugh said, according to

Shafer plans to begin recruiting in Texas | The Daily Orange

"Who knows? Maybe this can be a bridge that opens up some opportunity to recruit some kids, and they can watch our guys play, and this is how relationships are built," Shafer said. "Maybe we can find a couple and start the bridge down from Syracuse, N.Y., to Houston, Texas."

End of Semester Report Cards: Syracuse Football Gets Regular Season Grades : Orange Fizz

Syracuse finished the regular season 6-6 and 4-4 in the ACC. At times, the team looked inconsistent but when it looked strong, it looked really strong. The highlight of the season came down to six seconds remaining in the regular season when Terrel Hunt completed a short pass to Josh Parris to send the Orange to its third bowl game in the last four seasons. Now that Syracuse is bowl bound, here’s the program’s evaluation.

Reliable Tyler Ennis leading Syracuse | The Juice Online

So, go ahead. Tug on his ears. Rev his engine up. "Ol’ Reliable," Tyler Ennis, is just beginning to rev up his engine. Boeheim’s Bunch would be wise to enjoy the ride because it appears Ennis is built to run like a Cadillac of Syracuse point guards.

Time Machine: St. John's vs. Syracuse - Rumble In The Garden

Syracuse has a eight-game winning streak against St. John’s. In fact, the Johnnies last win, a 64-60 decision, came in 2007 at the Garden.