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Syracuse Daily Links - Ennis Is Freshman Of The Week, Recruits Visiting SU

After helping lead Syracuse to the Maui Invitational title, Tyler Ennis is the Freshman of the Week.

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After helping lead Syracuse to the Maui Invitational title, Tyler Ennis is the Freshman of the Week.

3-star WR Ishmael prepares to visit top-choice Syracuse | The Daily Orange

"It’s definitely my No. 1 school," Ishmael said, "but I have to visit and see a few things."

Q&A with Hoosiers beat writer Robby Howard of Indiana Daily Student | The Daily Orange

No. 4 Syracuse hosts Indiana in a Sweet 16 rematch on Tuesday night. The Daily Orange spoke with Robby Howard, the sports editor at the Indiana Daily Student about the game.

Malachi Richardson, one of the top Class of 2015 shooting guards, will visit Syracuse Tuesday |

Richardson has narrowed his list to six schools; Syracuse and Indiana made that cut.

Wilson: Syracuse reaches bowl eligibility after players buy in to Shafer | The Daily Orange

"Coach Shafe used to talk to us about how we could build the program back up and get it back to the level of prestige that it once was, so that’s what we try to do," Spruill said. "We’re getting there. Three bowl games in four years. We’ve set a bar in the ACC — not a bar as high as we wanted to — but for the first year in a new conference it was good for me."

Syracuse quarterback Drew Allen on decision to transfer from Oklahoma: 'I don't regret anything' |

"I would have regretted it more if I hadn't," Allen said. "I would be down at Oklahoma, who knows, maybe I get a shot, maybe I don't. You know, whatever. But I wasn't going to leave that up to chance. I pursued this path because I believed in it."

Why yes, Syracuse has drawn 30,000 for a nonconference basketball game in December before |

Syracuse has drawn 30,000 for a nonleague December game twice since the Carrier Dome opened. Once was on Dec. 10, 1983, when a top-ranked North Carolina team with a junior by the name of Michael Jordan trounced the Orange 87-64 before a crowd of 32,235. The other time was Dec. 2, 1989, when then-No. 1 Syracuse handled No. 16 Temple 73-56 in its most notable early-season home game.

If Syracuse fails to earn bowl invite it would be first eligible power conference team to miss since 2007 |

No bowl-eligible team from an automatic qualifying conference have been omitted from the postseason since 2007 when Louisville, South Carolina and Iowa all finished 6-6 and didn't participate in the postseason. There were three fewer bowl games back then and six fewer spots.

1160AM ESPN Ithaca - Silverman Says

Well, it went to Maui. A tropical island. So how can Syracuse top that for next season? Is there a better place on this planet to leave frigid CNY and play a basketball tournament in? I don’t believe one exists. So instead, I picked places that may or may not exist.

Mike Lindsley returns to The Score 1260 in Syracuse, bumping out Doug Gottlieb |

Lindsley will return to the afternoon drive on Cumulus Media-owned radio station The Score 1260 (WSKO-AM) starting Monday, December 9th. "The Mike Lindsley Show: In The Cell" will broadcast from 3-6 p.m. on weekdays, bumping out famed Syracuse basketball-hater Doug Gottlieb.

CBS' Jerry Palm says Syracuse one of four bubble teams fighting for three bowl spots |

"These are not merit-based rules," Palm said. "The standings don't matter much. They really care about how a team travels. Even something like when a basketball game is being played might be a factor. If Syracuse has a basketball game during that period it would make it less attractive because fans would stay home to watch that. Even things like that matter."

Former Syracuse basketball star Michael Carter-Williams putting his NBA salary in a trust fund |

Carter-Williams is living off endorsement deals in his rookie season with the Philadelphia 76ers.