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Syracuse Daily Links - MCW Gunnin' For Top Pick, Coach Shafer Hangs Out

Michael Carter-Williams tells Yahoo! Sports that if he puts in the work, he can go No. 1. Also, watch the Scott Shafer Google Hangout interview.


NBA-bound Michael Carter-Williams gives Kansas' Ben McLemore front-runner status as top draft pick - Yahoo! Sports

"If I go in the pre-draft camp and kill it and do the things I know I can do, I don't see why not," Carter-Williams told Yahoo! Sports on Wednesday.

Michael Carter-Williams continues Syracuse basketball trend of players leaving early for NBA |

Carter-Williams becomes the eighth SU player since 2008 and ninth since 2003 to declare early for the NBA Draft. Only Kentucky (15 players) and Kansas (10 players) have more early entrants for the NBA Draft since 2008.

Syracuse basketball guard Michael Carter-Williams declares for the NBA Draft |

"He talked with us and he talked with the coaches," Carter-Zegarowski said. "And I think there was definitely a feeling that this was the year for him to come out. I still think it's a risk. I think it's a shame that they have seven days to decide (their basketball futures)."

Syracuse's Michael Carter-Williams entering NBA draft | One And One -

The biggest question with Carter-Williams at this point, though, is his perimeter shooting. Right now, he’s just not a capable shooter. He only made 29 percent of his 120 three-point attempts this season, and a Synergy breakdown into subcategories shows that Carter-Williams was average or worse in every perimeter shooting aspect: long twos, catch-and-shoot, shots off the dribble, guarded, unguarded, etc.

Syracuse's Andy Rautins leads Tulsa into NBA D-League playoffs |

Andy Rautins, who played at Syracuse University from 2005 to 2010, will lead the Tulsa 66ers into the NBA D-League's playoffs tonight. Tulsa opens the playoffs with a best-of-three series against the Canton Charge tonight in Tulsa.

Freshman Kayla Treanor provides Syracuse women's lacrosse with another valuable scoring option |

"She's been awesome," Murray said. "She's just learning really quickly and just feeding off the rest of the offense. It's been great to have just another option on the offense to really be a threat."

Former Syracuse University basketball star Triche will take the mound for Syracuse Chiefs |

Syracuse University basketball player Brandon Triche will throw out the first pitch at the Syracuse Chiefs' home opener at NBT Bank Stadium at 2 p.m. Friday against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs.

NBA Draft Stock Watch: Ben McLemore, C.J. Fair Turned Heads In NCAA Tournament

Syracuse lost to Michigan in the Final Four, but C.J. Fair was the only reason the Orange were in the game. The silky smooth left-handed Fair has a tremendous touch around the hoop, and a la Chris Bosh, is highly deft shooting the ball out to the three, where he converted 49 percent of his tries this season. Should he declare, Fair is a likely top 10 pick.

Looking back, moving forward: Syracuse’s 2012-13 season was memorable, but it’s time to turn to next year | The Daily Orange

Syracuse’s first season in the ACC will add some extra attention to each game. And with the standout players the Orange has coming in, combined with the players already on the team, SU is in good position to compete for a championship in its first year in the league.

Syracuse University Athletics - Thomas Honored for Excellence in Strength and Conditioning

Throughout his four years in Orange, strong safety Shamarko Thomas has been known for his dedication on the field, off the field and in the weight room. Thomas was recognized for his devotion to strength training and conditioning by being honored with an All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year award. The accolade is presented by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

Syracuse University Athletics - Women's Lacrosse Hosts "Sticking Together" Reception Friday

The Syracuse women's lacrosse program will host a reception on Friday, April 12 to celebrate the team's recent success and unveil the new locker room renovations. "Sticking Together: A Night of Women's Lacrosse" will be held in Club 4.4 in the Carrier Dome following the Orange's game against Louisville.

Jeff Fischel hosts a Google+ Hangout with new Syracuse Head Football Coach Scott Shafer. The two are joined by former Notre Dame, Georgia Tech and NFL great Dorsey Levens, who is a Syracuse native. They will talk Coach Shafer's first year as the head coach, spring practice, the Orange's first year in the ACC and former QB Ryan Nassib's draft prospects amongst other things.