"First of all, he's a winner. We had three years of battles with them, all of which were awesome. This year, in the semifinals, we had a four-point lead with 40 seconds left and Kaleb hit a three, then made a steal on one of our guys. "He's as good an on-ball defender as you'll get."
Bromley is Syracuse's top prospect this year and, according to one NFL analyst, the defensive tackle's stock may be trending upward a little more than a month away from the NFL Draft. Gil Brandt, the former vice president of player personnel for the Dallas Cowboys and current NFL.com analyst, believes Bromley is a fifth- or sixth-round pick. He has been considered a sixth- or seventh-round selection according to CBS Sports.
"We had a good family discussion last night and felt comfortable with the direction it went,'' Tony McIntyre, Ennis' father, said Thursday. "Tyler felt comfortable. He wanted to make the decision before the weekend.''
With a 3-seed in the South and two potential games 150 miles down the Thruway in Buffalo looming, hope sprung eternal. Yet, the same problems that hampered the Orange the last month of the season surfaced again when the stakes mattered most. Here’s a look at why Syracuse’s promising start turned sour.
"I live by the philosophy that my father gave me," Mike recollected during a conversation in his Melo Center office during the SU season just completed. "He told me: 'Work hard, surround yourself with good people and good things will happen.' I've had opportunities to go, and they were good ones. But they were never good enough for me to say, 'I'm going to leave good people where good things have happened for me.'
Kailah Kempney is Syracuse's all-time leader in draw controls,and looks to pad her total against Duke on Saturday.
Prices for the West Regional NCAA Tournament tickets at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California have been on the rise over the past few days since San Diego State University defeated North Dakota State to punch their ticket back to Southern California.