"That would be cool if we got paid, if everybody got a stipend for the same amount. That would definitely be a lot better because I know a couple guys that need it, but right now I'm just thinking about the season. I don't have time to think about all the outside stuff."
"Some of the people that don't get as much money are the ones without financial aid. If you put a set amount that everyone could get per year. If you said you get this amount and maybe the kids with financial aid get a little more just because they don't have the support from back home. I think everyone would get an equal amount during the year. A little spending money. Everyone wants to keep up with the trends and have some nice stuff too." - Jarrod West
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"He was 6-foot three years ago,'' Myers said Thursday. "A year later, he was 6-3. Another year, he was 6-6 and now he's 6-9. He's grown three inches a year for the past three years. He's gone from being a guard to a 6-9 forward.''
"When he got the Syracuse offer he was giddy," Moyer's father, Fred, said Wednesday night. "It's been crazy, crazy. (The past month) I'm getting calls at work from all different area codes. I've gotten six calls since I've been on the phone with you. It's crazy, but we're not complaining. He's worked hard for this."
We reached out to Syracuse recruiting junkie Dean Francis, who runs the recruiting blog Otto’s World, to get some insights into the current status of several targets on the Orange radar. Francis has been on the recruiting scene since 2000, and offers a ton of insight and knowledge on the top prospects year in and year out.
The conference recognized a record 3,967 student-athletes across the conference including 229 recipients from Syracuse University. Amongst the 229 acknowledged from SU, Kayla Treanor stood out as the rising junior was named the ACC's Spring Sport Player of the Year for women's lacrosse.
The USA East Coast, a team made up of college players including Syracuse's B.J. Johnson and Tyler Roberson, was defeated by host Estonia, 77-65, in the 2014 Tallinn Cup in Estonia. Johnson had 11 points and two rebounds while Roberson contributed six points and a squad-best 16 rebounds.