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Syracuse, Kentucky lead nation in basketball attendance

With a subpar outing during the 2014-15 season, the Syracuse men’s basketball team had a lackluster, if not incredibly forgettable year. Partially attributing to the 18-13 season was the program’s self-imposed, post-season ban in response to ongoing NCAA investigations into past infractions by the team. This is the third season that Syracuse has finished with fewer than 20 wins...
Via Campus Sports Net
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Syracuse Basketball Led Nation In 2014-15 Average Home Attendance, Kentucky Had Highest Total Attendance

2014-15 was a pretty forgettable season for Syracuse men’s basketball. The program self-imposed a post-season ban with NCAA violations looming, and finished 18-13, just the third season that Syracuse has finished with fewer than 20 wins under Jim Boeheim. Despite all of that, Orange fans still turned out in a big way this season, edging out Kentucky for the national lead in average...
Via College Spun
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Syracuse Basketball Profile: Matthew Moyer

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim This week I will feature Class of 2016 Syracuse basketball commit Matthew Moyer. Moyer is a 6’8″ wing forward that will be playing his senior year for South Kent (Conn.) Prep. He had recruiting offers from Ohio State, Penn State, Wisconsin, and Kansas. Moyer made an unofficial visit to Syracuse, presented an offer, and chose to commit the next day...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Impact of Mike Hopkins Official Appointment on Recruiting

Recently, newly appointed Athletic Director Mark Coyle made official what all Orange fans had assumed for years; Mike Hopkins will be Jim Boeheim’s successor. What remains to be seen, and will continue to be a mystery until the day that Jim Boeheim retires, is what exactly this appointment means for Syracuse basketball. Fans will get a glimpse into the Hopkins era this year, when...
Via Orange Fizz
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Could This Be Jim Boeheim’s Last Year At Syracuse?

Now that it is officially official and Mike Hopkins will be the next head coach at SU, maybe Coach Boeheim’s time will come to an end sooner than expected. Of course, Boeheim says he “intends” to retire in 3 years, based on the announcement of the NCAA Sanctions last March. I’ve long held the belief that this would be his final year, and in fact thought he would have retired...
Via Orange Fizz
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball: Mike Hopkins Will Succeed Jim Boeheim As Head Coach After 2017-18 Season

Update: Syracuse has released a statement about Hopkins’ designation as next head coach. “For more than 25 years, Mike Hopkins has demonstrated the true meaning of Orange pride and loyalty,” says Chancellor Syverud. “He has contributed so much to the success of the Syracuse basketball program. I know Mike is ready to lead the program into the future and carry forward...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Official: Hopkins Will Succeed Boeheim

After a lot of speculation since the NCAA sanctions came down, and the uncertainty revolving around Jim Boeheim’s remaining tenure at Syracuse University, word has come down that Mike Hopkins has, at long last, finally, officially be named the head coach in waiting. Sports Illustrated writer and Syracuse alum Pete Thamel was the first to report the […]
Via Otto's Grove
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball: Syracuse “Throwback Thursday” Photo Features Bespectacled Jim Boeheim Playing For Orange

Syracuse basketball got into the weekly social media tradition of “Throwback Thursday” on Instagram this afternoon. The program posted a black-and-white photo of a Syracuse game from the 1960′s, and one of the Orange players looks very familiar.  The man shooting is Dave Bing, who went on to have a legendary NBA career. The bespectacled young man bracing himself for a possible...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse loses scholarships, vacates 108 wins, on probation

The NCAA on Friday announced penalties for Syracuse’s athletic programs for committing multiple violations, and the sanctions against the basketball program are particularly harsh. The sanctions include losing 12 scholarships (three for each of the next four seasons); vacating 108 wins (from the 2005, 2006, 2007, 2011 and 2012 seasons); probation for five years; fines;...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jim Boeheim curses in postgame conference

Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim is generally a friendly guy, but he’s certainly had episodes with the media that might suggest otherwise. Saturday night, the longtime Orange head man was clearly irked at his post-game press conference after being asked about the NCAA investigation that led to Syracuse banning itself from postseason play this season. When asked about what he’d...
Via College Spun
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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