The Mark Coyle Athletic Director hire has deservingly dominated the Syracuse University headlines these last few days, but it’s also been a busy week for Syracuse basketball. Highly coveted 2016 point guard Tyus Battle reopened his commitment and Gerry McNamara offered a scholarship to the second best player in the 2017 class. Battle was right at the top of Syracuse’s list for...
Michael Porter pared his list down to 17 – no that’s not a joke – and Syracuse was a part of it. But does that mean he is really interested in SU? Probably not. But this does: Syracuse.com spoke with Porter and he told Donna Ditota that he called Gerry McNamara after rooming with Matt Moyer at a camp in Virginia. Moyer used the rooming opportunity to do a little recruiting...
Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU basketball news Well, it finally happened. Syracuse earned a commitment from a player that will be attending the school after I graduate, and man do I feel old! On Friday, Matthew Moyer announced his commitment to play for Jim Boeheim and the Syracuse Orange. Moyer, a 6’8” rising junior ,was offered a scholarship by coach Boeheim on...
Despite all of Syracuse’s success on the basketball court over the last decade, the school’s lone national championship came back in 2003 when Carmelo Anthony, Gerry McNamara and Hakim Warrick led the Orangemen to a 81-78 victory over Kansas in New Orleans. As we found out yesterday via Reddit, at least one fan still likes to remind himself of the result every day. Check out...
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