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  • How former Syracuse basketball star Eric Devendorf turned tweets into hoops lessons

    ESPN "It's still chilly in Syracuse, New York, in early April, so Eric Devendorf is dressed in gray sweatpants and a black hoodie. The former star point guard for the Syracuse Orange is at a park near his house, palming a basketball in the far corner of a concrete patio, a stone wall to..." May 28

  • Prodigy players bypassing college basketball for NBA G League no big deal

    CBS Sports "Daishen Nix's recent decision to play for the NBA's G League rather than join UCLA and play college basketball next season has been called a possible "sea-change moment" for the sport -- and not in a good way. That after fellow five-star prospect Jalen Green also..." May 08

  • Syracuse coaches Jim Boeheim, Dino Babers take voluntary pay cuts

    National Post "Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim and football coach Dino Babers are among staff members to take a voluntary pay cut as the university faces a multimillion-dollar shortfall because of the coronavirus pandemic. Boeheim, Babers and athletic director John Wildhack have volunteered to..." April 20

  • Ranking the best one-and-done players ever

    The Score "When the NBA changed its draft rules in 2005, it ushered in the era of one-and-done players. The result has been numerous blink-of-an-eye college basketball sensations, with some continuing to star in the pros. The period between 2006-08 was really something else, with three of the..." April 11

  • March Madness: The 10 biggest national championship upsets in NCAA Tournament history

    CBS Sports "It's called March "Madness" for a reason. The upsets that crush your bracket every year happen all month, but as the tournament goes deeper, the chances of a monumental upset in a later round get more slim. But that's not to say that there have not been upsets in the national..." April 07

  • Syracuse lands Illinois transfer Alan Griffin, son of Raptors Asst. Adrian Griffin

    CBS Sports "An Illinois guard who helped key the program's turnaround in the 2019-20 season is transferring to Syracuse, he told 247Sports. Alan Griffin, a 6-foot-5 guard and 41.6 percent 3-point shooter as a sophomore, will have two years of eligibility with the Orange. Griffin..." April 05

  • NCAA unlikely to grant extra eligibility year to winter athletes

    The Score "The NCAA is unlikely to grant another year of eligibility to student-athletes who participate in winter sports and had their seasons and tournaments cut short due to the coronavirus outbreak, reports Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Spring student-athletes are still in line to..." March 18

  • Sophomore 5-star guard Dior Johnson commits to Syracuse

    ESPN "Five-star sophomore guard Dior Johnson committed to Syracuse on Friday evening. Johnson made the announcement on Twitter. "I love the coaching staff as we've been building a strong relationship since I've been in the 7th grade," Johnson..." February 08

  • Buddy Boeheim playing sweet for Syracuse

    Times Union "With the shot clock about to expire in an overtime game on the road against the reigning national champion, Syracuse guard Buddy Boeheim curls far behind the arc on the right wing. He barely glances at his target, then launches a shot over the outstretched arms of a Virginia..." January 18