Category: Syracuse Orange

Ryan Nassib: I’m the Best Quarterback in the NFL Draft

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

There is a growing expectation that former Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib will end up being taken by the Buffalo Bills under the direction of his former head coach, Doug Marrone. Nassib is just happy to be entering the NFL draft. The 23-year-old quarterback is rising up the draft boards and could ...

Michigan Wolverines Look For First National Title in Nearly a Quarter-Century

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Michigan jumped on top of Syracuse early and then held on late, winning 61-56 on Saturday night. Now the Wolverines will play for their first national championship since 1989 tonight against Louisville. Tim Hardaway Jr. and John Beilein joined Dial Global Sports to discuss their victory over Syracuse on Saturday night, ...

Justin Pugh Says Different Teams Have Him Pegged as a Tackle, Guard and Center

Monday, April 8th, 2013

There are three blue-chip offensive tackles at the top of this year's NFL draft, and Justin Pugh isn't considered to be on that tier with Luke Joeckel, Eric Fisher and Lane Johnson. But Pugh is considered to be a first-round candidate. The knock on the Syracuse product is that his ...

Jim Boeheim Is “Shocked” By His Team’s Defense In the Tournament

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Flash back to just about three weeks ago. Syracuse was in the midst of a brutal stretch. The Orange had lost four of five games, including their most embarrassing performance of the season against Georgetown. After that game Jim Boeheim called it "just a blip." But it was clearly more ...

Syracuse, Wichita State, Michigan and Louisville Advance to the Final Four

Monday, April 1st, 2013

What a weekend for college hoops. The Final Four is set in the NCAA tournament and it includes the top overall seed, a great Cinderella story and a pair of No. 4 seeds who had something to prove. Louisville will take on Wichita State and Michigan will face Syracuse in ...

Jim Boeheim Says Indiana, Along With Lousiville, Is the Best Team in College Basketball

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

College basketball is in full swing. The NCAA tournament is underway and numerous upsets have been the story of the tournament so far. There are no shortage of storylines when it comes to March Madness. Syracuse will be trying to continue that upset trend on Thursday night. The Orange squeezed ...

Jim Calhoun on the End of the Big East: “We Have Been, in the Last 15 Years, the Dominant League in the Country.”

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

This time of year is special for many northeastern college basketball fans because it marks the week of the Big East tournament. Some of the biggest powerhouses in college basketball duke it out for conference bragging rights. Well, now with most of the major powers in the Big East moving ...

After Big Win Over Rival Syracuse, John Thompson III Wants Georgetown to Stay Focused, Not Look Too Far Ahead

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

The Georgetown Hoyas played spoiler this past weekend at the Carrier Dome in the final Big East matchup in Syracuse. Georgetown pulled away late in the second half to win 57-46 over the Orange. John Thompson III knows how valuable a big road victory in conference play really is, but ...

After Back-To-Back Wins Over Top-Five Teams, Jay Wright Is Preparing His Team To Be Ready For Attention

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

The college basketball world has been turned upside down this past week thanks to Villanova. The Wildcats had back-to-back victories against a pair of top-five opponents last week. Nova followed its upset of Louisville on Tuesday night by also shocking Syracuse on Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats are now 13-7 overall ...

Jim Boeheim Explains Why He Used the Platform He Did to Speak Out on Gun Control

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Syracuse Head Coach Jim Boeheim waited such a long time for his 900th win in college basketball and entered an exclusive club. Boeheim became just the third Division I men's coach to reach 900 wins in his career. It didn't come easy though on Monday night against Detroit. The Orange ...