A month ago, Syracuse was unbeaten, ranked No. 1 and riding high. Now, the Orange are struggling toward the postseason having lost four of five.
The Eagles, whose only conference wins this season were over Virginia Tech, beat a No. 1-ranked team for the third time and first since knocking off then-No. 1 North Carolina in 2009.
“I think you have to be in a place that you have a chance to win a championship. I think Carmelo loves New York, but I would tell him, ‘Let’s try to get some place where you can win this thing.’”
Orange duo C.J. Fair and Tyler Ennis both scored 21 points, and No. 2 Syracuse pulled out a 68-63 victory over St. John’s on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.
“That’s really the most idiotic suggestion of all time,” Boeheim said. “I don’t believe players should be paid. I believe they are getting a tremendous opportunity.”
Arizona coach Sean Miller may very well have the best defensive team he’s ever coached, but either Mayes or York is going to have to emerge as a legitimate outside threat for the Wildcats to get to a Final Four.
The six-time All-Star is worried that general manager Glen Grunwald won’t add an additional piece in the offseason, a source told the New York Post.
Is the 2013 NBA Draft as weak as people are making it out to be? Yes, at the top. There are NO franchise players in this draft.
Boeheim says Anthony has no shot at winning an NBA title with the Knicks. Or at least with these Knicks.
Jim Boeheim sat on a stool most of the night, hand propped against his chin, looking more like a man proctoring a math exam than one coaching a basketball game.
Following the compound leg fracture to Kevin Ware, the Louisville Cardinals say they’re “playing harder.”
Syracuse’s fearsome defense is looking to shut down Michigan’s run-and-gun offense in their Final Four meeting.
Some get paid millions to try and solve the riddle facing the Michigan coaching staff at the Final Four this weekend. How do you score against the Syracuse 2-3 zone defense? Lately, there seems to be no answer.
Can the Shockers continue their surge? It all depends on how they handle Louisville’s relentless pressure.
Focused Michael Carter-Williams is rising above off-court adversity and playing a leading role for the Syracuse Orange.