Scoop Jardine

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Carter-Williams Rising Above Adversity, Doing It All For Syracuse

Focused Michael Carter-Williams is rising above off-court adversity and playing a leading role for the Syracuse Orange.



Syracuse Survives Gutsy Wisconsin, Moves On To Elite 8

C.J. Fair broke out of a scoring slump with 15 points and top-seeded Syracuse held on for a 64-63 victory over fourth-seeded Wisconsin on Thursday night in the East Regional semifinals.


Scoop Jardine and Brandon Triche of the Syracuse Orange celebrate a play with teammates against the Kansas State Wildcats during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on March 17, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Syracuse Advances Past Kansas State, Into ‘Sweet Sixteen’

Scoop Jardine’s 16 points helped lead the #1 seed Syracuse defeat the Kansas State Wildcats, 75-59. The Orange advance onto Sweet Sixteen.


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‘Cuse Leans On Kris Joseph For Leadership In Quest For NCAA Title

Kris Joseph, a 6-foot-7 small forward, leads Syracuse in scoring, averaging 13.8 points and nearly five rebounds, and is tied for second on the team in steals.


C.J. Fair of the Syracuse Orange drives for a shot attempt against Kadeem Jack of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights in the first half at Louis Brown Athletic Center on February 19, 2012 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Syracuse Beats Big East Rival Rutgers, 74-64

Syracuse Orange edged out Rutgers on Sunday afternoon, 74-64. The Orange improve to 27-1.


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Scoop Jardine A Key Cog In Orange’s Success

Deep inside, Jardine probably won’t ever change. He’s still the same guy who once threw a half-court, alley-oop pass in a high school playoff game that clicked, propelling his team to a lopsided victory.


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Jardine, Syracuse Top UConn 85-67

Jardine hit three 3-pointers and a layup in the closing minutes to break open a tense game, finishing with a season-high 21 points to lift the second-ranked Orange to an 85-67 victory over slumping Connecticut on Saturday.


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Rothstein Files: Boeheim Likes Feel Of Balanced Syracuse Attack

Syracuse’s outstanding depth has been without question their biggest strength this season and the major reason why the Orange are 23-1 and a likely lock for a number one seed in the NCAA Tournament.


Jamal Coombs-McDaniel #4, Kemba Walker #15, Charles Okwandu #35 and Alex Oriakhi #34 of the Connecticut Huskies react after a call late in the second half against the Syracuse Orange during the semifinals of the 2011 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 11, 2011. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Walker Leads No. 21 UConn Into Big East Finals

Kemba Walker had 33 points and 12 rebounds in another phenomenal performance and the No. 21 Huskies held off No. 11 Syracuse 76-71 in overtime Friday night in the Big East tournament semifinals.


Syracuse's Matt Lyde-Cajuste hustles for the ball during an NCAA college basketball game at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y., Saturday, March 5, 2011. Syracuse defeated DePaul, 107-52. (AP/Heather Ainsworth)

Heading Into MSG, No. 11 Syracuse Orange On A Roll

Swoon? What swoon? Syracuse point guard Scoop Jardine and the rest of the No. 11 Orange have forgotten all about an uncharacteristic skid that began in mid-January and sent them from No. 3 to No. 17 in a span of two weeks.


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Syracuse Overwhelms DePaul 107-59, Clinched Double-Bye

Jackson didn’t get his 18th double-double of the season Saturday, but he did OK with 14 points, seven rebounds and four blocks as No. 12 Syracuse overwhelmed DePaul 107-59, the most lopsided game in Big East history.


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Orange Reloaded And Ready To Go

Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim is in a good place as he starts his 35th season as coach at his alma mater — he has a seemingly endless well of talent.