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GameThread: Syracuse basketball vs. Virtus Roma

And just like that, Syracuse basketball’s romp through Italy wraps up today as the team faces off against Virtus Roma in, you guessed it, Rome. The game starts at 1 pm today and concludes the Orange’s four-game tour of...

Six takeaways from Syracuse basketball’s 115-56 win over the Siena All-Stars in Italy

The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team remained undefeated in Italy (3-0), taking down the Siena Saints All-Stars by a final score of 115-56 on Saturday. Most of you were probably sleeping given the 6 a.m. ET tip, but the...

Syracuse 115, Siena Summer Select 56: Orange Move to 3-0 in Italy

Fresh off a 103-54 drubbing of Oxygen Bassano on Wednesday, Syracuse basketball followed up with an even more lopsided 115-56 win on Saturday, moving to 3-0 on their tour across Italy. Facing off against Siena Summer Select, SU was...

Who’s the most likeable top 25 team for 2019? (LINKS)

I know, you guys love arbitrary rankings. And today’s is among the most arbitrary we’ve yet seen: Ranking college football’s top 25 based on likability, In the USA Today piece, they take a look at all 25 teams in the...

Syracuse basketball recruiting update for 2020 and beyond

The Syracuse Orange basketball roster is set for 2019, but recruiting for 2020 and beyond is fast and fervent. With a 5-man freshman class made up of Joe Girard III, Brycen Goodine, Jesse Edwards, Quincy Guerrier, and Jon Bol Ajak,...

Get to Know Your Orange Man: #78, OL Darius Tisdale

Name: Darius Tisdale Position: Offensive Line Year: (Redshirt) Sophomore Height: 6’4” Weight: 295 Hometown: South Brunswick, N.J. High School: South Brunswick (via Lackawanna C.C.) 2018 stats: Played on the offensive line for the sixth-ranked Lackawanna C.C. squad that won the El Toro Bowl. 2019 projections: Could very...

Syracuse basketball streaming schedule for Italy games

For those of you that might’ve forgot, the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team has departed for Italy and will begin playing exhibition games against select clubs starting today. The team logged eight official practices prior to the trip and...

Get To Know Your Orange Man: #84, WR Nate Wellington

Name: Nate Wellington Position: Wide Receiver Year: Freshman Height: 5’10” Weight: 177 Hometown: Skaneateles, N.Y. High School: Skaneateles 2018 stats: Played a significant role on offense for the Lakers, catching 59 passes for 1,059 yards and 11 touchdowns en route to Skaneateles winning the Section III...

Will Syracuse’s top 3 strengths from 2018 carry over to 2019?

The Syracuse Orange football program had a breakout year in 2018. Reaching 10 wins is a big deal around these parts, and the Orange had a lot of key markers for success. However, there were a few specific areas...

Get to Know Your Orange Man: #87, TE Luke Benson

Name: Luke Benson Position: Tight End Year: Freshman Height: 6’3” Weight: 210 lbs. Hometown: Chalfont, PA High School: Central Bucks West 2018 stats: Caught 12 passes for 202 yards and four touchdowns. Also played on the defensive line. 2019 projections: Benson seems like a guy who...

Recruiting: Canadian WR Kevin Mital to join Orange, per report

The Syracuse Orange aren’t done yet with the 2019 recruiting class, apparently. According to Journal de Quebec’s Richard Boutin, wide receiver Kevin Mital will be added to the roster on scholarship as soon as he gets his student visa. Mital...

How has SU over/underperformed vs. recruiting rankings? (LINKS)

As we discuss pretty frequently, recruiting rankings do matter and in many cases, directly correlate to the number of wins a team collects in a given season. There are other factors there too, of course: Schedule, injuries and coaching...

ACC football 2019 position preview: Linebackers

The Syracuse Orange hit a hard reset at linebacker for the second straight season, and while there’s a promising bit of talent remaining on the roster, they have very little experience. So until that group takes the field, it’s...

Get to Know Your Orange Man: #90, DE Ishmael Goulbourne

Name: Ishmael Goulbourne Position: Defensive End Year: Freshman Height: 6’3” Weight: 205 Hometown: West Palm Beach, Fla. High School: Dwyer 2018 stats: Earned All-District honors for the Dwyer High School team he helped guide to an 11-2 record and to the Class 7A regional semifinals. 2019 projections:...

‘GTL’ will always mean ‘Gym, Touchdowns, Laundry’ with this new TNIAAM shirt

With a new football season less than a month away, what better way to commemorate the occasion than with this new shirt, which you can purchase on BreakingT. ...

Get to Know Your Orange Man: #8, DB Antwan Cordy

Name: Antwan Cordy Position: Nickel Cornerback Year: (Redshirt) Senior Height: 5’8” Weight: 189 lbs. Hometown: Homestead, Fla. High School: South Dade 2018 stats: After missing most of the previous two seasons, Cordy returned to play in ten games last year. He had twenty-seven tackles, one sack...

Carmelo Anthony is the best basketball player who never played the game

Anybody can understand the game of basketball. It doesn’t take much to grasp how the game is played within the rules that govern the sport. For those who frequent this site, I probably don’t need to spell all of...

Who’s worth watching as SU football camp starts? (LINKS)

Syracuse Orange football camp started on Friday, and that means the 2019 season’s officially upon us after the (very) long offseason. There are plenty of things to watch out for during camp over the next few weeks, and we’ll...

‘GTL’ now stands for Gym, Touchdowns, Laundry

While we were concerned about how Tommy DeVito would be able to replace Eric Dungey’s production as the Syracuse Orange’s quarterback this year, we were equally worried about how the former four-star recruit could replicate his predecessor’s ability to...

Get to Know Your Orange Man: #10, QB Drew Gunther

Name: Drew Gunther Position: Quarterback Year: Freshman Height: 6’2” Weight: 203 Hometown: Chester Springs, Pa. High School: Malvern Prep 2018 stats: Threw for 2,136 passing yards with 24 touchdowns in an 11-0 season — the second in Inter-Ac League history. Also set the conference single-game record...

Can SU be both underrated AND ranked at the same time? (LINKS)

By this point, you’ve already seen that the Syracuse Orange football team is ranked 22nd in the preseason Coaches Poll. Coincidentally, everyone else has noticed too, and the Athletic’s Stewart Mandel actually thinks that Syracuse may be underrated. It’s not...