TAG: Syracuse University

College / Jan 14, 2014 / 12:00 pm

The 10 Best College Teams Of The Past Decade

Derrick Rose

The best college basketball teams of the decade is a debate that can take forever to hash out, depending on how you define best. When people think of best their first thought is probably always going to be championships. Although that is a great indicator, should that be the only measuring stick to judge the quality of a team and the lasting impression it left on a decade? Read More »

College / Jan 3, 2014 / 11:30 am

National Title Contender Syracuse Once Again Led By A Freshman: Tyler Ennis

Ryan Arcidiacono, Tyler Ennis

AAU culture is supposed to be contaminated. Too much individual. Too much flash. The top high schoolers are supposed to lack the necessary intangibles when talent is no longer enough. Playing within the team can be difficult for young players, especially those infected by the me-first, superstar culture permeating through amateur basketball. This is not the case for Syracuse freshman Tyler Ennis. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / Dec 12, 2013 / 3:00 pm

15 Colleges That Produce The Best NBA Players

Vince Carter

With All-Stars like LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard running the league from an attention standpoint, it’s hard to argue that high schoolers can’t make the successful jump to the NBA. Even international players like Dirk Nowitzki, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili have had Hall of Fame careers after coming to the states. Read More »

College / Nov 12, 2013 / 4:45 pm

The 10 College Basketball Games You Need To Mark On Your Calendar This Season

Patric Young

The college basketball season officially kicked off last week, and with the load of talent and hundreds of games being televised, it’s going to be tough to sort through the top games to watch this season. Don’t sweat it. That’s why I’m here. Read More »

College / Oct 8, 2013 / 5:00 pm

5 Incoming Freshmen That Are Flying Under The Radar This Year

Tyler Ennis

It’s almost that time of year. Yep, you guessed it: College basketball season is almost here, and it goes without saying this will be the year of the frosh. This year is filled with first-year talents looking to make an impact on their schools. From the likes of Andrew Wiggins to Jabari Parker to the Harrison twins, these studs are looking to make an immediate impact. Read More »

College / Apr 9, 2013 / 12:30 pm

10 Things I Learned From March Madness

Kevin Ware

There’s always a huge letdown on the morning after March Madness finally ends (even if it is technically April). You see the game. You watch “One Shining Moment” and then boom, no more brackets, no more upsets, no more score checking at work or office pools or Saturday afternoons spent in front of the television with the added benefit of actually valid excuses. The world is so much more dull. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / Apr 5, 2013 / 3:45 pm

Dime Q&A: Kenny Smith Says Brittney Griner Can Be The Magic/Bird Of The WNBA

Kenny Smith

Kenny Smith has been a part of the professional basketball world for more than 25 years. A consensus first-team All-American out of North Carolina, Smith won two NBA championships with the Houston Rockets and played 10 seasons in the league before making the switch to broadcasting. He’s spent the past 15 seasons as a studio analyst for the Emmy award-winning Inside the NBA on TNT and for the past three years, he’s been a studio analyst for the CBS’ NCAA Division I Championship coverage. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / Apr 5, 2013 / 2:15 pm

Dime Q&A: Seth Davis On What You Don’t Know About The Argument For Paying College Athletes

Seth Davis

Seth Davis has been covering basketball for Sports Illustrated for nearly 20 years and this weekend will be his eighth year covering the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship as a studio analyst for CBS Sports. Davis is currently touring on behalf of Subway to promote their new $3 Six-Inch Selects sandwich. Read More »

College / Apr 3, 2013 / 3:00 pm

Final Four Breakdown: Why Michigan Will Beat Syracuse

Trey Burke

In the most anticipated matchup of this weekend’s Final Four festivities, two of college basketball’s most prestigious programs meet up in what should be a battle for the ages. Trey Burke and the Michigan Wolverines matchup against Michael Carter-Williams and the Syracuse Orange at the Super Dome in the ATL. Read More »

Smack / Mar 10, 2013 / 3:17 am

The Knicks Get Terrible News; The NBA’s Most Underrated Big Man

J.R. Smith

With New York mourning the 16th anniversary (are we really that old?) of the death of Biggie Smalls yesterday, the Knicks gave the city something to celebrate. But fittingly, on this day, they also announced another injury to a major star, one that might murder the rest of his season … J.R. Smith had 24 points, and Steve Novak added another 20 off the pine in New York’s 29-point dismantling of Utah, a game that was never close after the first quarter. Read More »