Fab Melo Dies

Photo Credit: The Big Lead Former Syracuse Orange and Boston Celtics’ center Fabricio “Fab” Melo has passed away. He was found dead at his home in Brazil on Saturday, February 11th, 2017. His cause of death remains unknown, and he was just 26 years young. Melo played for the Syracuse men’s basketball organization from the 2010-2011 season through the 2011-2012 season before being drafted with the 22nd overall pick in … Continue reading Fab Melo Dies

Richardson to Enter Draft

Photo Credit: Syracuse freshman guard Malachi Richardson has decided to enter this year’s NBA Draft after one season with the Orange. The 6’6” 195-pound Richardson is a projected first-round pick after posting an average of 13.4 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game in his lone season at Syracuse. His season highs were 23 points, 9 rebounds, and 7 assists. -Asher Fair Continue reading Richardson to Enter Draft

UConn Wins 4th Straight Title

Photo Credit: bleacherreport.com The Connecticut Huskies women’s basketball team has now won back to back to back to back national championships. They are the first team in NCAA women’s history to win 4 straight national titles. As the No. 1 overall seed, they routed No. 4 seed Syracuse by a score of 82-51 to keep their crown and maintain their supremacy over the rest of … Continue reading UConn Wins 4th Straight Title

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Photo Credit: http://fox61.com/2016/04/04/villanova-and-unc-square-off-for-the-national-championship/ From March Madness to Opening Day, today is a big day in the sports world.  If you ask a true sports fan (no, this is not a Direct TV commercial) their favorite time of the year, more than likely they will tell you the beginning of April.  No matter what leagues and sports you follow, it is an exciting time of year.  … Continue reading It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

North Carolina Blows by Syracuse to End Rather Boring Final Four

Photo Credit: bleacherreport.com The No. 1 seed North Carolina Tar Heels have ended the Cinderella run of the No. 10 seed Syracuse Orange with an 83-66 pummeling in the Final Four. The Tar Heels will advance to the national championship game on Monday night with a game against the No. 2 seed Villanova Wildcats, who smothered the No. 2 seed Oklahoma Sooners by a score of 95-51 … Continue reading North Carolina Blows by Syracuse to End Rather Boring Final Four

Syracuse-North Carolina Preview

Photo Credit: http://www.syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2016/02/you_grade_the_orange_rate_syracuse_basketball_teams_performance_at_north_carolin.html Once again, Syracuse, a 10-seed, has beaten the odds and somehow found their way to the Final Four.  North  Carolina, the only 1-seed remaining, has won each of their NCAA Tournament games by at least 14 points, a significant margin.  Tonight, they will square off in Houston.  Not only is it an interesting match up, but it has historical significance written all … Continue reading Syracuse-North Carolina Preview