Tag Archives: Syracuse

When opportunity arose, Cavanaugh took advantage

3 Aug

Tyler Cavanaugh took advantage of his opportunity in Orlando at the end of the evaluation period. (PHOTO: AP)

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

Not many people have heard about 6-foot-7 Albany City Rocks forward Tyler Cavanaugh, but that’s all about to change. Continue reading

NHR Top 100: #97 Scoop Jardine, PG, Syracuse

2 Aug

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Number 97 – Scoop Jardine, PG, Sr., Syracuse

He’s never going to wow you and more times than not, he’s not going to disappoint you with his decision making. He is exactly what you want from your senior guards – steady. In the Big East, having an experienced guard in the backcourt is never a bad thing. In a nutshell, that’s what Jardine is – not a bad thing. Continue reading

Inside the SEC: August 2

2 Aug

By Matt Fultz
National Hoops Report

Believe it or not but college basketball is right around the corner. To get you ready for the SEC, we look at the top 10 best non-conference games in the league. Also, news about a huge transfer for the conference and which SEC players are still in the mix for the World University Games.  Continue reading

The good news and bad news of the Big East schedule

2 Jul

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

While we are just heading into July, the first big event on the 2011-2012 Big East men’s basketball calendar has already come and gone with the official announcement of the conference opponents.

With most conferences playing an unbalanced league schedule these days, the conference schedule can go a long way to determining which schools qualify for the NCAA Tournament.  In no other conference is this a bigger deal than in the Big East with its 16 teams. Continue reading