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Tyler Ennis Declares For NBA Draft

Tyler Ennis will leave Syracuse to declare for the NBA draft.

"I'd like to thank Coach [Jim] Boeheim, the coaching staff, my teammates and the amazing fans of Syracuse for the opportunity to play at a great university like Syracuse," Ennis said in a statement. "I feel this experience has helped prepare me to fulfill my lifelong dream – to play in the NBA."

Ennis averaged 12.9 points and 5.4 assists in his lone season at Syracuse.

Via Jeff Goodman/ESPN

Warren, Parker Headline ACC Awards

T.J. Warren has been named ACC Player of the Year by both the coaches and media.

Joining Warren on the All-ACC First Team (media) are Jabari Parker, C.J. Fair, K.J. McDaniels and Marcus Paige. 

On the All-ACC Second Team (media) are Malcolm Brogdon, Tyler Ennis, Rodney Hood, James McAdoo and Lamar Patterson.

Parker also was named ACC Freshman/Rookie of the Year by the media and coaches, while McDaniels received Defensive Player of the Year honors from both voting contingents.

Ennis, Kennedy Meeks, London Perrantes, Devin Wilson joined Parker on both All-Freshman Teams.

Via RealGM Staff Report

GM: I'd Take Tyler Ennis Over Kyrie Irving Right Now

Tyler Ennis has had an excellent freshman season for undefeated Syracuse, showing great instincts as a scorer and point guard.

"If you were to ask me right now whether I'd take Ennis over Kyrie Irving, I think it's Ennis," one GM said. "He does all the things that help a basketball team win basketball games. You can pick him apart on individual flaws, but I would take this kid right now and trust him to run my team. I think there's very few freshmen you could ever say that about."

Ennis is averaging 12.1 points, 5.7 assists, 3.3 rebounds and 2.3 steals per game.

Via Chad Ford/ESPN

DaJuan Coleman Done For Season With Knee Surgery

DaJuan Coleman will miss the rest of the season due to a left leg injury that will require surgery.

"This is a tremendous disappointment, especially considering the amount of hard work DaJuan has been putting in with our basketball team," Boeheim said in a release issued by the school. "We will certainly miss his contributions."

Coleman started the first 12 games of the season, but has played just nine minutes since Dec. 20 due to nagging knee problems.

Boeheim could elect to give increased minutes to defensive-minded big men Rakeem Christmas and Baye-Moussa Keita

Via Jeff Goodman/ESPN

Arizona, Syracuse Remain At No. 1, No. 2 In Latest AP Top-25

Arizona is again ranked No. 1 in the latest AP Top-25 poll after beating Arizona State 91-68 last week.

Syracuse remains undefeated and at No. 2 following wins against Boston College and Pitt.

Michigan State and Villanova each moved up to No. 3 and No. 4 respectively, while Wisconsin dropped to No. 9 after losing at Indiana and at home against Michigan.

Michigan, Kansas State and Oklahoma entered the top-25, replacing Creighton, Colorado and UCLA.

The Big 12 has six top-25 teams, followed by five for the Big Ten.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Chris McCullough Kicked Out Of Brewster Academy

Chris McCullough has been kicked out of Brewster Academy for a violation of "school rules", according to a source.

McCullough is a Syracuse commit for the class of 2014.

McCullough is ranked 16th in the class by ESPN and is a 6'10 power forward.

Via Jeff Goodman/ESPN

Boeheim: Paying College Athletes 'Most Idiotic Suggestion Of All Time'

Jim Boeheim is strongly opposed to paying collegiate athletes.

"That's really the most idiotic suggestion of all time," Boeheim said. "I don't believe players should be paid. I believe they are getting a tremendous opportunity."

Boeheim is the highest-paid employee at Syracuse at $1.8 million during the 2012 year.

Via Nicole Darin/Comcast

Syracuse Receives Clearance On Tyler Roberson

Tyler Roberson has been cleared by the NCAA to play for Syracuse this season.

Roberson had been waiting on his high school transcript to be cleared.

Roberson is a 6'8 forward expected to make an immediate impact on defense for Syracuse.

Via Jeff Borzello/CBS Sports

Syracuse Gets Commitment From Kaleb Joseph

Kaleb Joseph, a 6-foot-3 guard from Nashua, N.H., committed to Syracuse on Saturday.

"It's something I've always wanted to do," Joseph said of playing for Syracuse. "In the back of my mind it's always where I wanted to be. I've always been a Syracuse fan. It just felt right."

A top-60 player in the 2014 class, Joseph chose the Orange over Providence and West Virginia, among others.

Via Mike Waters/Syracuse Post-Standard

Syracuse May Move Court To Middle Of Carrier Dome For Duke Game

Syracuse is considering moving the basketball court to the middle of the Carrier Dome against Duke to accomodate a larger capacity crowd.

Moving the court would break the NCAA's all-time attendance record for an on-campus game.

"We're going to look at all kinds of options to make our move to the ACC as special as possible," Syracuse's executive senior associate athletic director Joe Giansante said Thursday. "There are a lot of different things on the table to consider.''

Via Mike Waters/The Post-Standard (via College Basketball Talk)

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Kaleb Joseph Cuts List To Providence, Syracuse, West Virginia

Kaleb Joseph is ranked 51st overall and No. 10 amongst point guards for the Class of 2014.

List Of 77 Early Entry Candidates For 2013 NBA Draft

The 2013 NBA Draft has 77 early entry candidates, with 46 players from United States' colleges and 31 internatinoal players.
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