2013–14 Syracuse Orange men's basketball team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
2013–14 Syracuse Orange men's basketball
SyracuseOrange.svg
Maui Invitational Champions
NCAA Third Round vs. Dayton, L 53–55
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches #17
AP #14
2013–14 record 28–6 (14–4 ACC)
Head coach Jim Boeheim
Assistant coach Mike Hopkins
Assistant coach Adrian Autry
Assistant coach Gerry McNamara
Home arena Carrier Dome
Seasons
« 2012–13 2014–15 »
2013–14 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#3 Virginia 16 2   .889     30 7   .811
#14 Syracuse 14 4   .778     28 6   .824
#8 Duke 13 5   .722     26 9   .743
#19 North Carolina 13 5   .722     24 10   .706
Pittsburgh 11 7   .611     26 10   .722
Clemson 10 8   .556     23 13   .639
North Carolina State 9 9   .500     22 14   .611
Maryland 9 9   .500     17 15   .531
Florida State 9 9   .500     22 14   .611
Miami (FL) 7 11   .389     17 16   .515
Wake Forest 6 12   .333     17 16   .515
Georgia Tech 6 12   .333     16 17   .485
Notre Dame 6 12   .333     15 17   .469
Boston College 4 14   .222     8 24   .250
Virginia Tech 2 16   .111     9 22   .290
2014 ACC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2013–14 Syracuse Orange men's basketball team represented Syracuse University during the 2013–14 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The team played its home games at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York. This marked Syracuse's inaugural season in the Atlantic Coast Conference, having moved from the Big East Conference. They finished the season 28–6, 14–4 in ACC play to finish in second place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament to North Carolina State. They received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament where they defeated Western Michigan in the second round before losing in the third round to Dayton. They started the season 25–0 before losing 6 of their final 9 games.

Preseason[edit]

Roster changes[edit]

Syracuse lost two major contributors to graduation, combo guard Brandon Triche and small forward James Southerland. In addition, point guard Michael Carter-Williams left for the NBA.

Syracuse adds five incoming freshmen and swingman Michael Gbinije now is eligible after sitting out last year because of NCAA transfer rules.

Recruits[edit]

Name Home town High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Tyler Ennis
PG
Brampton, ON St. Benedict's Preparatory School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Aug 16, 2012 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 91
B.J. Johnson
SF
Ardmore, PA Lower Merion High School 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Oct 16, 2012 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 84
Chinonso Obokoh
C
Rochester, NY Bishop Kearney High School 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Oct 15, 2012 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 77
Ron Patterson
SG
Indianapolis, IN Brewster Academy 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Nov 3, 2012 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 91
Tyler Roberson
PF
Union County, NJ Roselle Catholic High School 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Nov 16, 2012 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 89
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: #6   Rivals: #11  ESPN: #6
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Preseason outlook[edit]

At ACC Media Days, members of the media voted C.J. Fair the preseason Player of the Year. The media ranked SU the number two team in the conference behind Duke.[1]

In its preseason rankings, The Sporting News ranked Syracuse eighth overall and second in the ACC behind Duke.[2] TSN named C.J. Fair a third-team All-American.

Lindy’s Sports ranked Syracuse twelfth in its preseason ranking, third in the ACC behind Duke and North Carolina.[3] Lindy's named C.J. Fair its pre-season Player of the Year for the ACC.

Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook ranked Syracuse eighth in its preseason ranking, second in the ACC behind Duke.[4]

Syracuse and Indiana prepare for the opening tip on December 3, 2013. Rakeem Christmas, DaJuan Coleman, Trevor Cooney, Tyler Ennis and C.J. Fair started for the Orange.

Roster[edit]

2013–14 Syracuse Orange men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
F 0 Gbinije, MichaelMichael Gbinije 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 200 lb (91 kg) So Benedictine College Prep Richmond, Virginia
F 2 Johnson, B.J.B.J. Johnson 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr Lower Merion Ardmore, Pennsylvania
F 3 Grant, JeramiJerami Grant 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 203 lb (92 kg) So DeMatha Catholic Hyattsville, Maryland
F 5 Fair, C. J.C. J. Fair 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Sr Brewster Academy Baltimore, Maryland
G 10 Cooney, TrevorTrevor Cooney 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Jr Sanford Wilmington, Delaware
G 11 Ennis, TylerTyler Ennis 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Saint Benedict's (NJ) Brampton, Ontario
C 12 Moussa Keita, BayeBaye Moussa Keita 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Sr Oak Hill Academy Saint Louis, Senegal
F 21 Roberson, TylerTyler Roberson 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Fr Roselle Catholic Union, New Jersey
G 23 DeRemer, RussRuss DeRemer 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 203 lb (92 kg) Sr Xaverian Brothers Wrentham, Massachusetts
F 25 Christmas, RakeemRakeem Christmas 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 242 lb (110 kg) Jr Academy of the New Church Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania
F 32 Coleman, DaJuanDaJuan Coleman Injured 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 288 lb (131 kg) So Jamesville-DeWitt Jamesville, New York
F 33 Nassar, AlbertAlbert Nassar 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Jr South Fork Stuart, Florida
G 34 Patterson, RonRon Patterson 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr Brewster Academy Indianapolis, Indiana
C 35 Obokoh, ChinosoChinoso Obokoh Current redshirt 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Fr Bishop Kearney Rochester, New York
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2014-1-21

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
C Rakeem Christmas Baye Moussa Keita Chinoso Obokoh
PF Jerami Grant Tyler Roberson Albert Nassar
SF C.J. Fair B.J. Johnson DaJuan Coleman
SG Trevor Cooney Ron Patterson Nolan Hart
PG Tyler Ennis Michael Gbinije Russ DeRemer

Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
Aug 21*
6:00 pm, TWCSC
at McGill University W 80–40 
 17 – Grant   8 – Grant   3 – Ennis, Patterson  Love Competition Hall (848)
Montreal, Quebec
Aug 22*
7:00 pm, TWCSC
vs. Bishop's University W 77–35 
 20 – Johnson   10 – Christmas   4 – Christmas, Ennis, Patterson  Champlain Gym (N/A)
Saint-Lambert, Quebec
Aug 23*
7:30 pm, TWCSC
vs. Carleton University W 69–65 OT
 18 – Grant   11 – Keita   4 – Ennis  Canadian Tire Centre (6,004)
Ottawa, Ontario
Aug 24*
7:00 pm, TWCSC
at University of Ottawa W 73–50 
 26 – Coleman   11 – Christmas   2 – Cooney, Keita  Montpetit Hall (888)
Ottawa, Ontario
Nov 1*
7:00 ET, TWCSC
Holy Family University W 79–41 
 13 – Fair, Grant   10 – Keita   5 – Fair  Carrier Dome (8,514)
Syracuse, NY
Nov 5*
7:00 ET, TWCSC
Ryerson University W 81–46 
 18 – Fair   10 – Coleman   5 – Ennis  Carrier Dome (6,674)
Syracuse, NY
Regular season
Nov 8*
7:00 pm, ACC Network
#8 Cornell W 82–60  1–0
 27 – Cooney   8 – Ennis   6 – Ennis  Carrier Dome (24,788)
Syracuse, NY
Nov 12*
7:30 pm, ESPN3
#9 Fordham W 89–74  2–0
 26 – Fair   10 – Coleman, Grant   5 – Ennis  Carrier Dome (22,667)
Syracuse, NY
Nov 16*
4:30 pm, ACC Network
#9 Colgate W 69–50  3–0
 20 – Fair   7 – Christmas, Coleman, Fair   3 – Gbinije  Carrier Dome (25,518)
Syracuse, NY
Nov 18*
7:30 pm, ESPN3
#9 St. Francis Brooklyn
Maui Invitational Tournament
W 56–50  4–0
 14 – Coleman   7 – Grant   3 – Ennis  Carrier Dome (23,117)
Syracuse, NY
Nov 25*
5:30 pm, ESPN2
#8 vs. Minnesota
Maui Invitational
W 75–67  5–0
 16 – Fair   10 – Fair   5 – Ennis  Lahaina Civic Center (2,400)
Maui, HI
Nov 26*
7:00 pm, ESPN
#8 vs. California
Maui Invitational
W 92–81  6–0
 28 – Ennis   8 – Grant   4 – Ennis  Lahaina Civic Center (2,400)
Maui, HI
Nov 27*
10:00 pm, ESPN
#8 vs. #18 Baylor
Maui Invitational
W 74–67  7–0
 24 – Fair   5 – Christmas   9 – Ennis  Lahaina Civic Center (2,400)
Maui, HI
Dec 3*
7:15 pm, ESPN
#4 Indiana
ACC–Big Ten Challenge
W 69–52  8–0
 21 – Cooney   7 – Ennis   8 – Ennis  Carrier Dome (26,414)
Syracuse, NY
Dec 7*
7:00 pm, ESPN3
#4 Binghamton W 93–65  9–0
 19 – Fair   10 – Coleman   5 – Gbinije, Grant  Carrier Dome (25,844)
Syracuse, NY
Dec 15*
12:00 pm, Fox Sports 1
#2 at St. John's W 68–63  10–0
 21 – Ennis, Fair   5 – Fair   6 – Ennis  Madison Square Garden (16,357)
New York, NY
Dec 20*
7:00 pm, ESPN3
#2 High Point W 75–54  11–0
 17 – Cooney   5 – Fair   9 – Ennis  Carrier Dome (19,473)
Syracuse, NY
Dec 28*
2:00 pm, CBS
#2 #8 Villanova W 78–62  12–0
 21 – Cooney   5 – Grant   2 – Cooney, Ennis, Fair, Keita  Carrier Dome (28,135)
Syracuse, NY
Dec 31*
3:00 pm, ESPNU
#2 Eastern Michigan W 70–48  13–0
 15 – Christmas, Grant   8 – Fair, Grant   9 – Ennis  Carrier Dome (20,306)
Syracuse, NY
ACC regular season
Jan 4
2:00 pm, ACC Network
#2 Miami (FL) W 49–44  14–0 (1–0)
 15 – Fair   7 – Christmas   7 – Ennis  Carrier Dome (21,839)
Syracuse, NY
Jan 7
9:00 pm, ACC Network
#2 at Virginia Tech W 72–52  15–0 (2–0)
 17 – Fair   10 – Grant   7 – Ennis  Cassell Coliseum (4,367)
Blacksburg, VA
Jan 11
12:00 pm, ESPN
#2 North Carolina W 57–45  16–0 (3–0)
 20 – Fair   12 – Grant   7 – Ennis  Carrier Dome (32,121)
Syracuse, NY
Jan 13
9:00 pm, ESPNU
#2 at Boston College W 69–59  17–0 (4–0)
 21 – Cooney   8 – Grant   5 – Ennis  Conte Forum (8,606)
Chestnut Hill, MA
Jan 18
4:00 pm, ESPN
#2 #22 Pittsburgh W 59–54  18–0 (5–0)
 16 – Ennis   6 – Fair   3 – Ennis, Grant  Carrier Dome (30,046)
Syracuse, NY
Jan 25
1:00 pm, CBS
#2 at Miami (FL) W 64–52  19–0 (6–0)
 16 – Grant   8 – Grant   4 – Ennis  BankUnited Center (7,122)
Coral Gables, FL
Jan 29
9:00 pm, ACC Network
#2 at Wake Forest W 67–57  20–0 (7–0)
 18 – Ennis   12 – Grant   4 – Ennis  Veterans Memorial Coliseum (12,523)
Winston-Salem, NC
Feb 1
6:30 pm, ESPN
#2 #17 Duke
College GameDay
W 91–89 OT 21–0 (8–0)
 28 – Fair   12 – Grant   9 – Ennis  Carrier Dome (35,466)
Syracuse, NY
Feb 3
7:00 pm, ESPN
#1 Notre Dame W 61–55  22–0 (9–0)
 33 – Cooney   6 – Christmas   8 – Ennis  Carrier Dome (25,850)
Syracuse, NY
Feb 9
6:00 pm, ESPNU
#1 Clemson W 57–44  23–0 (10–0)
 19 – Fair   8 – Grant   5 – Ennis  Carrier Dome (25,931)
Syracuse, NY
Feb 12
7:00 pm, ESPN
#1 at #25 Pittsburgh W 58–56  24–0 (11–0)
 14 – Fair   5 – Christmas, Grant   5 – Ennis  Peterson Events Center (12,935)
Pittsburgh, PA
Feb 15
7:00 pm, ACC Network
#1 North Carolina State W 56–55  25–0 (12–0)
 14 – Christmas   14 – Grant   5 – Ennis  Carrier Dome (31,572)
Syracuse, NY
Feb 19
7:00 pm, ESPN2
#1 Boston College L 62–59 OT 25–1 (12–1)
 20 – Fair   11 – Christmas, Fair   6 – Ennis  Carrier Dome (26,716)
Syracuse, NY
Feb 22
7:00 pm, ESPN
#1 at #5 Duke L 66–60  25–2 (12–2)
 17 – Grant   9 – Keita   6 – Ennis  Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
Feb 24
7:00 pm, ESPN
#4 at Maryland W 57–55  26–2 (13–2)
 20 – Ennis   9 – Fair   3 – Ennis  Comcast Center (17,950)
College Park, MD
Mar 1
4:00 pm, ESPN
#4 at #12 Virginia L 56–75  26–3 (13–3)
 13 – Ennis, Fair   7 – Christmas   4 – Ennis  John Paul Jones Arena (14,593)
Charlottesville, VA
Mar 4
7:00 pm, ACC Network
#7 Georgia Tech L 62–67  26–4 (13–4)
 28 – Fair   10 – Christmas   7 – Ennis  Carrier Dome (26,766)
Syracuse, NY
Mar 9
2:00 pm, ACC Network
#7 at Florida State W 74–58  27–4 (14–4)
 22 – Fair   8 – Grant   4 – Ennis  Donald L. Tucker Center (10,435)
Tallahassee, FL
ACC Tournament
Mar 14
7:00 pm, ESPN2/ACC Network
#11 vs. North Carolina State
Quarterfinals
L 63–66  27–5
 21 – Ennis   10 – Grant   7 – Ennis  Greensboro Coliseum (21,533)
Greensboro, NC
NCAA Tournament
Mar 20
2:45 pm, CBS
#14 (3 S) vs. #(14 S) Western Michigan
Second round
W 77–53  28–5
 18 – Cooney   11 – Fair   6 – Ennis  First Niagara Center (19,260)
Buffalo, NY
Mar 22
7:10 pm, CBS
#14 (3 S) vs. (11 S) Dayton
Third round
L 53–55  28–6
 19 – Ennis   10 – Fair   3 – Ennis  First Niagara Center (19,290)
Buffalo, NY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time. During NCAA Tournament (#) is seed within region S=South.

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movement
Legend: ██ Improvement in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking. ██ Not ranked the previous week. RV=Others receiving votes.
Poll Pre Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Wk 15 Wk 16 Wk 17 Wk 18 Wk 19 Wk 20 Final
AP 8 9 9 8 4 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 4 7 11 14 N/A
Coaches 7 7 7 7 5 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 5 7 11 12 17

2014–15 Recruiting[edit]

Name Home town High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Chris McCullough
PF
Bronx, NY Brewster Academy 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Nov 5, 2012 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports:5/5 stars    ESPN grade: 92
Kaleb Joseph
PG
Nashua, NH Cushing Academy 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Aug 17, 2013 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports:4/5 stars    ESPN grade: 86
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: #14   Rivals: N/A  ESPN: #7
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

2015–16 Recruiting[edit]

Name Home town High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Moustapha Diagne
C
Dakar, Senegal Pope John XXIII High School 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 240 lb (110 kg) May 31, 2014 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports:4/5 stars    ESPN grade: 87
Franklin Howard
SG
Fairfax, VA Paul VI High School 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Apr 14, 2014 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports:4/5 stars    ESPN grade: 85
Tyler Lydon
PF
Pine Plains, NY Brewster Academy 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 181 lb (82 kg) Oct 17, 2013 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports:4/5 stars    ESPN grade: 86
Malachi Richardson
SG
Hamilton, NJ Trenton Catholic Academy 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Dec 13, 2013 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports:4/5 stars    ESPN grade: 94
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

2016–17 Recruiting[edit]

Name Home town High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Matthew Moyer
PF
Columbus, OH Lincoln High School 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Aug 8, 2014 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports:4/5 stars    ESPN grade: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

References[edit]