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Syracuse Basketball: Orange junior center ‘poised to have a breakout year’

A season ago, Syracuse basketball head coach Jim Boeheim was fairly consistent in his constructive criticism of the team’s centers. During his post-game Zoom press conferences, Boeheim would often say that his centers simply weren’t ready to produce in a big-time way against rugged competition in the Atlantic Coast Conference, as well as opponents from other leagues.
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Syracuse men’s basketball: Orange face difficult 2021-22 schedule

On Thursday, dates were announced for the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team’s ACC opponents. The non-conference schedule was already complete and ACC foes were known, dates were the only hold up. Now, with dates announced, the full 2021-22 basketball schedule is complete. Syracuse continues with a 20 game ACC schedule....
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How to Watch Syracuse vs Albany

Time: 12:00pm Eastern - Saturday, September 18th. Broadcast Team: Chris Cotter, Mark Herzlich, Jayln Johnson. Series History: Despite Syracuse and Albany being just two hours apart, the two programs have never played each other on the football field. Saturday's matchup between the Empire State schools will be the first. Live...
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Syracuse University says it will do more to enforce masking, fix Covid protocol mistakes at football games

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Syracuse University Vice President and Chief Facilities Officer Pete Sala said that fans will experience some changes in the Carrier Dome atmosphere on Saturday as the school attempts to create improved compliance with its masking policies and eliminate loopholes that allowed a small number of fans to avoid having to show proof of vaccination or a negative coronavirus test during the school’s first football game.

Syracuse Football: Mikel Jones, off to exquisite start, leads by example

Syracuse football junior linebacker Mikel Jones is off to a tremendous start in the 2021 campaign. At linebacker…he stands 6-foot-1, weighs in at 220 pounds out of Miami, Florida, and leads the defense on and off the field…ladies and gentlemen I present to you the Dean of our Orange Defense…the hero Orange fans needed…the leader that makes me a believer…the offense cracking, linebacking, intensively attacking, play hacking, wheeling and dealing tackling machine son of a gun…Mikel Jones!!!!

Syracuse Orange v. Albany Great Danes Prediction & Preview (9/18/21)

Teams: Syracuse (1-1) v. Albany (0-2) Date: Saturday, September 18. History: This is the first meeting between Albany and Syracuse in football. In Syracuse’s last game: Syracuse struggled offensively, gaining just 265 total yards in a disappointing 17-7 loss to Rutgers. Penalties (8/55) and turnovers (5) were the story of the game as SU’s repeated miscues resulted in a blown opportunity against a Power 5 opponent.

Cal's Three Keys to Victory

The Orange are facing off against UAlbany this weekend in the Dome. Each year, FBS and FCS teams face off leaving a rare occasion of upsets. The possibility of losing this game is out of the question for the Orange. The Orange cannot afford to lose this game. In this must-win matchup look for the Orange to dominate in all facets.

Former CBA standout Danny Damico ready for shot against hometown team

ALBANY, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) – Danny Damico is no stranger to playing in the Dome. On Saturday, the Albany redshirt junior linebacker will make his return to Syracuse to take on the Orange. The former CBA standout ranks second on the team this season with 12 tackles in two games. Saturday...

Syracuse football vs. Albany: TNIAAM Predictions & Poll

Sure, last week’s lackluster performance may have lost some casual Syracuse Orange football fans. But there are still plenty of us here waiting... less than patiently for the team to turn things around on the 2021 season. At just 1-1, there’s plenty of time to do that. The question, of course, is whether or not this team and coaching staff has the ability to pull it off.

Syracuse football-Albany game prediction; make your pick

For Syracuse football fans itching to see the team win this year, this is the weekend to get over to the Carrier Dome. After a 17-7 loss to Rutgers in its home opener, the Orange hosts FCS Albany on Saturday at noon. The Great Danes (0-2) have struggled mightily to score against programs at their own playing level.

What fans need for a safe return to the Carrier

Syracuse football fans have waited months to walk back down the Carrier Dome’s aisles of bleachers and now that they can, there are a few safety precautions they’ll need to know about before they arrive. “You know it’s time, it’s time to let the fans back in the building,” said...

Staff Predictions: Syracuse vs Albany

Syracuse is 1-1 on the season after knocking off Ohio 29-9 in the season opener and falling 17-7 to Rutgers. Next up is FCS foe Albany in the Carrier Dome on Saturday. The game kicks off at noon. How will the Orange fare? The All Syracuse staff predicts the outcome below.

Orange Weekly: Syracuse football vs. Albany preview (video)

Syracuse, N.Y. —The great quarterback debate is about to come to an end. Syracuse football head coach Dino Babers said this week he is going to make a decision on his starting quarterback following SU’s matchup with Albany at the Carrier Dome on Saturday (12:00 p.m.)’s Brent Axe and...

Former UNC Guard Andrew Platek Enrolls at Siena

Former North Carolina guard Andrew Platek has enrolled at Siena College in his home state of New York, according to the school's student directory. After graduating from UNC this summer, Platek entered the transfer portal in August and has one season of eligibility remaining thanks to the rule put in place by the NCAA for the COVID-19 season in 2020-21.