Syracuse men’s lacrosse fans need to adjust their expectations and definitions of success in an increasingly competitive landscape. The days of 22-straight Final Four appearances and national titles at least once every couple of years are long gone.
Derrick Jones, 2015 SF, We R1: A consensus top 30 prospect in the class, Jones did nothing to hurt his stock over the weekend. The 6-foot-7 wing is one of the most explosive athletes in the class, and he showcased that in Houston.
Without question, Carmelo Anthony the prize of this summer’s NBA free agent class. He’s a top-three scoring talent who has had zero success in the postseason, which in the NBA, means he’s had a lackluster career.
The confirmation by Orange AD Daryl Gross last week that all options are on the scheduling table, including contracting fellow league members as non conference opponents makes sense to solve that built in quirk, especially for the Syracuse scheduling philosophy.