Changes in the NCAA Transfer Portal

Attention College Sports fans, big changes are coming to the NCAA Transfer Portal next season. On January 11, 2023, the NCAA revealed new regulations that will take us into the next calendar year. Let’s take a look at what changes were made and how it might affect the game going forward. Official Transfer Portal Modifications For starters, a player will no longer have immediate eligibility … Continue reading Changes in the NCAA Transfer Portal

Syracuse Orange squeaks by Notre Dame 78-73 in second-half

The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team overcame a double-digit deficit late in the second-half to squeak out a 78-73 win over an experienced Notre Dame squad. Saturday night at the JMA Wireless Dome in Syracuse, NY led by young freshmen, the Cuse switched to a pressing defense to fluster the Irish’s dominant three point shooters. A three point shot at the 3:00 mark of the … Continue reading Syracuse Orange squeaks by Notre Dame 78-73 in second-half

Mental Dimes writers talk possible NCAA Tournament field expansion

The NCAA transformation committee recently came out at the beginning of January with a recommendation to expand NCAA championship brackets to accommodate access for 25% of participating teams. What does this mean? This means the NCAA basketball tournaments could possibly be expanded from the current format of 68 teams to 90 teams. Now, these are only recommendations, but this has been a topic up for … Continue reading Mental Dimes writers talk possible NCAA Tournament field expansion

Notre Dame defeats Georgia Tech 73-72 after forcing OT

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish men’s basketball team (8-8, 0-5 ACC), faced the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (8-7, 1-4 ACC) in a battle of lower tier ACC teams Tuesday night. Senior Dane Goodwin collected 19 points and 12 rebounds, while Nate Laszewski hit two key free throws with 23 seconds left in overtime to help the Irish squeak it out 73-72 over the Yellow Jackets. … Continue reading Notre Dame defeats Georgia Tech 73-72 after forcing OT

NCAA Basketball committee proposes 90-team field

The NCAA’s Division I Transformation Committee laid out on Jan. 3 a recommendation that would lengthen the NCAA basketball tournaments to 90 teams. The committee ordered with finding, “opportunities to modernize college sports” introduced many suggestions, with the most important one being the expansion of playoff tournaments. As per the report, the committee then addressed the recommendation as followed: –Accommodate access for 25% of active … Continue reading NCAA Basketball committee proposes 90-team field

Syracuse basketball recruiting: Looking to pursue next big man

Syracuse Basketball is now in the top three in recruiting for 7-foot-2, 220 pound, big man William Patterson. He hails from Brooklyn, New York, and currently plays for the Patrick School in Hillside, New Jersey, after transferring from the Bishop Walsh School in Cumberland, Maryland. Top offers and interests Patterson said he is seeking to make his college choice very soon, while the Orange are … Continue reading Syracuse basketball recruiting: Looking to pursue next big man

Syracuse Orange beats Boston College with team effort, 79-65

Benny Williams is Syracuse’s best small forward. That’s what head coach Jim Boeheim has said multiple times about the 6-foot-8 sophomore from IMG Academy in Florida. While it may not seem like a big deal, it’s definitely considered to be an honor for Williams. The Syracuse forward had 16 points and a double-double in Syracuse’s 79-65 team win against Boston College on Saturday. The Orange … Continue reading Syracuse Orange beats Boston College with team effort, 79-65

Can the Bills Climb back to the Top of the AFC East

Hey everybody, the Bills are currently 6-3, and the sky hasn’t fallen on them yet. They still have plenty of time to get back to their winning ways, as long as they continue to show that they are a good NFL team. Before It wasn’t until last Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings that Josh Allen threw two interceptions in three-consecutive games. Oddly enough, the Buffalo … Continue reading Can the Bills Climb back to the Top of the AFC East

Who is the Darkhorse Team to watch in College Basketball?

With College Basketball just around the corner, there are many quality teams that aren’t receiving the attention they should be. Multiple squads will start out hot, and fizzle but one team to watch is the Syracuse Orange as they have a young, talented roster. History Syracuse University basketball is one of the winningest programs in modern day NCAA history. The program is ranked fifth in … Continue reading Who is the Darkhorse Team to watch in College Basketball?