The Past, Present, and Future of Jim Boeheim Following NCAA Sanctions

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In early February, Syracuse University announced self-imposed sanctions on their men’s basketball program. The Orange would not compete in any postseason this season including the ACC, NCAA, or NIT tournaments. The announcement came after years of academic issues and heat coming from the NCAA. The strategy was simple: Throw away a pretty average season this […] READ MORE


Wooden Watch: Part Two

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The Wooden Award is not only available to it’s top ten candidates (profiled here), hence the second list. These players have some work to do, but are definitely capable of putting up even better numbers. Let’s take a look at each one.   11.  Rakeem Christmas- Senior, C, Syracuse 18.2 points per game, 9.1 rebounds […] READ MORE



How good is the ACC? Conference Comparison Series

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Editor’s Note: LWOS is always looking for new and innovative ways to bring you the latest in sports news. Today, tune in to Mark Rogers and his college football video podcast that we bring you, the loyal LWOS readers. A long-time college football fan, Mark has been producing a video podcast for quite some time, […] READ MORE


2015 NFL Draft: Sean Hickey Scouting Report

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Sean Hickey                      Syracuse, RT/OG Height: 6.5 Weight: 300 Age: 23 Check out all of The War Room content Athleticism: C Average initial quickness off the snap, but does show good quickness moving laterally. Appears to have very good balance and movements for someone of his frame and stature. Pass Blocking: C+ Capable of getting […] READ MORE


Overrated and Underrated in the ACC this Pre-Season

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This is the third article of this mini-series. The Big Ten version can be found here. The Pac-12 version can be found here.  The first thing that stands out about the ACC is the fact that it is loaded with talent. From Duke to Boston College, they have a good case to be the best […] READ MORE


NC State and Syracuse Fighting For Their Bowl Lives

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Earlier this week, the College Football Playoff Committee released its initial rankings, which will be used come December to give us a final four. While each team ranked in the first poll has some chance to reach the first CFP, realistically the one-loss teams near the top have the best chance to play themselves in […] READ MORE


2014 NBA Draft: Jerami Grant Scouting Report

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Jerami Grant Age: 20 Height: 6’8″ Weight: 210 pounds Position: Small Forward School: Syracuse NBA Comparison: Thaddeus Young/Darius Miles   Two and done. That’s the case for Syracuse small forward Jerami Grant as he declared himself elgible for this year’s NBA Draft. Much to the chagrin of Jim Boeheim, he joins one-and-done point guard Tyler […] READ MORE


2014 NBA Draft: Tyler Ennis Scouting Report

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Tyler Ennis Age: 19 years old Height: 6’2″ Weight: 180 pounds Position: PG NBA Comparison: George Hill/Mario Chalmers   Tyler Ennis is coming out after only one year at Syracuse. Lottery teams and fans are thrilled. Syracuse fans are disappointed, and head coach Jim Boeheim is dismayed. He is only a freshman, but you would […] READ MORE


Truly SHOCKing – Three Undefeated Teams Remain in NCAA

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Last week, college basketball had four undefeated teams. We are halfway through the season and it is shocking that we still have that many unbeaten. Well, fear not sports fans that don’t enjoy streaks, one of those teams has been conquered. On January 14, Wisconsin, one of the favorites to challenge for the NCAA Championship, […] READ MORE