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Friday, November 16, 2012

Blue-chip high school forward Tyler Roberson picks Syracuse over Kansas, Villanova

Jersey native announces on ESPNU's Signing Day show

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Tyler Roberson, a 6-foot-8, 210-pound senior small forward from Roselle (N.J.) Catholic High School, on Friday signed-a-letter of intent to play basketball at Syracuse. Roberson, who announced his choice on ESPNU’s Signing Day show, chose Syracuse over Kansas University and Villanova. Roberson is ranked No. 32 nationally by Rivals.com.

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tathagata 1 year, 5 months ago

We need two more recruits--1 for Ben's departure and 2 for a transfer. Someone, I don't know who will move elsewhere.

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jgkojak 1 year, 5 months ago

Not concerned. If he'd rather play for a conference-hopping, coach is retiring soon, Penn State junior (Asst Coach sex scandals) - let him. Obviously either wanted something close to home or had some boosters make him aware of how he'd benefit.

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William Blake 1 year, 5 months ago

I never really thought Tyler would want to play way out here in the wild west.

We may think of Kansas being in the middle of the country... but visit the east coast and ask somebody there where Kansas is.

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Tony Bandle 1 year, 5 months ago

As much as I wanted Tyler, Jo Jo signing was really the more important. With Perry, Wesley, Zach, Jamari, Landen and Jo Jo we're in pretty good shape on the front line.

This does, however, open the door for a power OAD [ Julius...come on down!!!]

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Brian Stoops 1 year, 5 months ago

In lieu of the recent conflict in Israel / Gaza, I vote referring to Bill Selfs' defense as the "iron dome".........

Currently we are 70% effective.

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Mark Lindrud 1 year, 5 months ago

With Selden coming another Sf isn't coming along, but lets face it, we are stacked. This years team will get better as the season progresses and next years's additions will make us scary. I still am curious about Connor playing the PG spot for us. At this moment I'm not sold on Tharpe taking over so I hope it's an open completion next year, but we've got a scary team being built.

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p 1 year, 5 months ago

"signed-a-letter"

Hate to be the grammar police but lolololol. I don't even know what to say...

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jimjones 1 year, 5 months ago

We lost a game already this year too. We need to fire Bill Self.

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oldalum 1 year, 5 months ago

He fooled me. The way his comments were written up I thought he was headed for Villanova for sure.

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jaybate 1 year, 5 months ago

Roberson threw everyone a curve with Syrexcuse. Maybe the former Syrexcuse assistant coach being cleared on accusations about inappropriate sexual conduct with boys freed Roberson up to a deep preference for the color orange?

Has anyone noticed whether or not Boeheim has commented on the the issue with the former assistant coach? Is he being reinstated?

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milehighhawk 1 year, 5 months ago

We are doomed.

Self can't recruit!!!

;-)

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LAJayhawk 1 year, 5 months ago

Even if we don't land anyone else, next year's class is already loaded. Anyone else who signs at this point is just gravy. Good luck at Syracuse, Roberson.

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jayhawkinnc 1 year, 5 months ago

Wasn't Wayne Seldon supposed to sign in a ceremony today?

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Miguel Colón 1 year, 5 months ago

Oh well, lets full court rush for Julius!

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