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2017 Schedule
19-15, 7th in ACC

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Four-star 2018 point guard Eric Ayala mentioned Arizona, Oregon, Syracuse, Miami, South Carolina, Maryland, UConn. Recently decided to stay in '18.

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2dJohn Gasaway

Jim Boeheim, Syracuse are at a crossroads

Jim Boeheim signed a contract extension and some intriguing talent returns at Syracuse, but there are just five scholarship players returning.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 100 Jordan Tucker said he's considering Syracuse, Oregon and Georgia Tech. Will visit Oregon this coming week, visited 'Cuse last weekend.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Two more top-50 visits this weekend. Former UConn signee Makai Ashton-Langford heads to Providence, while Jordan Tucker visits Syracuse.

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Jim Boeheim: North Carolina's NCAA title win

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim discusses North Carolina's win over Gonzaga in the NCAA title game, the Bulldogs' path to the championship, Roy Williams' coaching and Patrick Ewing's Georgetown return.

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Boeheim calls Ewing 'home run hire' for Georgetown (1:09)
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22dChad Ford

Tyus Battle returning to Syracuse

The Syracuse point guard had a strong freshman season. If he displays a more consistent jumper next year, he could end up being a first-rounder in 2018.

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For the fourth time in the past five years, a school will send both its men's and women's teams to the Final Four. UConn has done it in four of the 13 total occurrences.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Washington releases Mike Hopkins contract memorandum: salary goes from $1.8 million in year one to $2.3 in year six. Buyout goes from $2 million in year one down to $500,000 in year five. Bonuses for Pac -12 titles, advancing in NCAA tournament and high APR scores also included.

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Hopkins says the hardest part of leaving Syracuse was how tied in he was to the community. Wants to bring that same thing to Washington.

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Hopkins choked up talking about Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, whom he called a father figure. Hopkins played for and coached under Boeheim.

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Boeheim's March ending on a high note (3:34)

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Syracuse AD John Wildhack told ESPN he found out about Mike Hopkins leaving for Washington mid-afternoon on Saturday. "There was a signed contract in place for Mike to assume the head coaching position after next year -- and one in place for Jim's deal to expire." Wildhack said he went to Jim Boeheim after Hopkins told him he was leaving. "Once I knew Mike was leaving, there was a head coaching vacancy after next year. I wanted to get the best person to fill it, and decided Jim was the best person. That was my recommendation to the chancellor. I wanted to move fast, to make sure there was continuity in place."

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Boeheim's extension is no surprise (2:04)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Syracuse announces a contract extension for Jim Boeheim that will keep him as head coach past next season:

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Illinois AD Josh Whitman hires Underwood WITHOUT SEARCH FIRM YESTERDAY & Washington AD Jennifer Cohen does same w/Mike Hopkins. TREMENDOUS

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Hopkins had it in his contract he was going to be head coach when Jim Boeheim retires. "He wants to build a legacy, felt like the opportunity was special at Washington, and also wanted to make sure he did right by his mentor and father figure," one source close to situation told ESPN.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Mike Hopkins has agreed to a 6 year deal with Washington, sources told ESPN.

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35dJeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello

Washington hires Syracuse assistant Hopkins

Syracuse assistant coach Mike Hopkins, the expected eventual successor to Jim Boeheim, has instead become the next head coach at Washington, replacing Lorenzo Romar.

Team Stats

Points Per Game76.3106th
Rebounds Per Game34.8231st
Assists Per Game15.647th
Points Allowed71.1140th

Tournament History

Final Fours6
Tournament Record65-38
Championship Seasons2003
Tournament Appearances38