4 Syracuse signees to play in Jordan Brand Classic at Barclays Center

first_img Published on March 17, 2015 at 2:43 pm Contact Jesse: [email protected] | @dougherty_jesse Facebook Twitter Google+ Syracuse fans will get a look at all four of the Orange’s Class of 2015 signees in the Jordan Brand Classic at the Barclays Center on April 17.The event’s website released the official East and West rosters for the All-American game on Tuesday, and five-star SU signee Malachi Richardson will play on the East team. Richardson will also be the first SU signee since 2012 to play in the McDonald’s All-American game.Scout.com’s Evan Daniels reported the rosters for the Jordan Brand Classic regional game, which includes four-star forwards Tyler Lydon and Moustapha Diagne and four-star guard Franklin Howard. Daniels reported that Howard will be on the home team and Lydon and Diagne on the away team.In the All-American game, Richardson will play on the same team as four-star center Thomas Bryant. Bryant — who’s from Rochester, New York, but now plays at Huntington (West Virginia) Prep — has offers from Syracuse, Kansas, Indiana and Kentucky, according to Scout.It’s unclear how Bryant could fit into SU’s roster, which as of now has no scholarships to offer, but there is still reportedly mutual interest between him and the program.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Commentslast_img read more

Jamaica rebound with massive win in Regional Women’s Super50

first_imgCALIFORNIA, Trinidad (CMC):Title-holders Jamaica crushed North Windwards to post their first win, while hosts Trinidad and Tobago carved out a steady victory over Guyana in the third round of the Regional Women’s Super50 here yesterday.At Gilbert Park, the Jamaicans pulled off a resounding 116-run win, while at Macaulay Park, the Trinidadians eased to a six-wicket verdict to record their second win of the tournament.Jamaica would have been the more relieved with their result, however, after losing their opener to Barbados last Thursday and then suffering a no-result against South Windwards two days later.Sent in, Jamaica tallied 148 all out off their 47 overs, with Chedean Nation and Vanessa Watts top-scoring with 28 and Chinelle Henry getting 20.They had a shaky start when they lost West Indies players Natasha McLean for 10 and Stafanie Taylor for three, to slip to 31 for two in the 10th over.However, Nation and Watts pulled the innings around in a 47-run third-wicket stand, which came from 67 deliveries. Neither batter managed a boundary.Henry, batting at number five, then arrived to play a busy knock of 20 off 26 balls, with three fours.Seamer Krisani Irish was the best bowler with four for 30, while Qiana Joseph (2-18) and Swayline William (2-23) picked up two wickets apiece.In reply, North Windwards slid to 32 all out off 16.5 overs, with off-spinner Watts wrecking the innings with four for 10 and Taylor taking three for four with her off-breaks.no double figuresNot a single player reached double figures, with Irish’s five being the top score.T&T, meanwhile, racked up a crucial second win to follow up their eight-wicket victory over South Windwards last week.Winning the toss and opting to field, they reduced Guyana to 101 for eight off 50 overs, and then easily overhauled their target off 30 overs.Opener Amanda Samaroo top-scored with 32 from off 75 deliveries, with two fours, adding 31 for the second wicket with Shenelle Lord, who made 10. Off-spinner Plaffiana Millington was the best bowler with two for 41.Earlier, Guyana made heavy weather of their innings and never really got going, despite Shemaine Campbelle’s top score of 25 and Melanie Henry’s 21.Henry and Lashuna Toussaint (7) put on 28 for the first wicket, but the partnership consumed 67 balls and set the momentum for the innings.Off-spinner Karishma Ram-harack (2-14) and slow medium Felicia Walters (2-22) finished with two wickets apiece.last_img read more