Meet Boeheim’s Army: Brandon Triche

September 16, 2020 0 Comments

first_imgA group of former Syracuse men’s basketball players will get together for a chance at $2 million in the 2016 edition of The Basketball Tournament starting this Saturday. The team is fittingly named Boeheim’s Army, composed of former Purdue guard Willie Deane and nine former Orange that span a decade of Jim Boeheim’s tenure. Last year the squad bowed out in the Elite Eight against eventual champions City of Gods. This year, second-seeded Boeheim’s Army faces No. 15 seed Basketball City NYC at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at Philadelphia University to begin its quest toward the cash prize. Follow along all week as we introduce you to the team’s players and coach ahead of the matchup.Brandon TricheTriche joins Boeheim’s Army for the first time this summer and will give some depth to a backcourt that mainly consisted of Eric Devendorf and Willie Deane in 2015. Triche started at shooting guard for Syracuse’s 2013 Final Four team, averaging 13.6 points and 3.6 assists in his senior season that year.He was named third-team All Big East in his final season, capping off a career that saw him start all 147 games he played in. Over his four-year career as a starter for the Orange, Triche averaged 10.6 points, three assists and 2.6 rebounds. After graduating, he signed a one-year deal with Aquila Basket Trento in the Italian Second Division. He played for the New York Knicks’ summer league team in 2014, but was unable to latch on in the NBA before joining Virtus Roma for the 2014-15 season.Triche was released in March 2015 and later tore his ACL and was unable to play in the 2015-16 season. Now that he’s healed and able to play for Boeheim’s Army this summer, he joins the squad as its second-youngest player behind 2014 SU graduates C.J. Fair and Baye Moussa Keita.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Meet Boeheim’s Army: Ryan BlackwellDarryl WatkinsWillie DeaneEric DevendorfRick JacksonTerrence RobertsBaye Moussa KeitaDonte Greene Comments Published on July 16, 2016 at 9:59 am Contact Matt: [email protected] | @matt_schneidman Related Stories On the rise: Triche strives for breakout junior season after showing flashes as sophomoreMeet Boeheim’s Army: Eric DevendorfMeet Boeheim’s Army: Terrence RobertsMeet Boeheim’s Army: Baye Moussa KeitaMeet Boeheim’s Army: Rick Jackson Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

The Abidal Case does not end: It is confirmed that there was a donation, now it remains to be seen if they were cousins

May 14, 2020 0 Comments

first_imgIf we recapitulate the case, they will remember that Abidal suffered liver cancer that was resolved by a transplant of what was supposedly his cousin. A citizen of Lyon named Gérard Armand. The case did not go beyond the happy recovery of the footballer until during the wiretaps of Sandro Rosell A call was picked up between the former president of Barça and Juanjo Castillo, an intimate collaborator of the former, in which the Frenchman was reproached for his little gratitude “after having bought him a liver to save his life.” An absolutely illegal practice that opened a judicial investigation.Well, forensic expert evidence shows that en truth, that transplanted liver was from Gérerd Armand, as blood tests and scars show. What is not clear is that they are related, fact required for this class of transplants. According to the researchers Abidal and Armand contradicted their kinship in the interrogations and for this reason the Spanish consular body in Lyon was asked to obtain the birth certificate of both, a management that could not be completed. The Abidal Case remains unclear and at each door that opens after the investigation a new question arises. According to the forensic tests of the clinical expertise to which the Cadena SER, it is proven that the French citizen Gérard Armand was the donor of the piece of liver that allowed the Barcelona defender and current technical secretary of the club to recover from the cancer he suffered. However, this clarification is followed by the consequent mystery: what is not clear now is that Armand and Abidal are related, in this case, cousins ​​as stated, so the donation could be considered a crime.last_img read more