Men's basketball: Four sign National Letters of Intent to play for Syracuse

SU's recruiting class is considered among the best in the country.

Syracuse men's basketball head coach Jim Boeheim has announced that four players have signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Orange next season, SU Athletics said in a press release Monday.

Moustapha Diagne, Malachi Richardson, Tyler Lydon and Franklin Howard have committed to SU for at least one academic year. The class is ranked fourth by and eighth by

Diagne averaged 17.1 points and 9.2 rebounds last season for Pope John XXIII High School (N.J.) and is ranked 48th overall by ESPN.

Richardson participated in the 2014 USA Basketball Men's U-18 training camp but did not make the final roster. ESPN ranks him 19th overall.

Lydon and Howard are ranked 49th and 74th, respectively.


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