SU men's basketball

November 21, 2017 - 12:19pm
Seven years ago, Veteran Sgt. Andrew Clary's job was made for him: the bodyguard for the men's basketball team and Coach Jim Boeheim. Clary says his Air Force training has prepared him for the pressure of this position.

Sgt. Andrew Clary opens the door to his office wearing a 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four shirt. He sits at a desk covered in badges and coins collected from all the places he has traveled. On his wall hangs a signed Joe Montana picture, and lying next to it is his Syracuse basketball backpack.

Clary is in charge of special events for the Department of Public Safety at Syracuse University, which, among other things, makes him the traveling security guard for the men’s basketball team. More specifically, he is the security guard for Coach Jim Boeheim.

March 10, 2011 - 6:50pm
Orange overcome shaky first half and top Red Storm, 79-73. Syracuse will play UConn Friday for a spot in Big East title game.

The fourth seed Syracuse Orange, fueled by big second half performances by guards Brandon Triche and Scoop Jardine, shook off pesky fifth seed St.