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Syracuse basketball, despite naysayers, recruiting at high level these days

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In recent years, as Syracuse basketball has slogged through some so-so regular seasons since joining the Atlantic Coast Conference and also had to deal with various NCAA sanctions not too long ago, a decent-sized contingent of Orange fans has frequently groaned about the state of the team’s recruiting efforts.

Has the ‘Cuse seen a dip in its recruiting over the past handful of seasons? Perhaps. Is the program in a state of chaos or massive concern as it pertains to recruiting? I don’t think so.

It certainly stung a bit when 2018 five-star forward Darius Bazley reneged on his commitment to Syracuse basketball.