Syracuse hocks jerseys after Tyler Ennis buzzer-beater, but surely no one will know

Saturday February 15th, 2014

Tyler Ennis Tyler Ennis has been a strong starter for Syracuse all season, but he became nationally known after a buzzer-beater against Pittsburgh. (Rich Barnes/Getty)

On the one hand: Bravo, Syracuse. Let us cut a swath through the hypocrisy that selling jerseys is about the name on the jersey and not the name associated with the jersey -- especially not the very popular freshman sorcerer that hit a 35-foot buzzer-beater a few days earlier.

Ennis tweet Syracuse's quickly deleted tweet about Tyler Ennis. (Screengrab from Twitter)

And let us cut that swath with very pointy, freshly printed currency and a cunning social media marketing campaign – Shhhhhhh that "amazing win" could be any amazing win you guys because there are 24 of them – while we all hail our new hero Tyl…

Well, since we’re not naming names here, let’s just code-name this operation: Eyler Tennis.


Bravo, Syracuse. Let’s just get real and put all of our cards on the table, along with a nice combo platter from Dinosaur BBQ, the new official barbecue partner of Syracuse Athletics. Dinosaur BBQ: The only place Tyler Ennis goes for brisket.

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