Syracuse Basketball Social Media Report 3.0

The Orange have played three games since the last report, winning all three handily. A few players had some monster games that got national attention. So who made the biggest jump? 

1. Brandon Triche

Last Week: 13,778

This Week: 13,952

Percent Change: +1.26%

Tweet of the Week:

Triche had a nice Thanksgiving that earned the Tweet of the Week Award:


2. Rakeem Christmas

Last Week: 12,662

This Week: 12,851

Percent Change: +1.49%


Last Week: 10,878
This Week: 11,253
Percent Change: +3.45%
Carter-Williams had another monster jump this week. He’s one of the Orange players who is getting attention nationally. He leads the country in assists per game with 9.3 and is tied for second in the country in steals per game with 4. He’s establishing himself as one of the elite players in the nation and people are noticing. 
Last Week: 10,516
This Week: 10,616
Percent Change: +.95%
Last Week: 5,324
This Week: 5,445
Percent Change: +2.27%
Last Week: 4,204
This Week: 4,267
Percent Change: +1.5%
Last Week: 3,345
This Week: 3,487
Percent Change: +4.25%
For the second week in a row, Coleman had the highest percent gain in followers. He had a career-high 12 points against Colgate and has been improving ever since he stepped foot on campus. 
Last Week: 3,130
This Week: 3,181
Percent Change: +1.63%
Last Week: 2,029
This Week: 2,054
Percent Change: +1.23%
Last Week: 724
This Week: 748
Percent Change: +3.31%
Last Week: 626
This Week: 631
Percent Change: +0.8%
Last Week: 581
This Week: 581
Percent Change: 0
DeRemer was the only player to lose followers last week. He didn’t gain any this week, but at least he didn’t lose any either…
Last Week: 570
This Week: 588
Percent Change: +3.16%
The Orange face Arkansas on ESPN this Friday – the first ESPN game of the season. The team is heading into the part of its schedule where most games will be televised nationally and we assume the follower numbers will reflect that.
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