SU Basketball Freshman Matthew Moyer to redshirt this season
SYRACUSE, N.Y.– Syracuse Men’s Basketball Freshman Matthew Moyer will redshirt this season, SU announced this afternoon.
The move to redshirt stems from a turf toe injury Moyer suffered over the summer, which made him miss significant preseason practice time, according to Coach Boeheim.
Matt Moyer has decided to redshirt this season due to "preseason time missed with an injury," according to Coach Boeheim.
— Syracuse Basketball (@Cuse_MBB) November 8, 2016
The freshman was a part of the 2016 recruiting class highlighted by guard Tyus Battle and forward Taurean Thompson. Moyer was touted as the 74th best recruit in ESPN’s 2016 rankings. The 6-foot-8 forward played basketball at South Kent Prep. (Connecticut) last season.
Moyer did play nine minutes in Syracuse’s preseason match-up against Indiana University (Pa.) last Tuesday. The Orange continues its preseason slate with an in-city battle with Le Moyne Tuesday night at 7 P.M.