Mount St. Mary's senior guard Dakota Leffew, a four-star transfer, is set to visit Syracuse basketball after narrowing his list of contenders down to six, including 'Cuse, Villanova, Pittsburgh, South Carolina, Georgia, and Xavier. Leffew had an impressive 2023-24 season, averaging 17.6 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.9 assists, and 1.5 steals per game.

By the Numbers
  • Leffew averaged 17.6 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.9 assists, and 1.5 steals per game
  • He shot 43.0% from the field, 36.5% from beyond the arc, and 76.5% from the free-throw line
State of Play
  • At least six players on the Syracuse basketball 2023-24 roster have entered the transfer portal or plan to do so
  • The coaching staff is focusing on recruiting players from the transfer portal to address position needs
  • The Coaching staff is preparing to hire Dan Engelstad as an assistant coach
Bottom Line

Syracuse basketball is actively pursuing top talent from the transfer portal to strengthen its roster for the upcoming season, with a focus on key positions. The addition of Dakota Leffew could significantly enhance the team's capabilities moving forward.