#AskCoachB: Lydon to Syracuse

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Ranked at No. 57 in our ESPN 60, Tyler Lydon is a long and skilled forward who makes the defense respect him. He is starting to fill out physically and was very productive for the New Hampton School down the stretch of the season. He is from New York and Syracuse has always been his dream school.

Once again the Syracuse staff landed a 6-foot-8 forward with great positional length. He also has a deceptive bounce and skill to put the ball on the floor and make shots. Gaining more overall body strength with be key.

It was a smart move by Syracuse to get a verbal commitment early on because he came out of last summer with some heavy interest from schools such as Providence, Boston College, Maryland, Florida, Kansas and Notre Dame, among many others.

His size, skill and versatility, at a young age, are very promising.