Men's Basketball

On the beat: NBA Draft preview and a look ahead to the 2016-17 Syracuse basketball season

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Malachi Richardson will find out his NBA fate in Thursday's draft at 8 p.m. in the Barclays Center.

Syracuse is losing its two highest scorers to the NBA on Thursday. Both Malachi Richardson and Michael Gbinije are expected to go in the first two rounds, and present different question marks to prospective teams.

In the latest installment of the On The Beat podcast, The Daily Orange’s men’s basketball beat writers Connor Grossman, Matt Schneidman and Paul Schwedelson briefly examine how each player stacks up in the draft, and offer a look ahead to next season.

Does transfer John Gillon start over Frank Howard? How will Jim Boeheim split playing time between big men Dajuan Coleman and Paschal Chukwu? What’s going on with four-star forward Taurean Thompson’s recruitment?

Answers to these questions and more, below:

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