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Syracuse Basketball Social Media Report 5.0

The rise of Jerami Grant.

It was a great week for the Orange, both on the court and on Twitter. Two nationally televised games gave a few players gigantic jumps - higher gains than we've seen all season. The eight players on Twitter who appear regularly in the rotation had an average gain of 4.6% this week. Some huge games and consistency has earned a few players a ton of new followers.

1. Brandon Triche

Last Week: 14,131

This Week: 14,420

Percent Change: +2.05%

Triche continues to be a quiet presence on the floor for the Orange. He hasn't gained too many followers, but he has consistently gained a solid amount every week. Just wait until the breakout performance that we all know is coming from him.

2.Rakeem Christmas

Last Week: 13,071

This Week: 13,255

Percent Change: +1.41%

3.Michael-Carter Williams

Last Week: 11,566

This Week: 12,036

Percent Change:+4.06%

Carter-Williams still leads the country in assists and now averages almost 11 per game. Against Monmouth, he passed for 16 assists and continues to tear up opposing defenses. He made the biggest jump this season, adding just under 500 followers. He mentions his accomplishment:

4.C.J. Fair

Last Week: 10,765

This Week: 10,915

Percent Change: +1.39%

5.Trevor Cooney

Last Week: 5,532

This Week: 5,906

Percent Change: +6.76%

Cooney finally had his coming out party after starting the season in a shooting slump. He's scored in double figures in the past three games and hit 10 three-pointers during that stretch.

6.Baye Moussa Keita

Last Week: 4,308

This Week: 4,410

Percent Change: +2.37%

7.DaJuan Coleman

Last Week: 3,546

This Week: 3,779

Percent Change:+6.57%

Coleman is another player who has had some huge games lately, adding up to big gains in followers. In his last game, Coleman picked up 14 rebonds and completed his third double digit scoring performance of the season.

8.Jerami Grant

Last Week: 3,217

This Week: 3,623

Percent Change: +12.62%

Jerami Grant sets the record for the biggest percent gain this season. A monstrous jump for Grant was the product of a monstrous game. Against Eastern Michigan, a game on ESPNU, Grant hit double figures for the first time, scoring 11 points and making a few huge plays that didn't go unnoticed.

Tweet of the Week:

Not only did Grant earn the biggest gain but he also earned the Tweet of the Week. A little while after the Monmouth game on Saturday, Grant tweeted this proof oh his incredible dedication:

9.Griffin Hoffmann

Last Week: 2,064

This Week: 2,104

Percent Change: +1.94%

10.Matt Lyde-Cajuste

Last Week: 759

This Week: 771

Percent Change: +1.58%

11.Albert Nassar

Last Week: 631

This Week: 640

Percent Change: +1.43%

12.Russ DeRemer

Last Week: 595

This Week: 593

Percent Change: -0.34

After hitting the green for the first time this season, DeRemer slumps back into the red.

13.Nolan Hart

Last Week: 588

This Week: 605

Percent Change: 2.89%

Nolan Hart is emerging as the fan-favorite walk on. When Syracuse goes up big, you'll hear "Nolan" chants coming from the student section.

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