Saturday, April 6, 2013
The second of two Final Four college basketball games on Saturday night will include Hamilton native Michael Carter-Williams.
Michael Carter-Williams, the college sophomore point guard from Hamilton who has attracted the attention of NBA scouts from several teams this season, will play on his biggest stage yet Saturday night. Carter-Williams, wearing No. 1 on his uniform, had a breakout season this year and appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated at the start of the March Madness tournament. Basketball experts are saying he will play a key role as the Syracuse Orange take on the Michigan Wolverines in the second game in Saturday's Final Four of the men's March Madness basketball tournament on Saturday night in Atlanta. Gametime is scheduled for 8:49 p.m. and the game will air nationally on CBS - locally WBZ-TV channel 4. Carter-Williams' personal story will …
Monday, March 25, 2013
The cause of Saturday night's fire has been determined to be accidental.
As many as 50 firefighters battled a three-alarm fire Saturday night at the home of Michael Carter-Williams, only to find out later than the sophomore guard was helping the Syracuse Orange into the Sweet 16 of the March Madness tournament. In the end, the fire at 261 Cutler Road ended up generating one of the largest responses to a house fire in Hamilton in several years, according to Hamilton Fire Department Deputy Chief Kirby Brand. "It's been a while since we've had a three-alarm fire in Hamilton," Brand said. Nobody was injured in the fire. Brand said it was not until after the fire that he realized that Carter-Williams was on the court in a Round of 32 matchup with the University of California in San Diego while he was directing teams…
Sunday, January 20, 2013
The No. 6-ranked Syracuse Orange upset No. 1 Louisville on Saturday in a nationally televised NCAA basketball game.
Michael Carter-William's 11 points, plus a steal and dunk, in the final minutes on Saturday were key factors in Syracuse Orange's upset win over the No. 1-ranked Louisville Cardinals in NCAA basketball action, according to a report by Fox Sports. Carter-Williams, a sophomore at Syracuse, is a Hamilton-native who played his freshman year at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School before transferring to St. Andrew's in Rhode Island, where he was named the state's Gatorade Player of the Year his senior year. The win 70-68 win for Syracuse came on the road in Louisville at the KFC Yum! Center in a game nationally televised on ESPN. Syracuse is undefeated in the Big East and has only one loss on the season.