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Syracuse Signee McCullough Wants to Play With Ennis

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Chris McCulloughAt this point, what froncourt player wouldn’t want to play with Syracuse point guard Tyler Ennis?

The Orange are 24-0 and ranked No. 1 in the nation and Ennis is the newest freshman sensation.

But incoming 6-foot-10 Syracuse signee Chris McCullough actually could play with Ennis next year.

And he would like to.

Very much.

“I’m hoping he stays so I can play with him,” McCullough told after going for 30 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists in IMG Academy’s win over South Carolina Sports Academy Friday night.

“I think we would be good together. He’ll make me look good as much as I will make him look good.”

Of course, it remains unclear if McCullough and Ennis will ever play together. Ennis is ranked in the Top 10 picks of several mock drafts, but Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim said he doesn’t think the Canadian sensation will come out.

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Adam Zagoria is a New York Times contributor and Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.