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Tyler Lydon Exits Syracuse Game With Strained Achilles

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Syracuse sophomore forward Tyler Lydon exited the team’s 105-57 victory over Eastern Michigan late in the first half with a strained Achilles.

The 6-foot-9 Lydon is averaging 11.8 points and 7.4 rebounds and was coming off a career-high 29-point outing in Saturday’s loss to Georgetown.

Lydon is currently the projected No. 17 pick in 2017 by DraftExpress.com.

Syracuse hosts St. John’s on Wednesday.

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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.