Home of Syracuse Hoops Star Burns While He Played on Saturday
The Massachusetts home of Syracuse standout Michael Carter-Williams was destroyed by fire on Saturday night as he played in the third round of the NCAA tournament game against California. Authorities in Hamilton, Mass. say the several fire companies responded to the three-alarm fire and the home is considered a total loss. WSYR radio reported that while Carter-Williams’ mother was in San Jose at the game, other family members were watching the game inside the home, when the fire broke out. Syracuse University personnel took the sophomore standout to his mother in the arena after the game where he was informed of the tragedy. The cause of the fire is unclear, but Carter-
Williams tweeted late last night that no one was injured in the blaze. He will play in DC on Thursday as the Orange enter the Sweet 16 portion of the NCAA Tournament.