Apr. 20, 2016
An icon, a leader, a superstar, a legend. That's what Dwayne "Pearl" Washington will be remembered as, with news of his death circulating around the sports world, Wednesday. Washington lead the way for the Syracuse basketball program to be put on the map nationally as he was one of the biggest talents in the Big East Conference as it exploded onto the scene. Pearl played for the then-Orangemen from 1983-1986, and in that time, helped Syracuse become a national powerhouse.