NEW YORK STATE FAIR -- Former SU basketball stars Lawrence Moten and "Pearl" Washington made an appearance at the Honest Tea booth, near Gate 4, on Friday afternoon.
Both Moten and Washington were at the fair to chat with their fans, take pictures and sign autographs. They will be on the grounds along with former Orange star John Wallace during the next few days.
They say they always feel welcomed in Central New York.
"Anyway I can come back, you know I will, you know. I consider Syracuse my second home. It's good to be back here at the state fair. I haven't been here in, maybe like 15 years," Moten said.
"This is my second home. You know, Syracuse is, you know, where I lived at for three years and plus I came back and lived for like another nine, ten years. So to me, ya know, I bleed orange and a lot of these people here bleed orange too also," Washington said.