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Syracuse basketball star's home catches fire during game


Courtesy M. Buccini,

HAMILTON, Mass. ( – A fire that destroyed the home of the mother of a Syracuse University basketball player playing in the NCAA tournament game started in the chimney, investigators say.

The three-alarm fire broke out at the Hamilton home of Many Carter-Zegarowski on Saturday. Her son, Michael Carter-Williams, was playing in a Round of 32 game against California when the fire broke out.

Carter-Zegarowski was at the game in California when the fire occurred.

According to the Hamilton-Wenham Patch, other family members were inside of the home when authorities arrived; however, no injuries were reported.

Photo Courtesy: Courtesy M. Buccini,