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LIKE OLD TIMES: Syracuse beats UConn in MSG, 72-63 (full coverage)

Syracuse defeated UConn at the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night, 72-63. Tyus Battle scored 22 points and Matthew Moyer broke out in front of a national television audience on ESPN with 18 points and 7 rebounds including a pair of one handed put-back dunks that brought the Orange faithful in NYC to their feet. Syracuse freshman Oshae Brissett recorded a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds.

Syracuse improved to 7-1 on the season and will face Colgate next in the Carrier Dome on Saturday at 2:00 pm.

HIGHLIGHTS:

COACH BOEHEIM’S POSTGAME PRESSER:

MORE ORANGE POSTGAME COVERAGE:

Fan reactions to Syracuse’s 72-63 win against Connecticut (Daily Orange)
Syracuse starts fast, other takeaways from Syracuse’s win over Connecticut (Daily Orange)
Best and worst from Syracuse basketball vs. Connecticut (Syracuse.com)

 


PREVIEW:

Syracuse and Connecticut will renew their rivalry at the Jimmy V Classic on Tuesday, Dec. 5. The match up is the second game of the night at Madison Square Garden and is scheduled for a 9 p.m. tip off. The game will be televised on ESPN and the Watch ESPN app. Fans can also listen to the broadcast on the Syracuse IMG Radio Network.

The Orange will play in Madison Square Garden for the 36th consecutive season. Syracuse is 94-77 at MSG, including a 76-48 mark during head coach Jim Boeheim’s tenure. Full preview, rosters and stats at Cuse.com

MORE GAMEDAY ORANGE HOOPS COVERAGE:

Syracuse basketball opponent preview: What to know about Connecticut (Daily Orange)
Syracuse basketball vs. UConn: Five things to watch (NunesMagician.com)
Antwoine Anderson shines in crowded depth chart as Connecticut grad transfer (Daily Orange)
Kearney grad Antwoine Anderson on being at UConn (Democrat & Chronicle)
Beat writer Q&A: The Hartford Courant’s Dom Amore breaks down struggling Huskies (Daily Orange)
A calm, collected Howard Washington seizes his Syracuse basketball moment (Syracuse.com)
Syracuse vs. Connecticut: TV/streaming, time, odds, history & more (NunesMagician.com)
What channel is Syracuse vs. Connecticut on? TV, live stream, tipoff time (Syracuse.com)
Syracuse basketball favored by 5 points against UConn (Syracuse.com)
Syracuse basketball continues to gain respect in USA Today Coaches Poll (Syracuse.com)
Fifteen years after arriving at Syracuse, Gerry McNamara still beloved in hometown (Daily Orange)
Syracuse basketball stats, advanced metrics, lineups (through 7 games) (Syracuse.com)
Beat writers all predict a low-scoring matchup between Syracuse and Connecticut (Daily Orange)
Syracuse basketball hoping to learn its lessons from loss to Kansas (Syracuse.com)

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