Battle erupts for 28 in Orange victory over Iona (full coverage)

Sophomore Tyus Battle scored a career-high 28 points with five rebounds and three assists to lead Syracuse (2-0) to a 71-62 victory over Iona (0-2) Tuesday night in the Carrier Dome. Eleven of Battle’s 28 came in the final eight minutes of the second half to help the Orange pull away. Junior Frank Howard added a career-high 15 points with... more

UPSTATE ORANGE: The new look Syracuse basketball team hits the court (podcast)

Join Jim Sinicropi and “The Professor” Brad Conner for the season premiere of the Upstate Orange Podcast on Sunday morning at 10:00 am. Discuss the new look Syracuse basketball team as they begin the 2017-18 with a win over Cornell on Friday night, hear reaction to a recent article on Jim Boeheim that was published at TheRinger.com, and of course,... more

Orange host Iona tonight (info & preview)

Syracuse returns home for its second game of the 2017-18 season against Iona on Tuesday night in the Carrier Dome. Opening tip-off is set for 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased on Cuse.com, by calling 1-888-DOMETIX or at Gate B of the Carrier Dome. Fans can also watch the game on ACC Network Extra. This will mark the fifth meeting... more

Syracuse surges past Cornell in season opener (full coverage)

Sophomore Tyus Battle scored a game-high 18 points and freshman Oshae Brissett added 11 points and 10 rebounds to lead Syracuse past Cornell, 77-45, Friday night in the season opener for both sides at the Carrier Dome. The game featured the collegiate debut of Cornell freshman Jimmy Boeheim playing on Boeheim Court against his father, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim. Jimmy... more

Syracuse, Cornell open 2017-18 hoops seasons in the Dome tonight (preview)

Syracuse and Cornell begin their 2017-18 regular season in the Carrier Dome Friday night. Opening tip-off is set for 7 p.m. This will be Jim Boeheim’s 42nd season opener as head coach for the Orange. Syracuse looks to improve its all-time record against Cornell, which currently stands at 91-31. The teams first met on Feb. 16, 1902, which resulted in an... more

Strong second half powers Syracuse past SCSU in exhibition finale (full coverage)

After trailing by five at halftime, Syracuse outscored Southern Connecticut State 60-30 in the second half and ran away with an 84-59 victory. Sophomore Tyus Battle and junior Frank Howard combined for 39 points and Battle added six rebounds. Freshman Oshae Brissett chipped in with 16 points and five rebounds and freshman Bourama Sidibe added eight points with 12 boards... more

Orange hosts So. Connecticut St. in final exhibition tonight (preview)

Syracuse returns to the Carrier Dome Monday, Nov. 6 to close out its exhibition schedule against Southern Connecticut State. Opening tip is set for 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased on Cuse.com, by calling 1-888-DOMETIX or at Gate B of the Carrier Dome. Fans can also watch the game on ACC Network Extra. The Orange played its first exhibition game... more

Syracuse rolls in exhibition opener (full coverage)

Sophomore Tyus Battle had a game-high 20 points and freshman Oshae Brissett contributed 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead Syracuse by Southern New Hampshire, 84-54, in a Wednesday night exhibition game at the Carrier Dome. Junior Frank Howard and freshman Howard Washington each tallied double-digit scoring on the night with 15 and 11 points, respectively. Freshman Bourama Sidibe and... more

How to watch Syracuse exhibition vs. Southern New Hampshire tonight

Syracuse’s men’s basketball team plays its first of two exhibition games at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Carrier Dome, when the Orange meets Southern New Hampshire. SU, with all the new faces and new roles, will offer an early glimpse on lineups and style of play. Geno Thorpe, who missed the Orange-White intrasquad scrimmage with a minor ankle injury, is... more

Is Syracuse’s 10th-place ACC prediction the lowest ever for the Orange?

The Syracuse Orange was picked to finish 10th in the Atlantic Coast Conference in the preseason media poll that was released by the ACC on Thursday. The Orange is coming off a 19-15 season in which Syracuse failed to earn an NCAA tournament bid. Syracuse lost four starters off last year’s team. Those departures are the biggest reason for Syracuse’s... more

‘Cuse at ACC basketball Media Day (full coverage)

Hall of Fame head coach Jim Boeheim, junior guard Frank Howard and sophomore guard Tyus Battle spent Wednesday in Charlotte, N.C., participating in ACC Media Day. Coaches and student-athletes from each ACC school went through interviews with print, radio and television reporters. One interview segment at the ESPN studios included Boeheim, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and North Carolina mentor Roy... more

What are the key questions to ask Jim Boeheim at ACC media day?

Like all Syracuse Orange fans, I’m a resident of the state of California, and therefore, will not be headed to Charlotte on Wednesday for ACC Operation Basketball. You’re likely confused at this point because this event sounds like a covert mission. It is not. It’s actually a pretty public event for ACC men’s basketball media day. However, since the league... more

KENNY’S 2 PENNIES: Bills, Justin Timberlake & World Series Heat (podcast)

On this week’s episode of Kenny’s 2 Pennies, Kenny Haas rants about the World Series and record high temperatures, the Buffalo Bills, and Justin Timberlake’s upcoming performance at the Super Bowl. . more

BREMER: Three takeaways from Syracuse basketball Orange vs. White Game

The Syracuse University Men’s Basketball team held its annual season kickoff event in the Dome on Friday night, but it looked slightly different than in years past. The night’s focus was on basketball, without much of the entertainment that surrounded “Orange Madness” in other years. Here are three key observations about what happened on the court. Battle of the Big... more

Former Syracuse forward Tyler Lydon assigned to G-League

Former Syracuse basketball forward Tyler Lydon has been assigned to the G-League, the Denver Nuggets announced earlier today. Lydon, a 6-foot-9 stretch forward, was selected 24th overall by the Utah Jazz in the 2017 NBA Draft, but his rights were traded to Denver shortly thereafter. Lydon first jumped onto the scene his freshman year at Syracuse with an impressive showing... more

Syracuse falls short after late surge at #8 Miami (full coverage)

No. 8 Miami (6-0, 3-0 ACC) held off a second half Syracuse (4-4, 2-2 ACC) comeback bid in a 27-19 victory at Hard Rock Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 21. The Hurricanes were victorious in their 10th consecutive game. The Orange put up yet another strong second half, outscoring Miami 16-14 after halftime. Moe Neal accounted for the lone Syracuse touchdown... more

Syracuse basketball holds Media Day, Orange-White scrimmage

Syracuse basketball is back and despite the warm weather in Upstate New York this October, hoops season is looming. On Friday, the Orange hit the court with a completely new look roster and, as usual, expectations remain high for the program despute significant offseason losses… – Observations from Syracuse basketball’s Orange-White scrimmage (Syracuse.com) – 3 Reactions from Syracuse’s Orange and... more

Class of 2018 4-star guard Jalen Carey commits to Syracuse

Four-star guard Jalen Carey committed to Syracuse on Wednesday night, he announced in a video on Twitter. Carey visited Syracuse on Sept. 8 and had an in-house visit from SU head coach Jim Boeheim a week later, his father told Zagsblog.com. The Class of 2018 commit, ranked No. 34 by ESPN, chose the Orange over Connecticut. He cut Miami after... more
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