Sophomore Tyus Battle scored a team-high 22 points to lead Syracuse (6-1) in its 76-60 setback to No. 2 Kansas (7-0) on Saturday night at the AmericanAirlines Arena in the Miami Hoophall Invitational. Junior Frank Howard posted 15 points with seven assists and freshman Oshae Brissett finished with 13 points and nine rebounds.
Devonte Graham led the Jayhawks with 35 points and five assists. Graham shot 10-of-17 (58.8 percent) from the field and 7-of-13 (53.8 percent) from 3-point range.
Post-Game Press Conference
Tyus Battle finishes with authority on fast break against Kansas
Syracuse.com’s Brent Axe talks loss to #2 Kansas
– SU basketball can’t hang on against Kansas in Miami (CNY Central)
– #2 Kansas Downs ‘Cuse in Hoophall Miami Invite (Cuse.com)
– Syracuse loses to Kansas, 76-60, as Tyus Battle and Frank Howard fail to out duel Devonte Graham (Daily Orange)
– Fan reactions to Syracuse’s 76-60 loss against No. 2 Kansas (Daily Orange)
– Kansas 76, Syracuse 60: Jayhawks hand Orange first loss (NunesMagician.com)
– GameThread: Syracuse suffers first loss of year to Kansas (NunesMagician.com)
– Frank Howard’s foul trouble hurt Syracuse in loss to Kansas (Syracuse.com)
– Syracuse basketball again struggles to make 3-pointers in loss to Kansas (Syracuse.com)
– Watch Jim Boeheim’s news conference after Syracuse basketball vs. Kansas (Syracuse.com)
– Best and worst from Syracuse basketball vs. Kansas (Syracuse.com)
– Syracuse basketball box score vs. Kansas (Syracuse.com)
– No. 2 Kansas hands Syracuse basketball its 1st loss of season (Syracuse.com)
– You Grade the Orange: Rate Syracuse basketball performance vs. Kansas (Syracuse.com)
After a nail-biting win against Maryland, the Syracuse Orange will look to pull off the upset against the Kansas Jayhawks in the Hoophall Miami Invitational. The Orange will need more big time plays from Frank Howard, Tyus Battle and Oshae Brissett if they want to continue their perfect start to the season.
Kansas is by far the best team Syracuse will have faced yet, as they come into this contest with the same 6-0 record as the Orange; Kansas also moved up in the AP Poll this week from No. 3 to No. 2. Kansas has one marquee win against Kentucky this year, but don’t get me wrong, the Orange need a perfect performance to pull this one out. Read More
The Orange will be without grad transfer Geno Thorpe who left the program on Friday for personal reasons.
GAMEDAY PREVIEWS & INFO:
– What channel is Syracuse basketball vs. Kansas on? TV, live stream, tipoff time (Syracuse.com)
– Orange Meet #2 Jayhawks in Hoophall Miami Invitational (Cuse.com)
– Syracuse basketball vs. Kansas: 10 things to watch for (Syracuse.com)
– Orange playing with the fight of an underdog; they’re a big one vs. Kansas (Democrat & Chronicle)
– Geno Thorpe has left Syracuse basketball for personal reasons (Daily Orange)
– Syracuse vs. Kansas Q&A with Rock Chalk Talk (NunesMagician.com)
– Syracuse basketball an 11.5-point underdog against Kansas (Syracuse.com)
– Syracuse alumnus donates $3.5 million to Archbold Gymnasium renovation (Daily Orange)
– Beat writers predict Syracuse’s win streak comes to an end against No. 2 Kansas (Daily Orange)
– Geno Thorpe has left the Syracuse basketball program (NunesMagician.com)
– How will Geno Thorpe’s departure impact Syracuse basketball? (Syracuse.com)
MORE PREGAME COVERAGE:
– Syracuse vs. Kansas: TV/streaming, time, odds, history & more (NunesMagician.com)
– Syracuse is one of 20 undefeated teams: When will each lose its 1st game? (Syracuse.com)
– How can Syracuse basketball upset No. 2 Kansas? (Syracuse.com)
– Syracuse Orange basketball fans should embrace rational optimism (NunesMagician.com)
– Orange in the NBA: Michael Carter-Williams gets start, Malachi Richardson sent to G-League (Syracuse.com)
Syracuse is one of five schools in the nation whose men’s (6-0) and women’s (7-0) basketball teams went undefeated in November.
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