Category: Syracuse Orange Basketball

2 Syracuse women’s basketball players crack ESPN’s top newcomers list

2 Syracuse women’s basketball players crack ESPN’s top newcomers list

Syracuse freshmen Kamilla Cardoso and Priscilla Williams both were named to ESPN’s Newcomer Impact List on Monday ahead of the 2020-21 season. The list recognizes the top 50 best incoming freshmen and transfers in women’s basketball. For the Orange, it’s another reminder ... MORE
Syracuse men’s basketball to host Bryant on November 27, per report

Syracuse men’s basketball to host Bryant on November 27, per report

As the college basketball season has been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team has yet to release a full schedule. With the season just one month away we received a bit of scheduling news on Thursday ... MORE
Abbreviated schedule will pose new challenge for Syracuse women’s basketball

Abbreviated schedule will pose new challenge for Syracuse women’s basketball

While the Syracuse women’s basketball team is awaiting specifics of its 2020-21 schedule, one certainty is that it will look a lot different than the typical fare. Teams are allowed to begin play on Nov. 25, and the ACC schedule is expected ... MORE
Dion Waiters becomes 2nd former Syracuse basketball player to win NBA championship

Dion Waiters becomes 2nd former Syracuse basketball player to win NBA championship

Dion Waiters has become just the second former Syracuse basketball player to win an NBA championship. Waiters’ Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Miami Heat, 106-93, in Game 6 of the NBA Finals Sunday night, giving L.A. its 17th banner. Waiters did not ... MORE
Dion Waiters becomes first former Syracuse basketball player in NBA Finals in 40 years

Dion Waiters becomes first former Syracuse basketball player in NBA Finals in 40 years

Dion Waiters has become the first former Syracuse basketball player to reach the NBA Finals in 40 years. Waiters’ Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Denver Nuggets, 117-107, to win the Western Conference Finals, 4-1, on Saturday night. Another SU alum, Jerami Grant, ... MORE
Two former Syracuse basketball players are set to meet in NBA Western Conference Finals

Two former Syracuse basketball players are set to meet in NBA Western Conference Finals

Two former Syracuse Orange men’s basketball players advanced in the NBA Playoffs and are now set to meet in the Western Conference Finals. The Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets will square off in the west, which subsequently means either Dion ... MORE
Son of former Syracuse basketball great Billy Owens to join team

Son of former Syracuse basketball great Billy Owens to join team

Chaz Owens, the son of former Syracuse Orange men’s basketball great Billy Owens (1988-1991), will join the team for the 2020-21 season, Syracuse Athletics announced. The younger Owens played high school basketball in Pennsylvania. He’s a 6-foot-5 wing coming off of a ... MORE
New Carrier Dome roof project making progress this summer (video)

New Carrier Dome roof project making progress this summer (video)

Work continues on the Carrier Dome roof project underway on the campus of Syracuse University. Currently, rigid panel roof steel is being put in place prior to the fabric arches being installed. Check out the video below to see the progress and ... MORE
4-star Franck Kepnang staying in 2021 gives Syracuse basketball a shot

4-star Franck Kepnang staying in 2021 gives Syracuse basketball a shot

Syracuse basketball target Franck Kepnang, a four-star center, has elected to stay in the 2021 class rather than reclassify to the 2020 recruiting cycle, according to reports from Adam Zagoria of Zagsblog and other media outlets. It seems like an uphill battle for the ... MORE
Boeheim’s Army eliminated in TBT: Poor shooting, lack of scoring dooms Syracuse team

Boeheim’s Army eliminated in TBT: Poor shooting, lack of scoring dooms Syracuse team

Boeheim’s Army quest for its first TBT title fell short in a 65-48 loss to Sideline Cancer in the event quarterfinals on Saturday in Columbus. Eric Devendorf led Boeheim’s Army with 14 points. Andrew White III had 11 points and six rebounds ... MORE
Devendorf leads Boeheim’s Army to TBT win

Devendorf leads Boeheim’s Army to TBT win

Eric Devendorf a six-year veteran of The Basketball Tournament (TBT), tallied 20 points to lead Boeheim’s Army to a 75-69 victory against Men of Mackey, on Tuesday night. Devendorf, who ranks fourth all-time in TBT scoring, converted 9-of-14 from the field and ... MORE
Goodbye Carrier Dome? Syracuse goes with ‘the Stadium’ in basketball release

Goodbye Carrier Dome? Syracuse goes with ‘the Stadium’ in basketball release

A year ago, Syracuse University stopped using the word “Carrier” in its football and basketball media guides when referencing the building where the Orange’s teams play. The school used “Dome” or “Loudhouse,” leaving off “Carrier,” which had been the building’s moniker since ... MORE
What to know about Benny Williams, Syracuse’s 1st 2021 commit

What to know about Benny Williams, Syracuse’s 1st 2021 commit

After a thunderous, two-handed dunk last season, Benny Williams tapped the top of his head and extended his arm toward the gym ceiling, repeating the gesture as if to show he still has room to grow. His knees don’t hurt anymore, indicating ... MORE
WATCH LIVE AT : All-Time Syracuse Basketball Legends Draft (podcast)

UPSTATE ORANGE: All-Time Syracuse Basketball Legends Draft (podcast)

Join Jim Sinicropi & former Upstate Orange Podcast co-host Brad Conner along with FL1 Sports’ Brendan Harrington, Tane Robinson and Dave Ekis for a fantasy-style draft of the best players in Syracuse Orange basketball history. Each participant will draft a total of ... MORE
Boeheim’s virtual Basket Ball features host couple in the living room, videos with Coach K and Mike Hopkins (full video)

Boeheim’s virtual Basket Ball features host couple in the living room, videos with Coach K and Mike Hopkins (full video)

The 2020 Jim and Juli Boeheim Basket Ball took on a more casual feeling this year even if the host couple was still decked out to the nines. Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim and his wife, Juli, invited fans and viewers into ... MORE