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ONE & DONE: Hot shooting Baylor ends Syracuse season in Salt Lake City (full coverage)

ONE & DONE: Hot shooting Baylor ends Syracuse season in Salt Lake City (full coverage)
The Syracuse (20-14, 10-8 ACC) basketball team was edged by Baylor (20-13, 10-8 Big 12), 78-69, Thursday evening in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, drawing the 2019 season to a close. The 20 wins mark the fifth 20+ win season in the last seven years for the Orange. Elijah Hughes had a career night with a personal-best 25... more

UPDATE: Frank Howard suspended indefinitely from Syracuse basketball team; sources cite failed drug test

Frank Howard suspended indefinitely from Syracuse basketball team
Syracuse will play their opening round game of the 2019 NCAA tournament on Thursday night, and potentially the entire tournament if they advance, without senior point guard Frank Howard as the school announced that he’s been suspended indefinitely. Now, sources say the suspension was due to a failed drug test. THE DAILY ORANGE REPORTS THAT THE SUSPENSION WAS DUE TO... more

First look at Syracuse’s NCAA Tournament opponent, Baylor

First look at Syracuse’s NCAA Tournament opponent, Baylor
The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team is up against the Baylor Bears in the first round of this year’s NCAA Tournament. Gripe all you want about the late tip-off-time (though I certainly won’t), but Baylor actually presents one of the better matchups of SU’s possible opponents going into Selection Sunday. So for that, I’d say I’m pretty happy about it... more

Syracuse WBB earns No. 3 seed in NCAA Tournament

Syracuse WBB earns No. 3 seed in NCAA Tournament
By earning a No. 3 seed, Syracuse will act as a host team and play games in the Carrier Dome up until the Sweet 16 round. They will host Fordham, No. 6 South Dakota State, and No. 11 Quinnipiac for the first two rounds before the tournament shifts to larger regions, and in Syracuse’s case, potentially to Portland, Ore. for... more

Syracuse #8 seed in NCAA Tournament, will play Baylor on Thursday night

Syracuse #8 seed in NCAA Tournament, will play No. 9 seed Baylor
Syracuse has received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. The Orange (20-13, 10-8) will be an eight seed and take on nine seed Baylor (19-13, 10-8 Big 12) in the round of 64 on Thursday at 9:57 pm EST in Salt Lake City, Utah. Syracuse has been an eight seed once before in its NCAA Tournament history, losing in... more

Syracuse exits ACC Tournament with 84-72 loss to Duke

Syracuse exits ACC Tournament with 84-72 loss to Duke
A career-night for senior Frank Howard wasn’t enough to push Syracuse (20-13) past #5/5 Duke Thursday night, falling 84-72 in the quarterfinal round of the ACC Tournament. Howard put up a career-best 28 points on an 11-of-20 performance from the floor while combining with Buddy Boeheim and Oshae Brissett for 52 of the Orange’s 72 points. Howard recorded four 3-pointers... more

ACC TOURNEY: Orange tops Pitt to advance; Duke next

ACC TOURNEY: Orange tops Pitt to advance; Duke next tonight
Led by a career-high 20 points from freshman Buddy Boeheim, the sixth-seeded Syracuse (20-12) men’s basketball team advanced to the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament with a 73-59 victory over Pittsburgh (14-19) Wednesday evening. In the first 20-point game of his career, Boeheim shot 6-of-13 which included three 3-pointers. He nabbed a career-high six rebounds while leading the Orange with... more

ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket, schedule finalized

ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket, schedule finalized
Despite a demoralizing loss to the Clemson Tigers on Saturday, the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team still wound up being the No. 6 seed in the 2019 ACC Tournament. SU’s 10-8 record bested Louisville’s by way of a head-to-head tiebreaker. It’s the best seed the Orange have received since their first year in the conference in 2013-14, when they finished... more

Clemson takes out Syracuse in final game of regular season (full coverage)

Orange close out regular season at Clemson (preview & info)
The Clemson Tigers (19-12, 9-9 ACC) outscored Syracuse 43-24 in the second half to rally back from a double-digit deficit and defeat the Orange 67-55 in the final game of the regular season on Saturday afternoon at Littlejohn Coliseum. The Orange (19-12, 10-8 ACC) led by as many as 10 in the first half, but couldn’t hold the advantage and... more

Hot shooting Cavs blow out Orange on Senior Night (full coverage)

Orange, #2 Virginia battle on Big Monday (preview & info)
#2 Virginia (27-2,15-2 ACC) connected on 18-of-25 3-point attempts and pulled away in the second half to defeat host Syracuse (19-11, 10-7 ACC), 79-53, in front of 29,052 in the Carrier Dome. While the Cavaliers were setting a Syracuse opponent and Dome record for 3-pointers (18), the nation’s top defensive squad also excelled, limiting the Orange to 19 second-half points.... more

Syracuse scores 85 but not enough to take win in Chapel Hill (full coverage)

Orange head south to battle Tar Heels tonight (preview & info)
Despite Syracuse scoring a season-high regulation 85 points, #5 North Carolina topped Syracuse, 93-85, Tuesday evening in Chapel Hill. Syracuse (18-10, 9-6 ACC) was led by Tyus Battle’s 29 points, a season-high in regulation, that included four 3-pointers. Additionally, the junior guard dished out five assists and led the Orange with five rebounds. Battle and the three additional Syracuse players... more

Syracuse falls to Duke in front of gigantic Dome crowd (preview & info)

Orange ready for clash with #1 Duke in front of huge Dome crowd tonight (preview & info)
In front of a record-setting crowd of 35,642, Syracuse (18-9, 9-5 ACC) battled hard against #1 Duke Blue (24-3, 12-2 ACC), but fell, 75-65. The attendance represented the largest gathering for an on-campus college basketball game, breaking the standard of 35,446 set twice previously in the Dome. Despite the double-digit point production from Tyus Battle (16 points), Elijah Hughes (12... more

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim hits & kills man walking on 690

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim hits & kills man walking on 690
Syracuse men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man walking outside his vehicle on Interstate 690 at 11:22 pm Wednesday night. The victim, 51-year old Jorge Jimenez,  had been in a car with four others near Thompson Road in Syracuse when their vehicle crashed for unknown reasons, said a source familiar with the investigation.  The man at some... more

Syracuse blows past Louisville for 20 point Dome win (full coverage)

Orange hosts Louisville tonight (preview & info)
An 18-point performance from Elijah Hughes helped Syracuse (18-8, 9-4 ACC) dominate #18/22 Louisville (18-9, 9-5 ACC), 69-49, Wednesday night in the Carrier Dome. After being quiet from three in the last two games, Hughes knocked in four 3-pointers on his way to the game-high 18 points. He also contributed six rebounds, two steals, two blocks and an assist. Oshae... more

Turnovers doom Syracuse in loss at NC State (full coverage)

Syracuse heads south to face Wolfpack (preview & info)
Despite a season-high 21 points from senior Frank Howard, NC State (18-7, 6-6 ACC) came out on top against Syracuse (17-8, 8-4 ACC) Wednesday night in Raleigh, 73-58. The Wolfpack used a 24-of-49 (49 percent) shooting performance to defeat the Orange. Howard shot 8-of-16 from the floor, including tying a career-high five 3-pointers, to match a game-best 21 points. Marek... more

KILLER B’s: Battle & Boeheim lead Syracuse past Boston College (full coverage)

KILLER B’s: Battle & Boeheim lead Syracuse past Boston College
In front of the largest on campus crowd in college basketball this year, the Syracuse Orange (17-7, 8-3 ACC) used a strong defensive effort to ground the Boston College Eagles (11-11-, 2-8 ACC) Saturday afternoon at the Carrier Dome winning 67-56. On the offensive end, Tyus Battle led the Orange with a team high 21 points. Buddy Boeheim had a... more

DOME LOSS: In a game of wild runs, Florida State takes 18-point win over Orange (full coverage)

Syracuse back in the Dome tonight to face #22 FSU (preview & info)
Tyus Battle, Elijah Hughes and Oshae Brissett’s 54 combined points could not lift Syracuse (16-7, 7-3 ACC) past #22/24 Florida State (17-5, 5-4 ACC) Tuesday night at the Carrier Dome as the Seminoles won, 80-62. Battle had a game-high 23 points on his way to surpassing 1,500 in his career. His 1,505 points move him into 21st all-time at Syracuse.... more
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