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Syracuse beats Morehead State in the Dome Saturday night (full coverage)

Syracuse welcomes Morehead State to Carrier Dome tonight
A pair of 20-point performances from Tyus Battle and Elijah Hughes led No. 16/14 Syracuse (2-0) past Morehead State (1-2), 84-70, Saturday night at the Carrier Dome. The contest was the Orange’s second of the 2K Empire Classic. Battle finished the night with a team-high 23 points followed by Hughes’ career-high of 21. The duo both shot 7-of-15 (46.7 percent)... more

Cornell and Jimmy Boeheim lose to Colgate

Cornell and Jimmy Boeheim lose to Colgate
Jimmy Boeheim caught the ball near the free throw line, considered his Colgate defender and decided to put the ball on the floor. He switched the ball to his left (dominant) hand, breezed to the rim, finished and was fouled. For Boeheim, the Cornell sophomore, that one play epitomized what he’s been working on since last season. Cornell, Jimmy Boeheim... more

Jim Boeheim’s daughter to play basketball at UofR

Jim Boeheim’s daughter to play basketball at UofR
The Boeheim name is synonymous with college basketball in New York state. After all, Jim Boeheim is in the 43rd year of his Hall of Fame career. His son, Buddy, is a freshman at Syracuse this year and his other son, Jimmy, is a sophomore at Cornell. But there’s another Boeheim who’s making a mark in college basketball, and she’s... more

Syracuse opens season with 66-38 defeat of Eastern Washington (full coverage)

Syracuse opens 2018-19 hoops season tonight vs. Eastern Washington (preview & info)
A game-high 20 points from Oshae Brissett led the Syracuse (1-0) to a 66-38 season opening victory against Eastern Washington (0-1) Tuesday night at the Carrier Dome. The contest was the first of four for the Orange in the 2K Empire Classic benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project. The only player from either team to record double-digit points, Brissett also led... more

Tickets For Syracuse-Duke game in the Dome on sale

Tickets For Syracuse-Duke game in the Dome on sale Tuesday
Individual game tickets for the Syracuse vs. Duke game on Saturday, February 23 in the Carrier Dome will go on sale on Tuesday, November 6, at 10 a.m. Season tickets, which provide the best value per game, are also on sale with a starting price of $250. Tickets for the Duke game start at $90 and are dynamically priced (the... more

How Buddy Boeheim carried out his lifelong goal of playing for Syracuse

How Buddy Boeheim carried out his lifelong goal of playing for Syracuse
At three years old, Buddy Boeheim pulled game tapes out of a drawer in his parents’ bedroom. Buddy remembered which games Syracuse won and which it lost. The tapes with the most wear and tear were some of the biggest wins SU had in Buddy’s lifetime. “If it was one I really liked, like the (2003) national championship game, that... more

Orange rolls to 89-52 win against LeMoyne in final tune-up (full coverage)

Orange rolls to 89-52 win against LeMoyne in final tune-up (full coverage)
Redshirt junior Elijah Hughes led Syracuse with 21 points and five rebounds in an 89-52 victory against Le Moyne in an exhibition game at the Carrier Dome on Wednesday night. Hughes, who had 16 of his 21 points in the first half, was 7-of-9 from the field, including two three-point field goals, and was 5-of-5 from the free throw line.... more

Four-star recruit Quincy Guerrier commits to Syracuse basketball

Four-star recruit Quincy Guerrier commits to Syracuse basketball
Quincy Guerrier, a 6-foot-7 forward in the 2019 class, has committed to play basketball at Syracuse University. Guerrier chose Syracuse out of a final group of three schools. His final list included Illinois and Oregon. He made his announcement in the Montreal TV studio of RDS during the network’s halftime show for the New York Knicks-Indiana Pacers game. Syracuse.com: Read... more

Brissett, newcomers lead Orange hoops in exhibition opener (full coverage)

Brissett, newcomers lead Orange hoops in exhibition opener
Oshae Brissett’s 22-points led the Syracuse men’s basketball team to a 77-45 victory over the College of St. Rose in Thursday night’s exhibition game at the Carrier Dome. A pair of newcomers, Elijah Hughes and Buddy Boeheim, contributed heavily with 19 points each. The trio each notched three three-pointers while Brissett led both teams with 14 rebounds. Paschal Chukwu contributed... more

Syracuse starts hoops campaign ranked #16

Syracuse starts hoops campaign ranked #16
The Syracuse men’s basketball team grabbed the 16th spot in the Associated Press Preseason Poll announced on Monday afternoon. Kansas took the top spot in the ranking, with 37 first-place votes, followed by Kentucky (19 first-place nods). The Orange were one of seven ACC programs in the poll. In addition to Syracuse, Duke (4th), Virginia (5th), North Carolina (8th), Virginia... more

Joe Girard III chooses Syracuse hoops over Duke, BC, Notre Dame & Michigan

Joe Girard III chooses Syracuse hoops over Duke, BC, Notre Dame & Michigan
Joe Girard III, a 6-foot-2 guard from Glens Falls, N.Y., has committed to Syracuse University. Girard made the announcement during a press conference at the Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls on Sunday night. Girard, who averaged 50 point per game last season, picked Syracuse from a final list of six schools that included Boston College, Duke, Michigan, Notre Dame and... more

Syracuse takes next step to create new Carrier Dome experience

Syracuse takes next step to create new Dome experience
This week, Syracuse University Athletics took another important step as it seeks to advance its multi-year plan to invest $118 million to create a new stadium experience on its main campus. On Tuesday, several Syracuse University representatives appeared before the City of Syracuse Planning Commission to formally present its roof replacement application. This latest action follows the University’s May 14... more

Boeheim talks Syracuse hoops, college basketball rules ahead of 2018 season

Boeheim talks Syracuse hoops, college basketball rules ahead of 2018 season
Ahead of the 2018-19 season, The Daily Orange sat down with SU head coach Jim Boeheim to discuss the upcoming campaign, his personnel and the new college basketball rules. Boeheim enters his 43rd season at the helm of his alma mater. The Orange, who have held practice for the past two weeks, tip off the season Nov. 6 against Eastern... more

Syracuse basketball recruit Joe Girard III will announce college decision Sunday

Syracuse basketball recruit Joe Girard III will announce college decision Sunday
Syracuse basketball recruit Joe Girard III will announce his college choice on Sunday. Girard will announce his choice at 7 p.m. at the Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls, according to an email sent by Glens Falls High School. The event will be open to the public. Syracuse.com: Read More 2019 CG Joe Girard III of Glens Falls & @TheCityRocks will... more

Syracuse basketball gets commitment from 2019 center John Bol Ajak

Syracuse basketball gets commitment from 2019 center John Bol Ajak
John Bol Ajak, a 6-foot-11 center at Westtown School in West Chester, Pa., has committed to Syracuse University, he announced on Instagram Tuesday afternoon. Ajak visited the Syracuse campus this past weekend. He confirmed his decision in a telephone interview with Syracuse.com. “It just felt right,” Ajak said. “After I came up to the school, it was obvious.” He said... more

Previewing the 2018-19 Syracuse men’s basketball team

Previewing the 2018-19 Syracuse men’s basketball team
Welcome to October! As fall is upon us, we are slowly but surely getting closer to college basketball season which means it’s about time to get Syracuse Orange basketball coverage into full swing. Syracuse figures to be ranked to start the preseason, which also means that the national media will focus in on the Orange in various previews including top... more

Syracuse basketball single-game tickets on sale

Syracuse basketball single-game tickets on sale
Individual game tickets for the 2018-19 Syracuse men’s basketball season are on sale.The Orange have 19 regular-season Dome games and two exhibition games this winter. Season tickets, which provide the best value per game, are also on sale. Syracuse was 23-14 a season ago and advanced to the NCAA Tournament’s “Sweet 16.” The Orange have all five starters returning from... more
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