Category: Syracuse Orange Basketball

Syracuse takes down Virginia to advance to ACC Quarterfinals

Syracuse takes down Virginia to advance to ACC Quarterfinals

Syracuse led for the final 27 minutes of the game and allowed just three points in the fourth quarter, beating Virginia 67-50 to advance to the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament for the second-straight year. The Orange forced 26 turnovers and blocked ... MORE
ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse hits the road to take on Boston College tonight (preview & info)

Elijah Hughes and Buddy Boeheim lead Syracuse to road win over Boston College, 84-71 (full coverage)

The Elijah and Buddy Show took over Conte Forum to the delight of the Syracuse fans who took over Boston College’s arena on Tuesday night. Elijah Hughes and Buddy Boeheim combined for 49 points as Syracuse pulled away in the second half ... MORE
Louisville tops Syracuse in ACC Quarterfinals

Louisville tops Syracuse in ACC Quarterfinals

Top-seeded Louisville’s 3-point shooting was too much for Syracuse to overcome, as the Orange fell to the Cardinals, 71-46, in the quarterfinals of the 2020 ACC Tournament. The No. 5-ranked Cardinals made 12 shots from downtown, led by ACC Player of the ... MORE
ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse closes out regular season at Miami

Syracuse falls to Miami, 69-65, in overtime to close regular season (full coverage)

Syracuse survived a half without Elijah Hughes, but it couldn’t manage an extra five minutes without its star player. Miami handed Syracuse a 69-65 overtime loss in an ugly affair at the Watsco Center on Saturday. Hughes, the ACC’s leading scorer, watched from ... MORE
Hughes earns first team All-ACC

Hughes earns first team All-ACC

Redshirt junior forward Elijah Hughes, who led the conference in scoring average during the regular season, was named first team All-ACC on Monday. Duke sophomore guard Tre Jones was voted the 2020 ACC Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, ... MORE
ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse takes on North Carolina tonight in ACC second round

Syracuse stuns North Carolina with 81-53 victory in second round of ACC Tournament (full coverage)

Syracuse stunned North Carolina, 81-53, in the second round of the ACC Tournament here at the Greensboro Coliseum on Wednesday. The game came at the end of a strange day in college basketball with games being canceled or postponed due to the ... MORE
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ACC reverses decision, joins other major conferences in canceling tournament games

ACC reverses decision, joins other major conferences in canceling tournament games

The ACC has decided to cancel the remainder of its men’s basketball tournament due to the coronavirus pandemic. ACC officials made the decision just minutes before tipoff of Thursday’s first quarterfinal game between Florida State and Clemson at the Greensboro Coliseum. ACC ... MORE
Watch the Carrier Dome roof as it is deflated for final time (video)

Watch the Carrier Dome roof as it is deflated for final time & watch live construction progress (video)

As part of the Carrier Dome roof project at Syracuse University, the air-supported roof was lowered for the final time on Monday.  The building remains, but the landmark inflatable white roof that has stood tall on the Syracuse skylines for the past 40 ... MORE
ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse hits the road for a Saturday showdown against Florida State (preview & info)

Syracuse falls short at Florida State, 80-77 (full coverage)

Led by Elijah Hughes, Syracuse put forth a gutsy effort against 8th-ranked Florida State but came up just short in an 80-77 loss at the Donald Tucker Center on Saturday. Hughes, who was questionable after sustaining a groin injury earlier in the ... MORE
Syracuse women roll past Pittsburgh, 71-53

Syracuse women roll past Pittsburgh for fourth straight victory

A pair of strong performances from Kiara Lewis and Digna Strautmane helped Syracuse roll past Pittsburgh for the 18th consecutive win. The Orange topped the Panthers 71-53 at home in the Carrier Dome to extend their winning streak to four and improve to 14-11 overall and ... MORE
ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse hits the road to face Louisville tonight (preview & info)

Syracuse gets pounded by Louisville, 90-66 (full coverage)

Louisville had too many weapons and too much physical strength for Syracuse. Louisville exerted its advantages in experience, size, depth and strength to hand Syracuse a 90-66 loss at the KFC Yum! Center on Wednesday night. It was the worst loss for ... MORE
Syracuse women top Clemson for fifth straight victory, 59-46

Syracuse women top Clemson for fifth straight victory, 59-46

With 1,592 fans in attendance, Syracuse used a 59-46 victory over Clemson Thursday night in the Carrier Dome to secure its fifth-straight victory and improve to 10-3 at home. The ninth consecutive win over the Tigers (7-20, 3-13 ACC) improves the Orange’s ... MORE
ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse takes on Georgia Tech at the Carrier Dome tonight (preview & info)

Big second half propels Syracuse over Georgia Tech, 79-72 (full coverage)

The Syracuse Orange looked all but dead at halftime, but rallied with an impressive second-half effort to claim a 79-72 victory over Georgia Tech on Saturday at the Carrier Dome. The Orange came into Saturday’s game having lost five of its last ... MORE
Syracuse Women’s basketball falls short against Notre Dame, 72-70

Syracuse Women’s basketball falls short against Notre Dame, 72-70

It took four full quarters of basketball to decide a victor, but the day ultimately ended with Syracuse (15-12, 9-7 ACC) losing, 72-70, to Notre Dame (11-17, 6-10 ACC) Sunday afternoon in South Bend, Ind. Orange guard Kiara Lewis joined the 1,000-point club with ... MORE
ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse hits the road to take on Pittsburgh tonight (preview & info)

Syracuse cruises to road win over Pittsburgh, 72-49 (full coverage)

How convincing was Syracuse’s 72-49 win over Pittsburgh on Wednesday night? When the game stopped for a timeout with 10:30 left and Syracuse leading 60-37, many Pitt fans began streaming up the aisles and out into the rainy night. Syracuse dominated the ... MORE