Category: Syracuse Orange Basketball

Joe Girard’s last-second free throws pull Syracuse past Indiana in double-overtime thriller (full coverage)

Joe Girard’s last-second free throws pull Syracuse past Indiana in double-overtime Dome thriller (full coverage)

When Syracuse men’s basketball needed its best player the most desperately, Buddy Boeheim came through. The hero of the Orange’s Sweet 16 run last March turned in a signature performance on Tuesday night. The junior wing caught fire in double overtime versus ... MORE
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Syracuse women snap three-game skid with win over Colgate (full coverage)

Syracuse (3-4) earned a 79-57 win over Colgate (1-5) on Sunday afternoon in the Carrier Dome. The win snapped a three-game losing streak and gave the Orange their third win of the season at home. Chrislyn Carr had her second consecutive 20-point ... MORE
ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse takes on Auburn in final game of Battle 4 Atlantis (preview, media & info)

Syracuse’s defense crumbles again as Auburn cruises to win in Battle 4 Atlantis finale (full coverage)

The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team lost its final game in the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament, falling to a physical Auburn Tigers team 89-68. Syracuse drops to 3-3 with the loss while Auburn improved to 5-1. Buddy Boeheim, Cole Swider and Jesse ... MORE
Syracuse bounces back with win over Arizona State in Battle 4 Atlantis (full coverage)

Syracuse bounces back with win over Arizona State in Battle 4 Atlantis (full coverage)

Syracuse (3-2) bounces back to defeat Arizona State (2-4), 92-84 in the second round of the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament. All five starters for the Orange scored in double-digit points including Cole Swider recording his first double-double of the season with 19 ... MORE
ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse faces VCU at Battle 4 Atlantis (preview, media & info)

Syracuse falls to VCU in Battle 4 Atlantis, 67-55 (full coverage)

Virginia Commonwealth’s swarming defense stymied Syracuse and the Orange suffered a 67-55 loss to the Rams in the opening round of the Battle 4 Atlantis here on Wednesday. Box score The Rams made life miserable for Syracuse, sticking to the Orange players ... MORE
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Syracuse women’s basketball goes winless in Battle 4 Atlantis, edged by Buffalo 88-79 (full coverage)

A week ago, Felisha Legette-Jack stood at center court in the Carrier Dome and watched her No. 33 jersey rise to the Carrier Dome rafters. The former Syracuse women’s basketball star became the first Orange female athlete to experience a jersey retirement ... MORE
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Syracuse women’s basketball falls to Minnesota at Battle 4 Atlantis (full coverage)

The Syracuse women’s basketball team fell into a hole in the third quarter and couldn’t dig itself out in a 70-63 loss to Minnesota at the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas on Sunday night. Box score Former Syracuse player Kadiatou Sissoko ... MORE
ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse hosts Colgate (preview, media & info)

Streak snapped: Syracuse falls to Colgate, 100-85, for first time since 1962 (full coverage)

Syracuse’s 50-year winning streak against Colgate came to a shocking end on Saturday. Syracuse had beaten its Upstate New York neighbor 54 consecutive times with Colgate’s last win over the Orange coming in the 1961-62 season. When Syracuse ran out to an ... MORE
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Syracuse women’s basketball falls to South Florida in Battle 4 Atlantis (full coverage)

Syracuse (2-2) lost to No. 23 South Florida (3-1), 77-53, in the first game of the Bad Boy Mowers Women’s Battle 4 Atlantis on Saturday afternoon. Christianna Carr led all scorers with 14 points while Eboni Walker had a team-best seven rebounds ... MORE
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Syracuse women bounce back with win over Morgan State, 79-60 (full coverage)

Syracuse improved to 2-1 on Wednesday night with a 79-60 win over Morgan State (0-4) in the Carrier Dome. Led by a career night by redshirt sophomore Teisha Hyman, Syracuse scored 40 points in the paint in the win and shot 40.9 ... MORE
ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse welcomes Drexel to the Dome (preview, media & info)

Syracuse comes alive in second half to beat Drexel, 75-60 (full coverage)

Syracuse used an 8-0 run to start the second half to push past Drexel on Sunday as the Orange topped the Dragons 75-60. Trailing by one at the half, Cole Swider drilled a three on Syracuse’s first possession after intermission and gave ... MORE
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Syracuse women’s basketball falls to Notre Dame in ACC opener, 82-56 (full coverage)

Syracuse (1-1, 0-1 ACC) battled Notre Dame (3-0, 1-0 ACC) through three quarters before the Fighting Irish pulled away in an 82-56 triumph at the Carrier Dome. It was the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both programs. Alaysia Styles led the Orange ... MORE
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Syracuse women open season with dominating win over Monmouth, 87-46 (full coverage)

The Syracuse women’s basketball team finally got an opportunity to see how its new pieces fit together on the court after an offseason full of roster turnover in an 87-46 win over Monmouth on Wednesday in the Carrier Dome. All eleven available ... MORE
ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse opens season at home against Lafayette (preview, media & info)

Syracuse cruises past Lafayette in season opener, 97-63 (full coverage)

The Orange open their regular season with a 97-63 victory over the Leopards and increase their record in season openers to 41-5, winning 17 of the last 18 opening contests. Joseph Girard III and the Boeheim brothers led the Orange offense accounting ... MORE
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Syracuse announces updated public health protocols for football, basketball season

As the start of the men’s and women’s basketball seasons quickly approach, and with two more home football games scheduled, Syracuse Athletics today announced updated game day public health protocols. While the vast majority of the current guidelines remains in effect, there ... MORE