Syracuse opens ACC play with win over Virginia Tech (full coverage)

Syracuse (12-2, 1-0 ACC) held Virginia Tech (11-3, 0-1 ACC), the Division I leader in field goal percentage, to just 18-of-52 from the field (.346) and out-rebounded the Hokies, 39-26, in a 68-56 victory in the Carrier Dome. Oshae Brissett posted 19 points and nine rebounds to lead the Orange. Junior Frank Howard and sophomore Tyus Battle each finished with... more

Syracuse falls to St. Bonaventure in OT (full-coverage)

Syracuse (10-2) overcame a 13-point second half deficit to force overtime but came up short in a 60-57 setback to St. Bonaventure (10-2) Friday night in the Carrier Dome. Junior Frank Howard led Syracuse with 17 points, six assists and six rebounds. Freshman Oshae Brissett recorded his sixth double-double on the season with 15 points and 13 boards and sophomore... more

Niagara tops Cornell in Ithaca thriller, 89-86

In a game that was always bound to come down to the final shot, junior Matt Morgan’s game-tying 3-pointer rimmed out at the buzzer and Niagara escaped Newman Arena with an 89-86 victory on Saturday afternoon. The Big Red head into a short holiday break at 5-5, while the Purple Eagles improved to 7-6 entering Metro Athletic Association Conference play.... more

Orange pull away from Eastern Michigan to win 62-47 (full coverage)

Sophomore Tyus Battle finished with 22 points and six rebounds to lead Syracuse (11-2) to a 62-47 victory over Eastern Michigan (8-4) Wednesday night in the Carrier Dome. The Orange outscored to Eagles 38-23 in the second half to secure the win. Junior Paschal Chukwu totaled career-highs of 15 points and 12 rebounds along with five blocks. Chukwu finished the... more

Syracuse holds off Buffalo for 10th win of season (full coverage)

Syracuse (10-1) went on a 14-6 run over the final 3:01 to pull away from Buffalo (7-4) in an 81-74 victory Tuesday night in the Carrier Dome. The game featured ten lead changes, with eight coming in the final 8:59 of regulation. Four different Syracuse players finished in double-figures. Freshman Oshae Brissett led the way with 25 points and eight... more

Syracuse storms back to beat Hoyas in OT (full coverage)

Sophomore Tyus Battle scored a career-high 29 points, with eight coming in overtime, to lead Syracuse (9-1) to an 86-79 comeback victory over Georgetown (8-1) Saturday afternoon. The Orange erased a 13-point second-half deficit to force the extra period. Freshman Oshae Brissett added a career-high 25 points and 14 rebounds for his fifth double-double of the year. 24 of Brissett’s... more

Syracuse Lacrosse: We have a schedule, and wow is it a schedule

At last year’s media day, coach John Desko mentioned that he would like to get “a couple more tigers on the schedule.” when talking in regards to the importance of the RPI in the eyes of the NCAA Selection Committee. The NCAA selects teams for the NCAAT based on a number of criteria but has shown particular fondness for head-to-head... more

KENNY’S 2 PENNIES: Old school football at it’s finest (podcast)

This week Kenny is back to talk about how much he enjoyed the Buffalo Bills 13-7 overtime win against the Colts in the snowstorm on Sunday afternoon. Then, a look back at the week that was for the Syracuse Orange basketball team. Finally, Ken’s thoughts on Russia’s ban from the Winter Olympics and his feelings on the recent hazing charges... more

Former Syracuse quarterback Donovan McNabb accused of sexual misconduct

A number of NFL Network employees — current and former — were accused of sexual assault Monday. Former Syracuse quarterback Donovan McNabb is one of the accused in the lawsuit against the NFL. Bloomberg first reported the lawsuit. McNabb, a former employee of the NFL Network, was accused of sending inappropriate text messages to Jami Cantor, a former NFL Network... more

Orange trio leads Syracuse past Colgate (full coverage)

Sophomore Tyus Battle posted a game-high 24 points, freshman Oshae Brissett finished with 20 points and junior Frank Howard added 18 points to lead Syracuse (8-1) to a 72-58 victory over Colgate (3-6) Saturday afternoon in the Carrier Dome. The game was the 170th meeting between the two Central New York rivals. It’s the most frequent pairing in Syracuse hoop... more

GREAT WIN COACH HOP: Mike Hopkins leads Washington to upset of No. 2 Kansas

Matisse Thybulle hit five 3-pointers and scored 19 points, Jaylen Nowell added 15 and Washington led most of the way in upsetting second-ranked Kansas 74-65 on Wednesday night. Noah Dickerson added 13 points and 14 rebounds for the Huskies (7-2), who knocked the Jayhawks (7-1) from the ranks of the unbeaten with their first victory over them since December 1974.... more

Lawrence Moten’s 21 will take residence In Carrier Dome rafters

The jerseys for former basketball standouts Dennis DuVal and Lawrence Moten will be officially retired in ceremonies during the current season, according to Director of Athletics John Wildhack. DuVal’s recognition is scheduled for halftime of the January 6 game with Notre Dame, while Moten’s jersey will join others previously honored on March 3 when the Orange host Clemson. Cuse.com: Read... more

Syracuse to Play Notre Dame at Yankee Stadium in 2018

The Orange will play Notre Dame at Yankee Stadium on Nov. 17, 2018 in their final non-conference game next season, it was announced today. The game is part of the Irish’s Shamrock Series. “Yankee Stadium is one of the great venues in all of sports,” Syracuse head football coach Dino Babers said. “To play a fantastic opponent like Notre Dame... more

LIKE OLD TIMES: Syracuse beats UConn in MSG, 72-63 (full coverage)

Syracuse defeated UConn at the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night, 72-63. Tyus Battle scored 22 points and Matthew Moyer broke out in front of a national television audience on ESPN with 18 points and 7 rebounds including a pair of one handed put-back dunks that brought the Orange faithful in NYC to their feet. Syracuse... more

Syracuse ‘war room’ becomes center of new online recruiting

On Nov. 14, across from the post-game interview stage in the depths of the Carrier Dome, four tables formed an “L” shape. Laptops are opened in front of most chairs. Video equipment cases and book bags lined a curtain divider a few feet away. A clump of wires connected electronics to a router. Camera lens caps sat next to empty... more

Syracuse chancellor: Proposed tax bill could hurt Carrier Dome renovation, athletics

In a letter sent to U.S. Rep. John Katko, Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud outlined several ways a House tax-cut proposal hurts the school, including its athletics program. The letter, dated Nov. 20, primarily focused on the harm to students, who would lose tax credits and deductions, and university employees, who would have some benefits taxed for the first time.... more
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