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

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

BRING ON THE IRISH: Syracuse rolls up Louisville in final Dome game; Notre Dame next (full coverage)

GAME NIGHT: #13 Syracuse hosts Louisville tonight for seniors final Dome game (preview & info)
Moe Neal rushed for a career-best 159 yards and two touchdowns, quarterback Eric Dungey ran for two more scores and passed for another, and No. 13 Syracuse took advantage of five Louisville miscues to rout the Cardinals 54-23 on Friday night. The Orange (8-2, 5-2 ACC, No. 13 CFP) scored 27 points off five Louisville (2-8, 0-7 ACC) errors, rushed... 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 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

Dino Babers on Syracuse football QB situation: ‘You always want to be fair’

Dino Babers on Syracuse football QB situation: ‘You always want to be fair’
Two days after Syracuse football came back to beat North Carolina 40-37 in double overtime behind redshirt freshman quarterback Tommy DeVito, head coach Dino Babers took to the podium once again on Monday. And once again, few newsworthy details were shared about SU’s quarterback situation. While senior Eric Dungey was listed atop the depth chart — those listings are generally... more

‘CUSE BOWLING: Syracuse gets 6th win with 51-41 triumph over #22 NC State (full coverage)

BOWLING: Syracuse gets 6th win with 51-41 triumph over #22 NC State
Eric Dungey threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, and Syracuse held off No. 22 North Carolina State 51-41 on Saturday night to become eligible for the postseason for the first time in five years. Syracuse (6-2, 3-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), which snapped a two-game losing streak last time out with a 40-37, double-overtime victory over North Carolina, improved... more

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

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

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

‘CUSE WINS IN OT: DeVito slings Syracuse to comeback over Carolina (full coverage)

‘CUSE WINS IN OT: DeVito slings Syracuse to comeback over Carolina (full coverage)
Tommy DeVito played the part of superhero in leading Syracuse (5-2, 2-2) to an improbable 40-37 win over North Carolina (1-5, 1-3) in overtime. DeVito came in for Eric Dungey late in the fourth quarter, with hope seemingly all but gone for the Orange, and hit Nykeim Johnson on a 42-yard pass to tie the game at 27 with 1:39... more

Syracuse takes next step to create new Carrier Dome experience

Syracuse takes next step to create new Carrier 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 football left outside Top 25 polls after near-upset of Clemson

Syracuse football left outside Top 25 polls after near-upset of Clemson
Syracuse football couldn’t quite do enough to finish off No. 3 Clemson in Death Valley on Saturday, losing 27-23 in heartbreaking fashion. Still, there was hope that the near-upset might be enough to propel the Orange into a Top 25 poll for the first time in 17 years. That didn’t come to fruition on Sunday. SU moved up in the... more

DISAPPOINTED AT PITT: Syracuse loses in overtime at Pittsburgh, 44-37

DISAPPOINTED AT PITT: Syracuse loses in overtime at Pittsburgh, 44-37
Syracuse (4-2, 1-2 ACC) lost to its most familiar foe, Pittsburgh (3-3, 2-1 ACC), 44-37 in overtime. The Panthers scored the game-winning touchdown in the extra session and then intercepted Syracuse senior quarterback Eric Dungey when the Orange had its possession to claim the victory. It was the third overtime game played between the Orange and the Panthers and the... 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 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

Syracuse improves to 4-0 with 51-21 triumph over UConn (full coverage)

Syracuse improves to 4-0 with 51-21 triumph over UConn (full coverage)
If you looked away, you missed something. That pretty much was the challenge spectators faced from the get-go in Syracuse’s 51-21 victory against Connecticut on Saturday, Sept. 22 in the Carrier Dome. The Orange improved to 4-0 for the first time since 1991, while the Huskies slipped to 1-3 on the year. Senior quarterback Eric Dungey completed 21-of-27 passes for... more
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