Syracuse Basketball

Syracuse Loses Third Straight Game

Dec 3, 2019
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The Syracuse (4-4) shooters went ice-cold and got outscored 38-25 in the second half versus Iowa (6-2) on Tuesday night in the Dome. 

 

Buddy Boeheim and Joe Girard III shot a combined 1-9 from three and 4-18 from the field. Leading scorer Elijah Hughes struggled from the field as well going 3-13.

 

Syracuse Hosts Iowa With Lots To Prove

Dec 2, 2019
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With seven games in the books, Syracuse basketball is still searching for their identity. Since falling to defending champion Virginia in the season opener, Syracuse (4-3, 0-1) have experienced a rejuvenating change at point guard, a 97-point outburst, and most recently, consecutive losses that have sent this team back to the drawing board. 

Syracuse vs. Cornell: The Boeheim Bowl

Nov 19, 2019
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The Syracuse Orange (2-1) will welcome Jimmy Boeheim and the Cornell Big Red (1-3) into the Dome Wednesday night at 7:30. Coach Boehiem’s oldest son, Jimmy, is the leading scorer for the Big Red averaging 15.3 points-per-game.  

 

It will be a no love lost matchup for coach Boehiem whose team will be looking to string together their third consecutive win of the season. 

 

Syracuse Basketball Picks Up First Win Over Colgate

Nov 13, 2019
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In the team's first out of conference test of the young season, Syracuse picked up its first victory of the year against Colgate, 70-54. 

Reaching the 70-point plateau was a welcome sight to Orange fans who watched the team struggle in the season opener against Virginia, mustering just 34 points. 

After a tight first half, the Orange blew the game open in the second frame, opening the half on a 24-9 run.

Buddy Boeheim and Elijah Hughes each knocked down three shots from beyond the arc, scoring 17 and 14 respectively to lead the Orange.

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Just one year ago, Syracuse entered the season ripe with expectations. The Orange returned its entire starting five from 2017-18 plus transfer Elijah Hughes along with freshmen Jalen Carey and Buddy Boeheim. All of this set up one of the deepest rosters in recent memory. The Orange were ranked in the preseason AP and expected to make a significant tournament run.

The NCAA Tournament is a time of excitement, with often times dreams becoming reality, and memories that last a lfietime.This week on The Best of WAER Sports Podcast, Connor Federico takes a look at one of those memories that Virginia and headcoach Tony Bennett would like to forget.

But first, Tyus Battle had already done a whole lot for Syracuse University basketball after his first two seasons. Now in his junior year, he's being asked to do even more. WAER's Luc Sigaud shares how Battle is carrying even more responsibility this season, than in the past.


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 Three days after losing to No. 1 Duke, Syracuse (18-10, 9-6) fell to another ACC blue-blood, losing to No. 5 UNC-Chapel Hill (23-5, 13-2) 93-85 in the Dean Smith Center.
 

After a prolific first half start, Syracuse could not keep pace with the Tar Heels in the final 20 minutes. The Orange took a three point lead into the locker room at halftime, but a 50 point second half outburst from North Carolina proved to be too much.

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  After a week of uncertainty and emotion, Saturday finally arrived, as did 35,642 faithful Orange fans. On Wednesday, it was reported that Syracuse Head Coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a pedestrian with his car. It was unclear if he would resume his coaching duties on Saturday, but Syracuse University Athletic Director John Wildhack announced that Boeheim would coach against the top-ranked Duke Blue Devils on Saturday.

 

Boeheim Will Coach Tomorrow Against Duke

Feb 22, 2019
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Following the incident with Jim Boeheim, he will still be coaching against the Blue Devils. AfterCoach Boeheim had struck a pedestrian with his car, it was uncertain if he would coach onSaturday. However, Syracuse’s athletic director, John Wildhack, announced that the Hall ofFame coach will resume his coaching duties. The Orange might be short handed on the coaching staff, Duke will be shorthanded on the bench.The top recruit out of high school, Zion Williamson, has been ruled out for tomorrow’s gamewith a mild knee sprain.

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FSU Post Game Article

 

For an Orange team that has struggled to get AP votes all season (they received just three in the most recent AP Poll), this game was a big one. Syracuse welcomed #22 Florida State to the Carrier Dome in the 11th matchup between to the two schools, and it did not go well. This was one of the strangest games the men’s basketball team has played this year. It felt as if the game was divided in three: FSU dominating the first 15 minutes, Syracuse dominating the next 15 minutes, and then FSU, once again, dominating the last ten minutes.

 

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