Men's Basketball

February 19, 2013 - 6:30pm
Long-time Big East rivals Syracuse and Georgetown play their last regular season game in the Carrier Dome in front of a record-breaking crowd.

It was only a matter of time before Syracuse broke the record for most spectators at an on-campus basketball game.

SU announced Tuesday that the men's basketball game between the No. 8 Orange and the No. 11 Georgetown Hoyas on Feb. 23 has sold out. The final ticket count of 35,012 breaks SU's previous record 34,616 fans set on Feb. 27, 2010 when the Orange hosted Villanova.

This marks the 72nd time a crowd of over 30,000 people will watch a basketball game in the Carrier Dome. Georgetown has been the opponent in 17 of those games.

December 1, 2012 - 2:03am
James Southerland's career day helps SU down a feisty Arkansas squad in first true road game of season.

The No. 6 Syracuse University men’s basketball team (5-0, 0-0 Big East) defeated the University of Arkansas Razorbacks 91-82 Friday at the Bud Watson Arena.   

The Syracuse victory marked the Big East’s fifth win in this year’s Big East-SEC Challenge.

Senior forward James Southerland led the Orange with a career-high 35 points. Southerland also tied the SU record for most three-pointers made in a game with nine. Sophomore guard Michael Carter-Williams chimed in with 17 points, 10 boards and nine assists. 

November 11, 2012 - 11:05pm
In the "Battle of the Midway," the Orange basketball team, driven by C.J. Fair and Brandon Triche, stifled the the Aztecs in the first game of the season.

It wasn't asthetically pleasing, but the Orange will gladly take the 62-49 win over San Diego State on Sunday afternoon. After being moved from Friday afternoon due to inclement weather, playing on the USS Midway was an experience that all the players and coaches cherished. Here are three of my thoughts on the outcome of the game:

The outside conditions clearly had an effect on the game...

November 9, 2012 - 2:23pm
Almost a year after sexual abuse allegations arose about the former men's basketball assistant, Prosecutors announce that there isn't sufficient evidence to continue the investigation.

Former SU basketball assistant coach Bernie Fine will not be charged after accusations of child-molestation were raised last year, federal prosecuters said on Nov. 9. 

November 6, 2012 - 6:57pm
Due to impending rain and wind, officials from both schools decided to move the game between SU and San Diego State to Sunday.

The "Battle on the Midway" game between Syracuse and San Diego State has been moved from Friday night to Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. est. due to impending inclement weather. The game was scheduled to be played on the USS Midway.

"We remain committed to this once-in-a-lifetime experience for our student athletes and our fan," Syracuse Athletic Director Daryl Gross said. "We are very sorry for the inconvenience this change may have caused out fans. The weather predictions have forced the postponement."