ACC basketball

February 23, 2017 - 12:02am
SU guard totals game-high 26 points, banks in game-winning 3-pointer as time expires

John Gillon hesitated a split second before dribbling up the court for Syracuse’s final possession against Duke on Wednesday night.

With the score tied at 75 and eight seconds remaining in regulation, Blue Devils guard Luke Kennard missed a jumper that would have given his team a late lead. Syracuse forward Tyler Lydon corralled the rebound and kicked the ball out to guard Tyus Battle, who swung it cross court to Gillon.

February 19, 2017 - 9:54pm
Orange's losing skid hits three after 71-65 loss to Yellow Jackets.

The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team fell at Georgia Tech on Sunday, 71-65. Taurean Thompson recorded 14 first-half points and Syracuse led by as many as nine in the game’s opening 20 minutes.

But, Georgia Tech (16-11, 7-7 ACC) began the second half on a 10-3 run and SU (16-12, 8-7 ACC) never regained the advantage. The two teams will face each other again in their regular season finale on March 4 in the Carrier Dome.

January 28, 2017 - 6:42pm
SU tops the Seminoles, 82-72, for first victory over ranked opponent this season

If there was one word to describe Syracuse's matchup against Florida State on Saturday afternoon, it’d be perseverance. It was displayed by both teams, but ultimately the Orange came out on top.

January 25, 2017 - 9:26am
SU overcomes halftime deficit to top Demon Deacons, 81-76, at the Carrier Dome

After dropping two straight games away from the Carrier Dome, Syracuse men’s basketball returned home and topped Wake Forest, 81-76, on Tuesday night.

Andrew White III led the Orange with 27 points and Taurean Thompson added 18 points to give Syracuse a winning boost following an 18-point loss at Notre Dame.

January 22, 2017 - 10:39pm
Sykes scores 29, Peterson adds 24 to lead SU past the Hurricanes, 81-48

The Syracuse women’s basketball team upended Miami in a much-needed win on Sunday with a tenacious defensive effort and relentless speed in transition offense.

January 21, 2017 - 6:15pm
Beachem records 30 points to lead Fighting Irish past the Orange in South Bend

SOUTH BEND, IN. — After losing its first ACC game earlier this week to Florida State, Notre Dame captured a big conference win against Syracuse in front of its home crowd on Saturday afternoon. 

January 14, 2017 - 7:53pm
Orange defense forces 20 BC turnovers in 76-53 win at the Carrier Dome.

On New Year’s Day, Boston College picked apart Syracuse’s 2-3 zone and cruised to a 15-point victory in its ACC opener. When the teams met again on Saturday afternoon, the roles were reversed.

The Orange (11-7, 3-2 ACC) locked down Boston College at the Carrier Dome, forcing 20 turnovers and registering 11 steals. The Eagles (9-9, 2-3 ACC) shot just 39.6 percent from the field and the Orange pulled away early in the second half, coasting to a 76-53 victory. SU has now won three of its last four.

December 3, 2016 - 10:01pm
White hits seven 3-pointers in SU's 77-71 win at the Carrier Dome

The Syracuse Orange snapped its two-game losing streak on Saturday afternoon, edging the University of North Florida Ospreys, 77-71, at the Carrier Dome.

November 27, 2016 - 12:57am
SU shoots just 31.8 percent from the field in defeat at the Barclays Center

Sindarius Thornwell opened the game with a 3-pointer and the South Carolina Gamecocks (6-0) never looked back, mounting an insurmountable lead over the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team (4-1) in Brooklyn, New York. The game on Saturday afternoon was part of the Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational, held at the Barclays Center

November 22, 2016 - 11:28pm
Six Orange players reach double-figures in 101-59 win at the Carrier Dome.

The No. 18 Syracuse men’s basketball team continued its perfect start to the season behind a balanced performance, blowing out South Carolina State, 101-59.