Carmen Tyson-Thomas

March 5, 2013 - 12:42am
No. 24 Syracuse upset No. 13 Louisville in the last Big East regular season game in the Carrier Dome Monday night, 68-57.

The Syracuse women used a 16-0 run spanning nearly eight minutes to propel them to a 68-57 win against the Louisville Cardinals in the team’s regular season finale Monday night at the Carrier Dome.

The win ends a three game losing streak for the No. 24 Orange (23-6, 11-5) and clinches a double bye in the Big East Tournament. The No. 13 Cardinals (23-7, 11-5) drop to fourth place in the conference standings.

The team will get some needed rest, after a quick turnaround following Saturday’s triple overtime loss to Villanova.

February 2, 2013 - 5:46pm
The No. 24 Syracuse women's basketball team defeated Providence, 75-59, with the help of defense, rebounding, and the return of veteran senior Tyson-Thomas.

The Syracuse Orange women’s basketball team combined offensive rebounding and pressure defense to create extra scoring opportunities in a 75-59 win against the Providence Friars (6-15, 1-7) Saturday afternoon at the Carrier Dome. The No. 24 Orange (18-3, 6-2) employed a full court press that helped force 27 turnovers, and the offense gathered 20 offensive rebounds, leading to 18 second-chance points.

February 27, 2012 - 10:56pm
Orange erases 10-point second half deficit, but still falls to the Wildcats

Villanova (16-13, 6-10) scored 14 of the games final 18 points on Monday night at the Pavillion on their way to a 68-60 victory over the Orange. The loss made Syracsue (17-13, 6-10) the No. 12 seed for the Big East tournament. The Orange will play Providence at 12 p.m. on Friday in Hartford, Conn.

Here's three thoughts from SU's loss to Villanova:

February 22, 2012 - 2:48pm
Sophomore guard Rachel Coffey has a career night in leading Syracuse to victory

The Syracuse women’s basketball team took down No. 20/21 DePaul Tuesday night 81-65 in Chicago, Ill. The win was the Orange's first win against a ranked team in both major polls this season.

February 18, 2012 - 10:51pm
Center Kayla Alexander leads the Syracuse women's basketball team to a 79-63 victory against Marquette on Saturday while the team supports the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.

The Syracuse women's basketball team took a 16-0 run in the second half against Marquette to grab a 79-63 victory in the Carrier Dome on Saturday afternoon. SU (16-11, 5-8) was led by Kayla Alexander, who dominated throughout the game with 23 points. She was one of four players to score in double figures.

"I told her that she needed to be more aggressive with her shot and get into the paint," said head coach Quentin Hillsman, referring to Alexander.

January 31, 2012 - 11:17pm
Orange snap losing streak on the road against Providence

The Syracuse women's basketball team shots just kept falling and falling, en route to an 80-54 point victory over Providence on Tuesday night at Alumni Hall. Star player Iasia Hemingway lead the SU (14-9, 3-6) team with 24 points in 33 minutes of play. 

January 28, 2012 - 6:41pm
Syracuse overcame a 10-point second-half deficit but didn't have an answer for Cincinnati's late game heroics

The Syracuse women’s basketball team (13-9, 2-6) fell to Cincinnati (10-11, 1-7) 55-54 in the Carrier Dome on Saturday night. Senior forward Iasia Hemingway led the Orange with 12 points, seven rebounds and three assists, but it wasn’t enough as Bearcats senior guard Bjonee Reaves hit a jumper with 2.5 seconds remaining in the game to hand the Orange their second straight loss.

January 26, 2012 - 12:11am
No. 3 UCONN use 35-12 second half run to drop SU

It was a tale of two halves for the Syracuse women’s basketball team on Wednesday night in front of a record home crowd of 4,357 people at the Carrier Dome. The Orange 13-8 (2-5) trailed No. 3 UConn (18-2, 7-1) by only seven at half time, but things took a turn for the worse in the second half, as the Huskies would run away with the game on their way to a 95-44 victory.

January 8, 2012 - 6:11pm
Turnovers cost the Orange against Rutgers, while Iasia Hemingway scored a career-high 33 points in a victory over Pittsburgh.

Syracuse vs Rutgers

The Orange fell to the Scarlet Knights 55-44 on Tuesday, Jan 3., in Piscataway, N.J. SU’s women's basketball team put up a fight but it wasn’t enough to hold off No. 10 Rutgers. 

December 21, 2011 - 3:11pm
The women's basketball team dropped a contest to Oklahoma, but knocked off Xavier and Ohio at the Duel in the Desert in Las Vegas.

The Duel in the Desert in Las Vegas at UNLV’s Cox Pavilion is now over. SU women’s basketball team won two games and lost one.

Game 1: Syracuse vs. Xavier