Kayla Alexander

November 11, 2013 - 11:15am
The SU women's basketball team almost let the game slip through its fingers, but strong performances by Brittney Sykes and Shakeya Leary helped the Orange win.

In the closing moments of the second half, Washington State erased the Syracuse women’s basketball team’s 11-point cushion and was in striking distance with only 42 seconds left on the clock.

But sophomore guard Brittney Sykes reeled in her first steal of the game and took it to the other end for a layup to push the Orange up four.

April 22, 2013 - 4:07pm
A weekly look at Syracuse sports, featuring reporters from TheNewsHouse.com — your resource for news, sports and what's happening at Syracuse University.

Spring is in the air, and that means time for Syracuse football's spring game.

Mark Volain and Newhouse grad student Stephen Cohen sit down to talk about next year's football team, as well as the departing seniors as they prepare for Thursday's NFL Draft. Where will standout quarterback Ryan Nassib fall? 

April 15, 2013 - 11:54pm
A weekly look at Syracuse sports, featuring reporters from TheNewsHouse.com — your resource for news, sports and what's happening at Syracuse University.

Join Mark Volain, Joe Diglio and guest Micky Shaked as they break down Final Four weekend, including a shoutout to the Orange's official home in the ATL and a glance at the national championship game — a Louisville win over Michigan.

The guys also tackle a big weekend of lacrosse, Kayla Alexander's pro prospects in the WNBA draft and preview of Syracuse football's spring game on Saturday. 

April 15, 2013 - 8:17pm
The San Antonio Silver Stars selected former SU center Kayla Alexander with the eighth overall pick in the 2013 WNBA draft.

After a record-breaking senior season, Kayla Alexander is moving on to play basketball at the highest level.

The San Antonio Silver Stars picked up a sizable center in Alexander with the eighth overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft. Alexander is the second player to be taken in the program's history, first to be taken in the first round. Beth Record was taken in the fourth round of 2001 WNBA draft by the Los Angeles Sparks

March 19, 2013 - 1:01pm
The Orange play No. 10 seed Creighton in the opening round of the Oklahoma City bracket.

The NCAA released the bracket for the Women’s Division I Basketball Tournament tonight, placing the Syracuse Orange as a seven seed in the Oklahoma City region. The Orange (24-7, 11-5) face the tenth-seeded Creighton Lady Jays (24-7, 15-3) Tuesday, Mar. 23 in the first round.

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.

March 4, 2013 - 5:55pm
A weekly look at Syracuse sports, featuring reporters from TheNewsHouse.com — your resource for news, sports and what's happening at Syracuse University.

Taking another look at Syracuse athletics, sports producer Tyler Greenawalt and basketball writers Mark Volain and Joe Diglio decide the Orange are what they are at this point, and re-evaluate the team in the final week of the regular season.

February 13, 2013 - 12:36am
The No. 23/21 Syracuse women (20-3, 8-2) won 69-60 at Georgetown (13-11, 4-7) Tuesday night in the final Big East meeting of the two rivals. Here are some thoughts about the game.

Syracuse wins ugly

February 5, 2013 - 10:19pm
The No. 24/22 Syracuse women won their third game in a row tonight, beating the Cincinnati Bearcats (8-14, 0-9) 72-48 on the road. Here are some takeaways from the win.

Elashier Hall joins the 1,000-point club

Going into tonight’s game, Hall was three points away from becoming the 23rd player in program history to score 1,000 career points. She did more than enough, scoring a game-high 23 points on 7-of-13 shooting, including 2-of-3 from three point range and 7-of-8 from the free throw line. This game continued a great run for the accomplished senior, marking her fourth double-digit performance in a row.

February 2, 2013 - 8:33pm
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