Syracuse women's basketball

March 3, 2018 - 7:08pm
Syracuse didn't score a field goal in the fourth quarter.

A second-half shooting slump prevented Syracuse from winning its opening ACC tournament game versus Virginia Tech, as the Hokies won 85-70.

In a repeat from Feb. 1 when the Hokies defeated the Orange in the Carrier Dome, both teams were looking to win an opening game and help their potential chance to reach the NCAA tournament. If the Orange were going to win the game, they'd need to hit shots from beyond the arc.

February 26, 2018 - 11:42am
Senior Day saw Syracuse recognize three seniors before the game.

Syracuse women's basketball outscored Boston College 24-18 in the fourth quarter to break away and defeat the Eagles 69-63.

February 5, 2018 - 10:50am
The Orange have lost two straight games in the Carrier Dome, after winning its opening eleven games.

The Syracuse women’s basketball team lost its second straight home game of the season on Sunday afternoon to the fourth-ranked Louisville Cardinals 84-77.

The Orange gave up its second most points of the season to the Cardinals, led by junior guard Asia Durr. Durr, arguably the best player in college basketball this year, scored 27 points and tallied seven assists against the Orange.

“She’s just a fantastic player and she can really get a basket from anywhere on the floor,” said Syracuse head coach Quentin Hillsman.

February 3, 2018 - 12:39am
The guard overtook former player Alexis Peterson.

A personal achievement was the highlight of a rare home loss for the Syracuse women's basketball team, who lost 73-64 to Virginia Tech.

Tiana Mangakahia, a sophomore from Meadowbrook, Australia, recorded 13 assists in the loss. Her season total is now at 234, which eclipsed 231 previously set by Alexis Peterson. 

The two teams started the game off neck and neck. After the first quarter, Syracuse held a slim 12-10 lead. Neither team had scored a three-point attempt in the first quarter, with both the Orange and Hokies shooting 0-7 from beyond the arc.

January 21, 2018 - 8:25pm
The team led for a majority of the game, pulling away at the end.

Syracuse women's basketball (15-5, 3-4 ACC) came back home to over 8,000 Orange fans at the Carrier Dome Sunday afternoon to beat the Pittsburgh Panthers (9-11, 1-6 ACC) 70-52 following two straight losses on the road to NC State and Miami.

Syracuse is now a perfect 10-0 at home this season.

December 10, 2017 - 12:22am
This was Coach Quentin Hillsman's 250 win for Syracuse.

After a slow first half, the Orange turned it on in the final two periods to beat Drexel 72-62.

Syracuse (10-0) struggled in the first two quarters of play against the Dragons (6-4). Megan Marecic was on fire for Drexel in the first half, scoring 15 points on five 3-pointers.

Aside from scoring, the Dragons limited their turnover count to 12 in the first half against the tough full-court press of the Orange. Coach Quentin Hillsman attributed the Dragons’ discipline to good coaching.

December 7, 2017 - 11:46am
SU is one of three undefeated ACC schools so far this season.

Following a tight overtime win over Stony Brook on Sunday, the Orange left no doubt of a win on Wednesday.

Syracuse (9-0) got an early lead over Colgate (4-5) and never looked back, winning 79-39. While the Orange lit up the scoreboard, it was the defensive effort that got the attention of head coach Quentin Hillsman.

November 10, 2017 - 6:01pm
The Orange had 87 points from new players.


April 13, 2017 - 10:14pm
Backcourt duo led SU to a 22-8 record and an NCAA Tournament appearance in 2016-17.

Syracuse guards Brittney Sykes and Alexis Peterson were both selected in the WNBA draft on Thursday night. The pair started all 33 games in the Orange backcourt last season and combined to average 42.6 points per contest. 

February 24, 2017 - 2:27pm
Four Orange players reach double-figures in 85-64 victory over the Demon Deacons.

The seniors stole the show scoring 65 points as the Syracuse women’s basketball team (19-9, 10-5 ACC) won 85-64 over Wake Forest (15-13, 6-9 in ACC) in its final home game of the season.

Four of the six seniors started the game and the scored the first 40 Syracuse points of the game until Gabrielle Cooper finished a put back to end the second quarter.