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February 26, 2017 - 1:04pm
Despite two players tallying hat tricks, SU comes up short at the Carrier Dome.

Nick Mariano and Brendan Bomberry each tallied a hat trick for the No. 6 Syracuse men’s lacrosse team, but it was David Symmes’ goal that made the difference as Army (3-1) beat the Orange, 14-13 on Saturday afternoon.

“Great game for us, hard fought,” said Army head coach Joe Alberici. “There’s been plenty of games here in recent years that we’ve come up short … just feels good to get one.”

February 21, 2017 - 9:53pm
Students camp outside the Carrier Dome in preparation for Syracuse's basketball game against Duke.

It’s 8:50 a.m. on a Tuesday. I don’t have class until 11:00 this morning, but I’m groggily stumbling down the steps of Gate E at the Carrier Dome. I glance up at the Boeheimburg sign, take the last few steps, and enter my group’s tent.

To have the best seats possible for Syracuse vs. Duke, students camp at the Carrier Dome. Tents, blankets, and sleeping bags are all essentials. Students form groups of four and at least one person must be in the group’s tent at all times.

February 20, 2017 - 11:10am
Despite record attendance of 11,021, Fighting Irish tops SU at the Carrier Dome, 85-80.

Orange Syracuse t-shirts and banners filled the Carrier Dome and the arena rumbled in an infectious energy of excitement that was clearly caught by the No. 21 SU women’s basketball team Sunday night.

An all-time record attendance of 11,021 showed up and was a catalyst of energy that kept the Orange battling throughout the contest. But after leading through three quarters, SU (18-9, 9-5 ACC) fell to No. 7 Notre Dame, 85-80.

February 19, 2017 - 11:02am
Mariano nets winner with 1.6 seconds left to lead No. 6 SU past the No. 12 Great Danes

Syracuse midfielder Nick Mariano scored with 1.6 seconds left to give the No. 6 Syracuse men’s lacrosse team a 10-9 victory over No. 12 Albany on Saturday at the Carrier Dome.

February 13, 2017 - 11:26pm
SU comes back from a seven-point deficit in the final minutes of regulation to force overtime, but falls to the Cardinals, 76-72

The Syracuse men’s basketball team (16-11, 8-6 ACC) came back from a seven-point deficit with a little more than two minutes remaining in regulation to force overtime, and then cut an eight-point deficit with 40 seconds left in overtime to just two, but ultimately couldn't finish the job, falling to No. 8 Louisville (21-5, 9-4 ACC) 76-72 on Monday night.

February 11, 2017 - 10:14pm
Melo, the 2012 Big East Defensive Player of the Year, averaged 7.8 points and 2.9 blocks per game as a sophomore at SU.

Former Syracuse center Fab Melo died today at the age of 26, according to multiple reports. He was found at his home in Brazil. 

Melo, a 7-foot center, played two seasons for the Orange from 2010-12. As a sophomore, he appeared in 30 games for SU and averaged 7.8 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.9 blocks per game. He was the Big East Defensive Player of the Year that season. 

February 11, 2017 - 8:57pm
No. 5 SU outshoots Saints in 19-6 victory at the Carrier Dome.

The No. 5 Syracuse men’s lacrosse team won its opening game against Siena, 19-6, on Saturday, getting its season off to a perfect start. Syracuse has opened its season against Siena four years in a row and has won all four times.

The Orange dominated the game and outscored Siena in all four periods. Back in the comfort of the Carrier Dome after a long off-season, Syracuse head coach John Desko was pleased with the way his team performed.

February 7, 2017 - 9:49am
A 12-year-old Syracuse boxer ranks among the country's best vies for his first USA Boxing Silver Gloves title.

It is often said that it’s about the journey and not the destination.
Boxing is an art form. It’s as mental as it is physical. It requires attention to detail, it requires patience, it requires discipline, and it requires a lot of dedication.
The Rays Kids boxing program at the West Athletic Center in Syracuse teaches this philosophy to young kids and trains them to become champions not only inside the ring but also in life.

February 4, 2017 - 9:31pm
SU tops No. 9 Cavaliers, 66-62, at the Carrier Dome for Boeheim's unofficial 1,000th victory

In a rematch of last season’s Elite Eight, Syracuse mounted another thrilling second-half comeback to upset Virginia, 66-62, and notch head coach Jim Boeheim’s unofficial 1,000th career win.

February 2, 2017 - 10:49pm
Orange extends its winning streak to three with victory over Panthers at the Carrier Dome.

Led by a career-high 31 points from Briana Day, the Syracuse women’s basketball team (16-7, 6-3 in ACC) beat Pittsburgh (12-10, 3-5 in ACC) 93-65 on Thursday night in the Carrier Dome.

Syracuse entered the game on a two-game win streak, most recently winning at Virginia Tech, 82-72. Undefeated so far at the Carrier Dome this season and on a 16-game home winning streak, their opponents had yet to win a true road game in 2016-17.