college basketball

January 8, 2012 - 1:36pm
A 23-5 run at the end of the second half helped the Orange to its fourth Big East victory of the year.

The No. 1 Syracuse men’s basketball team (17-0, 4-0 Big East) kept its unbeaten streak alive after defeating the No. 20 Marquette Golden Eagles (12-4, 1-2 Big East) 73-66 Saturday at the Carrier Dome.

December 29, 2011 - 11:53am
Sophomore center Fab Melo shines in the Orange's fourteenth straight victory, becoming the first SU player to ever record 10 blocks in a game.

The No. 1 Syracuse men’s basketball team (14-0, 1-0 Big East) began conference play with a bang on Wednesday night in the Carrier Dome, defeating Seton Hall (11-2, 0-1 Big East) 75-49. The win extends Syracuse’s current winning streak to 14, snaps Seton Hall’s eight-game winning streak and marks the third straight year in which the Orange have began a season with 14 straight wins.

December 23, 2011 - 11:26am
A 19-0 run late in the first half helped the Orange to hand the Green Wave its second loss of the season.

December 20, 2011 - 11:39pm
Freshman Rakeem Christmas has career night for No. 1 Orange.

Bucknell’s Joe Willman hit an early jumper to give his team a two-point lead over No. 1 Syracuse (12-0) Tuesday night in the Carrier Dome. But that was the only lead the Bison (7-5) would see for the rest of the game as the Orange rolled to an easy 80-61 victory. Three SU starters scored in double digits to help the Orange cruise to their twelfth straight win of the season.

February 5, 2010 - 10:54am
This is the fourth installment of “Friday Five,” a weekly column with analysis and insight on the Orange, the Big East and the rest of college basketball. Adjust your computer monitor accordingly.

February is a month of adjustments. The number of days on the calendar is known to change, Valentine’s Day can be a disaster or heaven depending on your love life, and in 2010 the Winter Olympics interrupts the normal TV programming.  Halftime Snack is on board with Adjustment Month:

The starting five:

November 17, 2009 - 12:12pm
College basketball season hits its stride today with 24-hour coverage by ESPN.

It’s a good day when SU sophomore Lynnae Lampkins is the main photo on the local paper; basketball season is speeding up court in the same manner as the fast Orange point guard.