Georgetown Hoyas

February 13, 2014 - 5:43pm
As time expiring, SU freshman guard Tyler Ennis hit a three-pointer game winner to give the No. 1 Orange a 58-56 win over No. 25 Pittsburgh

From Derrick Coleman to John Wallace in basketball and Jim Brown, Ernie Davis and Lloyd Little in football, the number 44 has been a lucky omen for Syracuse athletics.

The trend continued Wednesday night, as freshman guard Tyler Ennis hit a game-winning, buzzer beating three-pointer after No. 25 Pittsburgh (20-5, 8-4 ACC) took the lead against No. 1 Syracuse (24-0, 11-0 ACC) with 4.4 seconds left in the game.

March 15, 2013 - 10:40pm
No. 19 Syracuse finally won against No. 5 Georgetown this season, thanks to the unexpected help of Baye Moussa Keita and Trevor Cooney.

Third time’s the charm. At least as far as No. 19 Syracuse was concerned.

March 14, 2013 - 5:42pm
On the heels of a 20-point performance against Seton Hall, James Southerland scored another 20 in a 62-59 victory over No. 17 Pittsburgh

After beating Seton Hall just a day earlier, it was unclear how No. 19 Syracuse (25-8) would fare against the extremely physical No. 17 Pittsburgh Panthers. The last time the two teams met, the Orange was without James Southerland, leading to an Orange loss. But Southerland’s presence played a major role in Thursday afternoon's 62-59 victory.

March 9, 2013 - 8:26pm
Three throughs on the last regular season match-up between the Hoyas and the Orange.

Syracuse shooting woes continue

The Orange came out flat once more on the offensive side of the court Saturday against Georgetown. Syracuse shot just 32.6-percent (15-of-46) from the field and 9.1-percent (1-of-11) from the beyond the arc. Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim said his team’s been having trouble shooting the ball its last few games after playing DePaul Wednesday.

February 24, 2013 - 2:28pm
After undergoing knee surgery, SU center Dajuan Coleman looks to return to action when SU travels to play Marquette Monday night.

Syracuse looks to get some interior depth with the return of its freshman center DaJuan Coleman.

After, a 57-46 loss to Georgetown Saturday night, head coach Jim Boeheim said Coleman should be set to play Marquette on Feb. 25.

"I think he could play now," Boeheim said. "I wanted to give him at least a couple days of practice and just see how he felt. But I really wanted to give him a week or so."

February 24, 2013 - 2:07pm
Ten years after winning the 2003 national championship, Syracuse retired Carmelo Anthony's No. 15 jersey.

Carmelo Anthony didn't know the meaning of "bleeding Orange" until he saw SU head coach Jim Boeheim sitting on his front step after Anthony walked got home from school. 

"At that moment, something clicked," Anthony said.

February 23, 2013 - 7:44pm
In front of a record crowd, No. 11 Georgetown controlled most of the game, en route to a 57-46 upset victory over No. 11 Syracuse.

Otto Porter single-handedly took over the game with the flick of his wrist.

In a game where neither team shot particularly well, the Georgetown forward scored 33 points and the No. 11 Hoyas (21-4, 11-3) upset No. 8 Syracuse (22-5, 10-4) 57-46 Saturday. Both teams shot below 36-percent from the field, and neither team could find its shot from behind the arc.

February 20, 2013 - 10:34pm
After a scoring spree in the first half, No. 8 Syracuse cruised past the Friars in an 82-59 victory.

Syracuse played like a top-ten team should play Wednesday night, dismantling Providence College, 84-59.

"We had real good patience on offense," head coach Jim Boeheim said. "That first half, you really couldn't play better basketball than that."

February 20, 2013 - 7:22pm
Less than a week before No. 8 Syracuse hosts No. 11 Georgetown in the Carrier Dome, students are already lining up for tickets.