men's basketball

December 1, 2011 - 6:00pm
The third accuser of Bernie Fine, the former associate head coach of the Syracuse University men's basketball program, interviewed with Pittsburgh police Wednesday, as SU students react to the new allegations.

With a third accuser, Zach Tomaselli, coming forward to interview with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Wednesday morning, yet another chapter was opened in the continually unfolding Bernie Fine saga. Tomaselli, 23, who now lives in Lewiston, Maine, claims Fine molested him in a Pittsburgh hotel room in 2002 when he was 13 years old.

November 30, 2011 - 9:06pm
Jim Boeheim, the iconic head coach of the Syracuse University men's basketball, is not worried about losing his job amid the investigation of former associate head coach Bernie Fine.

After former Syracuse University men’s basketball associate head coach Bernie Fine was fired Sunday in light of a third victim accusing him of sexual molestation, head coach Jim Boeheim seemed to be the next person who was likely to lose his job.

November 30, 2011 - 2:02am
The Syracuse University men's basketball team prevails despite a media circus surrounding the program after the firing of associate head coach Bernie Fine amid molestation accusations. The Orange defeat Eastern Michigan, 84-48.

Syracuse University men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim sat without long-time associate head coach Bernie Fine by his side in the Carrier Dome Tuesday. Amid all the allegations and the subsequent firing of Fine, the Orange (7-0, 5-0 home), ranked No. 3 in the USA Today/ESPN Top 25, still found a way to cruise to an 84-48 victory over the Eastern Michigan Eagles (4-3, 1-2 road).

November 28, 2011 - 1:46am
Syracuse University fired men's basketball associate coach Bernie Fine Sunday after a third man stepped forward, accusing the longtime coach of molesting him when he was younger and ESPN released a taped conversation between Fine's wife and accuser Bobby Davis.

Bernie Fine, Syracuse University men’s basketball associate head coach, was fired by the university Sunday after sexual assault allegations toward Bobby Davis, a former ball boy for the men’s basketball team, surfaced last week.

November 19, 2011 - 2:31pm
Associate coach Bernie Fine released a statement through his attorney Friday refuting the child molestation claims against him.

Associate coach for the Syracuse University men’s basketball team, Bernie Fine, released a statement Friday denying all child molestation accusations against him. 

November 16, 2011 - 1:03am
The Syracuse men's basketball team knocks off Albany, 98-74, to advance to the semifinals of the NIT Season Tip-Off.

Kris Joseph led the No. 5 Syracuse to a 98-74 rout of the Albany Great Danes (1-2) Tuesday at the Carrier Dome. Joseph led the Orange (3-0) with 19 points in a game featuring a high-powered and determined Syracuse offense. With the win, the team moves on to the semifinals of Dick's Sporting Goods NIT Season Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden.

November 15, 2011 - 11:38am
The No. 5 Syracuse University men's basketball team defeats Manhattan in the first round of the NIT Season Tip-Off, 92-56.


The No. 5 Syracuse University men’s basketball team (2-0) defeated the Manhattan Jaspers (1-1) 92-56 Monday at the Carrier Dome in the Dick's Sporting Goods National Invitation Tournament’s Season Tip-Off first round.

November 14, 2011 - 1:41am
News and notes from Syracuse University's strong victory against Fordham, 78-53.

Fred Imbert with the recap of No. 5 Syracuse University's season opener victory against Fordham, 78-53. 

Syracuse’s zone, which can be susceptible to the long ball, was particularly effective against Fordham. The Rams made only 4-19 three-pointers. 

November 13, 2011 - 9:29pm
The Syracuse men's basketball team kicks off its regular season with a strong showing against Fordham, winning 78-53.

The No. 5 Syracuse men’s basketball team (1-0) tipped off its season Saturday at the Carrier Dome against the Fordham Rams (0-1), winning 78-53 in front of a crowd of 22,906.

November 11, 2011 - 7:17pm
The men's basketball team zeroes in on Fordham in the team's regular season opener Saturday.

After two exhibition wins, the No. 5 Syracuse University men’s basketball team finally begins regular season play Saturday at 4 p.m. in the Carrier Dome against Fordham University. The Orange look to start the 2011-2012 season with a bang against a Rams squad that only won seven games last year.