Pearl Washington

April 20, 2016 - 11:04am
Emotional Jim Boeheim remembers his one-of-a-kind former player.

Syracuse basketball legend Dwayne "Pearl" Washington passed away Wednesday after being diagnosed with a brain tumor last summer. Washington was 52 years old. 

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.