Taurean Thompson

March 18, 2017 - 3:05pm
SU's season ends with 85-80 loss to the Rebels at the Carrier Dome.

The Syracuse men’s basketball team (19-15) lost to the Ole Miss Rebels, 85-80, in the second round of the NIT Tournament, ending a disappointing season that had high expectations at the start following a run to the Final Four in 2016. The Orange had an off shooting night and could not stop Ole Miss sophomore guard Terence Davis, who scored 30 points on 11-14 shooting.

February 19, 2017 - 9:54pm
Orange's losing skid hits three after 71-65 loss to Yellow Jackets.

The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team fell at Georgia Tech on Sunday, 71-65. Taurean Thompson recorded 14 first-half points and Syracuse led by as many as nine in the game’s opening 20 minutes.

But, Georgia Tech (16-11, 7-7 ACC) began the second half on a 10-3 run and SU (16-12, 8-7 ACC) never regained the advantage. The two teams will face each other again in their regular season finale on March 4 in the Carrier Dome.

December 10, 2016 - 6:18pm
SU totals 55 bench points in 99-77 win at the Carrier Dome

John Gillon and Taurean Thompson came off the bench and combined for 45 points to lead the Syracuse men’s basketball team past Boston University, 99-77, on Saturday afternoon.

Gillon finished with 23 points and did most of his work from behind the 3-point line, knocking down six of his seven shots from downtown. Thompson totaled 22, shot 10-of-13 from the field and added his first career triple as well.