Syracuse Basketball

December 31, 2017 - 8:42pm
SU starters score 64 of 68 points in ACC opener.

Syracuse basketball begin ACC play with a convincing 68-56 win over Virginia Tech.

The Orange (12-2, 1-0 ACC) welcomed the visiting Hokies (11-3, 0-1 ACC) to the Carrier Dome looking to win its first ACC opener since 2014-2015, when they beat Virgina Tech 68-66 in Blacksburg, Va.

December 27, 2017 - 10:42pm
This was the final non-ACC game for the Orange

Coming off a home loss to St. Bonaventure last Friday, Syracuse (11-2) bounced back to beat Eastern Michigan (8-4) 62-47 Wednesday night.

The Orange squared off against former Syracuse assistant coach Rob Murphy and the Eagles. The two teams last met Dec. 19, 2016, when the Orange won 105-57.

The Orange offense had a tough time attacking the 2-3 zone of Eastern Michigan early and trailed by seven before point guard Frank Howard knocked down his first from beyond the arc to shift momentum Syracuse’s way.

December 22, 2017 - 10:10pm
Syracuse only scored four points in the overtime period, seven less than they did versus Georgetown.

Syracuse's second-half heroics brought the home team to overtime, but they fell to St. Bonaventure 60-57 in overtime on Friday.

Following the comfortable win Tuesday against Buffalo, Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim wanted to continue the team's winning streak, playing its third game in six days. The game went back and forth to start with neither team able to break away.

December 19, 2017 - 10:03pm
Syracuse finished shooting 50 percent from the field

Four days after Syracuse's emotional win over former Big East rival Georgetown, the Orange welcomed a tough task from the University of Buffalo, scrapping a 81-74 win on Tuesday.

The Orange found it difficult to break away from the western New York school, who wanted to build on its three-game winning streak. The Bulls remained within striking distance the entire game, taking the lead multiple times in the game.

December 16, 2017 - 6:04pm
Syracuse scored 17 points in overtime.

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December 9, 2017 - 7:56pm
This is the 52nd straight time the Orange have beaten Colgate.

Oshae Brissett shot 7 of 12 from the field and 5 of 7 from the line to score 20 points on the afternoon. Combined with five rebounds, two assists, a block, and a steal in 40 minutes of playing time, the freshman forward did what he could to see Syracuse (8-1) beat Colgate (3-6) Saturday at the Carrier Dome.

Guards Tyus Battle and Frank Howard wouldn’t be outdone, scoring 24 and 18 points, respectively. The three players combined to score 62 of Syracuse’s 72 on the afternoon.

December 7, 2017 - 10:46am
SU is one of three undefeated ACC schools so far this season.

Following a tight overtime win over Stony Brook on Sunday, the Orange left no doubt of a win on Wednesday.

Syracuse (9-0) got an early lead over Colgate (4-5) and never looked back, winning 79-39. While the Orange lit up the scoreboard, it was the defensive effort that got the attention of head coach Quentin Hillsman.

December 5, 2017 - 8:49pm
The Orange's 72-63 win over the Connecticut Huskies was the second game of the 2017 Men's Jimmy V Classic.

NEW YORK—A redshirt freshman overshadowed in previous games came out of his shell Tuesday night.

After the game, forward Matthew Moyer couldn't remember if he had hit a jump shot in any of his previous seven starts for the Syracuse Orange (7-1). But in this game, his career-high 18 points and eight rebounds propelled Syracuse to a 72-63 win over former Big East rival Connecticut

November 28, 2017 - 9:15am
The Orange earned the victory in a game that saw the lead change 20 times.

Monday night’s contest between the Syracuse Orange (6-0) and Maryland Terrapins (6-2) certainly did not disappoint.

November 20, 2017 - 8:50pm
The players combined for 30 points in Syracuse's fourth win of the season.

Two Syracuse players had career-highs in points as the Orange defeated Oakland 74-50 Monday night.

In the second game of the Hoophall Miami Invitational, Syracuse’s offensive distribution and defensive structure was the difference, as the team shot 48.4 percent and had 12 steals.

"Our defense was good the whole game," Syracuse Coach Jim Boeheim said.