Syracuse Basketball

November 12, 2016 - 9:20am
Four Orange players reach double figures as Syracuse men's basketball topped the Colgate Raiders, 83-55, in the season opener at the Carrier Dome

The Syracuse men’s basketball season opened with a bang Friday night…literally. Forward Tyler Roberson threw down a powerful dunk on Syracuse’s opening possession and the Orange did not look back, beating Colgate, 83-55, at the Carrier Dome.

November 9, 2016 - 10:01am
Graduate transfer scores 24 points, hits six 3-pointers as SU tops Dolphins, 97-64

Andrew White III had 24 points, Tyus Battle had 17 points, and John Gillon chipped in 14 as the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team relied on newcomers to topple LeMoyne College, 97-64, in its final exhibition game on Tuesday night at the Carrier Dome.

White hit a 3-pointer on Syracuse’s first possession of the game and he didn’t slow down. He finished six of 10 from long range and shot 67 percent from the field. White was also a factor on the defensive end, picking up two steals.  

November 2, 2016 - 10:24am
Freshman among four Orange players who reach double-figure scoring totals in season tune-up against Indiana (Pa).

The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team overcame an early deficit to beat Indiana University (PA), 83-65, in its first exhibition of the season on Tuesday night at the Carrier Dome.

Nobody will forget last year’s electrifying Final Four run. But, with guards Michael Gbinije and Trevor Cooney gone after graduating, fans got a glimpse of who the new leaders for SU will be.

October 31, 2016 - 2:43pm
Led by Tyler Lydon, Andrew White III, Orange opens season ranked No. 19 in preseason AP poll

Despite losing its top three scorers from a team that made a surprising run to the Final Four, the Syracuse Orange could be one of the deepest and most talented squads in the ACC this season.

October 23, 2016 - 8:22pm
The annual event featured 3-pointer and dunk contests, and scrimmages by both Orange squads.

The men's and women’s basketball teams arrived in style on Friday at the Carrier Dome, getting fans excited for their seasons at Orange Madness.

Orange legend Carmelo Anthony couldn’t make it, but prepared a video in advance sending his support. He introduced rapper Jadakiss, who pumped-up the crowd prior to introductions.

Head coach Jim Boeheim received a standing ovation for what will be his 41st season.

October 23, 2016 - 7:14pm
SU head coach Jim Boeheim and his players discussed the upcoming 2016-17 campaign with the media on Friday.

The Syracuse University men’s basketball team hosted its annual Media Day on Friday, with SU head coach Jim Boeheim and his players discussing the upcoming season. SU will face Indiana (PA) in an exhibition game at the Carrier Dome on Nov. 1 to open the 2016-17 campaign. Here are some of the things we learned Friday.

Tyler Lydon will play three different positions for SU

September 12, 2016 - 2:35pm
SU will take on Georgetown, Virginia and Duke in the Carrier Dome

The ACC released its men’s basketball schedule for the upcoming season on Monday afternoon, officially finalizing Syracuse’s 2016-17 slate of games.

August 28, 2016 - 2:38pm
Former Nebraska guard will be eligible to compete in 2016-17 for Syracuse

Former Nebraska guard Andrew White III committed to the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team on Sunday afternoon.

White announced his decision through his Twitter account, where he posted a photo of himself in a Syracuse T-shirt with the caption "Excited to join Syracuse Basketball."

September 2, 2015 - 6:18pm
After long delay, the ACC portion of the season schedule was announced Tuesday.

 

The complete 2015-16 Syracuse Men's Basketball schedule was released on Tuesday. The 31-game schedule features 19 home games and 10 games that will be broadcast on ESPN.

 

July 29, 2014 - 2:46pm
Syracuse and its former Big East rival will square off on Dec. 6.

Syracuse has added another opponent to its 2014-15 schedule, and the name is one very familiar to Orange fans.

SU will welcome former conference foe St. John's to the Carrier Dome on Dec. 6 in the second contest of a home-and-home series announced last year, according to a release from Syracuse Athletics. The meeting will be the 89th overall between the two squads.