basketball

October 17, 2015 - 12:28am
Orange Nation got its first glimpse of the 2015-16 men's and women's basketball teams.

Syracuse hoops fans had a ball at Orange Madness Friday evening at the Carrier Dome. The annual pre-season event introduces the men’s and women’s basketball teams and allows them to shine under beaming lights and blasting music.

June 22, 2017 - 4:12pm
This is the sixth-straight year a former Syracuse player was drafted in the first round.

Tyler Lydon, the former Syracuse University player, was drafted with the 24 pick to the Utah Jazz on Thursday night. However, there is a proposed trade which would send Lydon to the Denver Nuggets.

Lydon left Syracuse after his sophomore year, with an appearance in the NCAA Final Four championship in 2016 and the NIT this past season.

August 23, 2016 - 6:10pm
Syracuse basketball coach discusses former SU star's third gold medal and life at 2016 Olympics.

Former Syracuse star Carmelo Anthony is 32 years old and a 13-year NBA veteran. To his college coach, he’s still just a kid.

April 20, 2016 - 12:04pm
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. 

April 14, 2016 - 3:59pm
Our team of multimedia reporters discovered on the Carrier Dome’s 35th anniversary, the exterior may be blasé, but it is also utterly unique.

How has Syracuse University’s Carrier Dome, with its white-concrete walls and white-bubble roof, become one of the best-known collegiate stadiums in the country?

March 27, 2016 - 9:50pm
SU women’s basketball team takes down No. 7 Tennessee, 89-67

Syracuse used a similar formula to beat Tennessee as it used to beat South Carolina on Friday. After a back and forth first quarter, SU went on a 13-0 run in the second quarter to go up 33-26 and never looked back from there. ‘Cuse entered the half up by 6, 41-35.

March 26, 2016 - 2:18am
SU continues its impressive tournament run and moves on to the Elite Eight for the first time in program history

Last year the South Carolina Gamecocks knocked the Orange out of the tournament and ended its season. On Friday Syracuse avenged its loss from last year, beating top-seeded South Carolina 80-72.

March 21, 2016 - 2:13pm
For the first time in program history Syracuse is going to the Sweet 16.

The Orange looked comfortable in the Carrier Dome once again on Sunday. SU took advantage of the home crowd (third largest in school history) and wore down the Great Danes. Syracuse went down early in the game but quickly woke up and wrestled the lead back from Albany. The Orange entered halftime up 40-33 and never looked back.

January 30, 2016 - 2:21pm
The world-famous basketball team celebrated 90 years of sharing family fun with all who came to enjoy the show.

Thousands of children and parents of Syracuse were hitting the floors laughing Saturday night in the Carrier Dome because the Harlem Globetrotters put on a show to remember. The world-famous event had amusement coming from all corners of the court- from dancing to jokes to water-bucket tossing to massive mascots- there was even some basketball to be played.

March 6, 2015 - 12:28pm
Head coach Jim Boeheim will be suspended for 9 ACC games, and the team will lose 12 scholarships over the next four years.

On Friday, the NCAA announced penalties against the Syracuse men's basketball and football teams resulting from infractions by both programs over the past 14 years.

Head basketball coach Jim Boeheim has been suspended for nine Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) games, and the team will lose three scholarships over each of the next four seasons, according to a 94-page report by the NCAA that can be read in full below. The violations occurred over the past eight years.