basketball

October 16, 2015 - 11:28pm
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.

November 21, 2017 - 12:19pm
Seven years ago, Veteran Sgt. Andrew Clary's job was made for him: the bodyguard for the men's basketball team and Coach Jim Boeheim. Clary says his Air Force training has prepared him for the pressure of this position.

Sgt. Andrew Clary opens the door to his office wearing a 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four shirt. He sits at a desk covered in badges and coins collected from all the places he has traveled. On his wall hangs a signed Joe Montana picture, and lying next to it is his Syracuse basketball backpack.

Clary is in charge of special events for the Department of Public Safety at Syracuse University, which, among other things, makes him the traveling security guard for the men’s basketball team. More specifically, he is the security guard for Coach Jim Boeheim.

November 1, 2017 - 8:06pm
Syracuse's men's basketball team wins its first game of the season by thirty points versus Southern New Hampshire University.
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September 14, 2017 - 10:27pm
A basketball game at a local city high school raised money for a scholarship fund at SU. The game featured former SU basketball players who coached and played in the game.

Basketball is how former Syracuse University stars Derrick Coleman and Billy Owens entertained many in the community for years.

Last night at Henninger High School, they used basketball to bring the community together in a different way.

June 22, 2017 - 3:12pm
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 - 5:10pm
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 - 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. 

April 14, 2016 - 2:59pm
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 - 8:50pm
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 - 1:18am
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.