basketball

December 3, 2011 - 1:14am
The Syracuse University men's basketball team, ranked No.3, fights off a late push by No. 9 University of Florida in the annual Big East-SEC Challenge to remain undefeated.

With less than four minutes remaining in the game, senior guard Scoop Jardine hit a critical 3-pointer to put No. 3 Syracuse (8-0, 6-0 home) up by 8 points in their biggest game so far this year. After that shot, No. 9 Florida (5-2, 2-2 road) was unable to come back and eventually fell 72-68 to the Orange Friday night at the Carrier Dome as part of the Big East-SEC Challenge.

November 9, 2011 - 1:15am
Men's basketball team gears up for the regular season with a victory over Saint Rose in their final exhibition game, 87-69.

Despite an obvious edge in talent, Syracuse went into the half of its final exhibition game tied before finally putting away Saint Rose, 87-69. 

February 26, 2011 - 5:27pm
Iasia Hemingway and Kayla Alexander lead Orange past Friars as team finishes season with 17-2 home record.

In the last four seasons, the Syracuse women’s basketball team has posted three 20-win seasons and four consecutive winning seasons. During this time, the women’s team has transformed from an often dreadful team to a consistent postseason contender.

January 20, 2011 - 9:24pm
In anticipation of one of the biggest games of the year, students have been camping out at the Carrier Dome for the best seats at Saturday's SU-Villanova showdown.

There is a buzz surrounding the SU campus this week, and it’s not because students are back for spring semester classes. Saturday, the third ranked men’s basketball squad will welcome seventh ranked Villanova into the Carrier Dome.

December 12, 2010 - 11:43am
Syracuse set a record for fewest points allowed in a half at the Carrier Dome as they held Colgate to eight points in the first half Saturday night en route to an easy win, 100-43.

 

December 5, 2010 - 1:54am
SU escaped with another narrow victory in the Carrier Dome against N.C. State Saturday night.

The old saying in sports is no matter how arduous a task or how ugly it is, a win is a win, even if you’re a top ten college basketball team. The eighth ranked Syracuse Orange have played in a few tightly-contested games more than head coach Jim Boeheim’s liking. They continued their cardiac-kid style of play with a 65-59 victory over North Carolina State Saturday night at the Carrier Dome.

November 13, 2010 - 2:29am
Syracuse used a big second half to run away from upset-minded Northern Iowa in its season opener Friday night.

There were no glass slippers or carriage rides home Friday night for the University of Northern Iowa. The Panthers, one of last season’s Cinderella stories, ran out of magic against Syracuse as they fell to the Orange, 68-46.

Syracuse shrugged off a slow start and exploded for 45 points in the second half to pull away from the pesky Panthers. The Orange were led by Kris Joseph and Rick Jackson who each chipped in 14 points. Freshman Dion Waiters also scored in double figures for Syracuse as he chipped in 10 ­– seven of which came in the first half.

November 10, 2010 - 12:59am
After a shocking loss to Le Moyne a year ago, Syracuse showed the Dolphins who's boss in the Carrier Dome with a 91-48 win Tuesday night.

The Carrier Dome was filled with 10,546 fans hoping for some revenge Tuesday night after they witnessed a 79-82 defeat to a Division II school last season. The fans wound up witnessing a 91-48 victory and earning a little reassurance in the process before the games start counting.

August 2, 2010 - 5:53pm
Greg Paulus is hired as basketball assistant at U.S. Naval Academy.

People doubted him, but Greg Paulus has made sports a full-time job. 

Paulus is the new assistant basketball coach to Billy Lange at the Naval Academy

June 25, 2010 - 5:54pm
SU Basketball and football season tickets for students are now available to order.

If you want to be a season ticket holder for the 2010-2011 year, now is the time. New and returning full-time SU and ESF students can officially buy their basketball and football season tickets.

Football season tickets for students are $100. There are five home football games this season, and the purchase comes with a free Otto's Army T-shirt. Student basketball season tickets are $160.

Students who order both basketball and football season tickets, known as the Combo Package, before Aug. 13 get $40 off.