In the last meeting between Syracuse and Connecticut in the Big East, the Huskies came out victorious in a 66-58 upset.
The No. 6 Syracuse Orange (20-4, 8-3) was upset by the unranked Connecticut Huskies (17-6, 7-4) 66-58 in a physical game at the XL Center in Hartford, CT
Sophomore guard Michael Carter-Williams led the Orange with 15 points on the night and grabbed five rebounds in a game were Syracuse lost the battle on the boards to the Huskies. UConn outrebounded the Orange 19-16 in the first half and went on to outrebound Syracuse 38-36.
James Southerland's career day helps SU down a feisty Arkansas squad in first true road game of season.
The No. 6 Syracuse University men’s basketball team (5-0, 0-0 Big East) defeated the University of Arkansas Razorbacks 91-82Friday at the Bud Watson Arena.
The Syracuse victory marked the Big East’s fifth win in this year’s Big East-SEC Challenge.
Senior forward James Southerland led the Orange with a career-high 35 points. Southerland also tied the SU record for most three-pointers made in a game with nine. Sophomore guard Michael Carter-Williams chimed in with 17 points, 10 boards and nine assists.
After a loss to UConn, the Orange field hockey team looks to exact revenge against UMass in the first round of the NCAA Tournament
The Syracuse Orange field hockey team did not receive a top four seed in the NCAA tournament, and therefore will not play host to any games in the tournament.
After ousting Providence College 3-1, in the Big East semifinals, the Orange fell to the UConn Huskies, the team they had beaten 3-2 the weekend before for the regular season Big East championship, in the Big East Championship 4-3.
The Orange's record fell to 17-2, a half game worse than the Huskies' record of 18-2, which earned them the No. 3 seed, and home field advantage for the first two rounds of the tournament.
Facing a 20-point deficit at halftime, Ryan Nassib connected with Alec Lemon to give Orange football a one-point victory on the road.
What Happened: Syracuse overcame a 20-point halftime deficit and edged South Florida 37-36 with a one-yard touchdown pass caught by Alec Lemon with just three seconds left in the game. Lemon’s touchdown capped the final drive where the Orange marched 75 yards in under two minutes. SU outscored USF 34-13 in the second half as Nassib connected on four touchdown passes.
Failure to take advantage of their offensive chances, Orange football falls to Rutgers 23-15 in Piscataway.
There wasn’t too much positive to take out of Saturday afternoon’s 23-15 loss to No. 20 Rutgers Scarlet Knights (6-0). Turnovers were the killer for Syracuse Orange (2-4). Rutgers forced a total of five turnovers, three of which came at the hands of quarterback Ryan Nassib.
The Orange played well during the first half of the game. After Rutgers took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter, the Orange responded in the second with a three-yard touchdown run by Adonis Ameen-Moore.