Orange defense forces 20 BC turnovers in 76-53 win at the Carrier Dome.
On New Year’s Day, Boston College picked apart Syracuse’s 2-3 zone and cruised to a 15-point victory in its ACC opener. When the teams met again on Saturday afternoon, the roles were reversed.
The Orange (11-7, 3-2 ACC) locked down Boston College at the Carrier Dome, forcing 20 turnovers and registering 11 steals. The Eagles (9-9, 2-3 ACC) shot just 39.6 percent from the field and the Orange pulled away early in the second half, coasting to a 76-53 victory. SU has now won three of its last four.
Red Storm hits 12 3-pointers, shoots 53.1 percent from the field in 93-60 victory over SU
The Syracuse Orange basketball team looked as if it had finally found a rhythm early in the second half against St. John’s on Wednesday night.
SU (7-5) had been trailing the Red Storm since the 11-minute mark of the opening period and was struggling on both ends of the floor. But, the Orange cut its deficit to just 10 in the eight minutes following halftime and seemed poised for a run.
Despite 29 points from Lydon, Hoyas top SU at the Carrier Dome
The Syracuse men’s basketball team lost 78-71 to the Georgetown Hoyas in the schools’ 92nd all-time meeting on Saturday. The loss was the first at home for SU (6-4) this season and the Orange have now lost four of its last six.
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim was honest about the performance after the game, saying his team made too many mistakes and that his guards needed to create more plays.
SU grabs an 11-point second half lead but fails to hold on in 52-50 defeat at Madison Square Garden
The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team built an 11-point lead in the second half but squandered it against its former Big East rival UConn, and the Huskies escaped with a two-point victory in front of 15,347 fans at Madison Square Garden on Monday night.
UConn has struggled after losing three players for the season because of injuries but managed to get the job done this time.
SU shoots just 31.8 percent from the field in defeat at the Barclays Center
Sindarius Thornwell opened the game with a 3-pointer and the South Carolina Gamecocks (6-0) never looked back, mounting an insurmountable lead over the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team (4-1) in Brooklyn, New York. The game on Saturday afternoon was part of the Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational, held at the Barclays Center
Graduate transfer knocks down three 3-pointers; SU locks down defensively after halftime in 71-50 victory
After opening 2016-17 with two blowout wins over lesser competition, the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team faced its first major test against the Monmouth Hawks. Thanks to a dominant first half from Andrew White III, the Orange (3-0) passed easily.
Led by White, Lydon, SU knocks down 13 3-pointers in 90-49 victory at the Carrier Dome
Five different players scored at least 10 points for the Syracuse Orange as they cruised to a 90-46 victory over the Holy Cross Crusaders on Tuesday at the Carrier Dome. The game was SU’s first in the Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational.
The Orange (2-0) dominated in nearly every statistical category in its victory, from rebounds and assists, to points off turnovers and second chance points. Once the Orange took a 7-5 lead early in the first half, the game was never in doubt for Syracuse.