For the second straight year the Orange basketball team has started its season with sixteen straight victories.
Six SU players scored in double-figures as the No. 1 Syracuse (16-0, 3-0) pulled away in the second half to defeat Providence (11-5, 0-3) by a score of 87-73 Wednesday night at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. It was the seventh straight game the Orange won by a double-digit margin, also marking SU’s sixteenth straight victory and third straight against Big East opponents.
Jim Boeheim and Syracuse University have been sued for defamation in the New York Supreme Court regarding their treatment of allegations by Bobby Davis and Mike Lang against former associate head coach Bernie Fine.
Gloria Allred, a longtime civil rights attorney, announced Tuesday that she has filed a defamation suit against Syracuse University and men's basketball head coach Jim Boeheim on behalf of former ball boys Bobby Davis and his step-brother Mike Lang in New York State Supreme Court.
The Westboro Baptist Church announced plans to protest Friday night's basketball game.
On Tuesday, Nov. 29, the Bernie Fine scandal became a bit more, well, scandalous. After a week marred by additional accusers, secret tape recordings, federal search warrants and at least one alleged love triangle, it seemed things could get no more bizarre. Then, on Tuesday, the Westboro Baptist Church announced in a press release on its website, that it would be picketing the Syracuse vs.
Jim Boeheim, the iconic head coach of the Syracuse University men's basketball, is not worried about losing his job amid the investigation of former associate head coach Bernie Fine.
After former Syracuse University men’s basketball associate head coach Bernie Fine was fired Sunday in light of a third victim accusing him of sexual molestation, head coach Jim Boeheim seemed to be the next person who was likely to lose his job.
Syracuse University fired men's basketball associate coach Bernie Fine Sunday after a third man stepped forward, accusing the longtime coach of molesting him when he was younger and ESPN released a taped conversation between Fine's wife and accuser Bobby Davis.
Bernie Fine, Syracuse University men’s basketball associate head coach, was fired by the university Sunday after sexual assault allegations toward Bobby Davis, a former ball boy for the men’s basketball team, surfaced last week.
Rakeem Christmas, Michael Carter-Williams, and Trevor Cooney have committed to the Syracuse men's basketball team. All three players were ranked in ESPNU's Top 100 prospects, and each will help the Orange in different ways.
In today’s world of college basketball, half the battle is recruiting. Coaches can win games, but players win championships. Coaches spend their summer days in hot, sweaty gyms, looking to find the best talent across the country for that simple reason.
Recruiting is vital in building a program and sustaining its success. This year’s Syracuse University three-man recruiting class though, could not only sustain the always prestigious program, but hopefully, elevate it to a new status.
The season came to an end for Syracuse last night inside the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, according to ESPN. Darius Johnson-Odum's 3-pointer with 27 seconds left gave Marquette the lead for good. Syracuse bungled its final three possessions to end the season with a 66-62 loss.
Marquette hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with less than 30 seconds to play, and the Golden Eagles defeated Syracuse for the second time this year to end SU's season and advance to the NCAA's Sweet-16.
Freshman guard Dion Waiters scored a career-high 18 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Orange were upset by 11-seed Marquette, 66-62, ending Syracuse’s season.
SU was hampered by 18 turnovers and six charging calls on offense. Marquette used heavy pressure to prevent the Orange from running their offense, and Syracuse struggled to find any sort of offensive rhythm.
The loss of sophomore Brandon Triche didn’t help the Orange either. Triche landed flush on his back after going up for a lay-up in the second half and never returned to the game.
Syracuse's superior size out-muscles 14-seed Indiana State Friday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, setting up a Sunday showdown with Big East foe Marquette.
Since the Syracuse Orange's disappointing loss to the Butler Bulldogs in the third round of the 2010 NCAA Tournament, the Syracuse Orange believe they have to make up for lost time. In fact, “Unfinished Business” has been the team’s mantra for the season to serve as a reminder of the goal at hand: a national championship.