Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim passes Bobby Knight for sole possession of second place with 903 career men's Div. 1 wins as Syracuse wins its Big East opener against Rutgers.
Jim Boeheim keeps making history this season.
With No. 7 Syracuse (13-1, 1-0 Big East) defeating Rutgers (9-3, 0-1 Big East) 78-53 Wednesday night at the Carrier Dome, Boeheim sits only behind current Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski on the all-time Div. 1 wins list. Boeheim, who was tied with Bobby Knight, won game number 903 to take sole possession of second place.
Tuesday's victory also make the first game of Big East play for the Orange, and the continuation of longest, active home-court winning streak at 33 games....
With a 72-68 victory over Detroit Monday night, the No. 3 Orange improve to 10-0 on the season, and head Coach Jim Boeheim became the third all-time winningest coach in NCAA men's Div. 1 history with his 900th career win.
There are heroes, and there are legends. Jim Boeheim is a legend.
After Monday night's 72-68 victory over the University of Detroit Titans (6-5), Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim reached the pinnacle of 900 wins, a feat only accomplished by two other Division 1 men's basketball coaches: Bob Knight and Mike Krzyzewski. However, Boeheim is the first to do it while coaching at only one school.
James Southerland provided strong bench play to help propel the Orange past the Golden Griffins to remain undefeated on the year.
After a first half that saw the Orange trailing with less than a minute left to play, the Syracuse Orange men's basketball team turned it around in the second half, scoring 50 points en route to an 85-61 victory over Canisius.
Syracuse gets off to a fast start, pulls away from 49ers to extend Dome winning streak.
Syracuse University (9-0) poured on the points from the opening whistle, leading to an 84-53 SU win over Long Beach State (3-5) on Thursday night. Five players scored double figures for the Orange, with C.J. Fair leading the way with 16 points and a career-high 15 rebounds.
No. 4 Syracuse forces 24 turnovers to counter a slow start against the Eagles and remain undefeated on the year.
Syracuse started out a bit flat against Eastern Michigan at the Carrier Dome on Monday, but forced many turnovers throughout the game and cruised to an 84-48 victory. The rout was on after coach Jim Boeheim switched to a full-court press in the first half.
Due to impending rain and wind, officials from both schools decided to move the game between SU and San Diego State to Sunday.
The "Battle on the Midway" game between Syracuse and San Diego State has been moved from Friday night to Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. est. due to impending inclement weather. The game was scheduled to be played on the USS Midway.
"We remain committed to this once-in-a-lifetime experience for our student athletes and our fan," Syracuse Athletic Director Daryl Gross said. "We are very sorry for the inconvenience this change may have caused out fans. The weather predictions have forced the postponement."