Jim Boeheim

March 17, 2013 - 12:02am
In the final Big East tournament for No. 19 Syracuse, the Orange could not hold on to a halftime lead, eventually falling to the No. 4 Cardinals, 78-61.

The No. 4 Lousiville Cardinals (29-5) won the Big East Championship for the second straight year and third since 2009. This time, it was a 78-61 victory over No. 19 Syracuse. The Orange (26-9) came out swinging in the first half, coasting to a 35-22 lead at halftime. However, the second half was all Louisville, who outscored the Orange 56-26, including a 44-10 run.

“I thought that they were the best team in the league from the beginning of the year,” head coach Jim Boeheim said. “They proved that today.”

March 15, 2013 - 10:40pm
No. 19 Syracuse finally won against No. 5 Georgetown this season, thanks to the unexpected help of Baye Moussa Keita and Trevor Cooney.

Third time’s the charm. At least as far as No. 19 Syracuse was concerned.

March 14, 2013 - 5:42pm
On the heels of a 20-point performance against Seton Hall, James Southerland scored another 20 in a 62-59 victory over No. 17 Pittsburgh

After beating Seton Hall just a day earlier, it was unclear how No. 19 Syracuse (25-8) would fare against the extremely physical No. 17 Pittsburgh Panthers. The last time the two teams met, the Orange was without James Southerland, leading to an Orange loss. But Southerland’s presence played a major role in Thursday afternoon's 62-59 victory.

March 13, 2013 - 5:20pm
Despite a horrid first half, the Orange rallied to beat Seton Hall, 75-63, and move on to play Pittsburgh.

After an incredibly slow start, Syracuse pulled out the victory over Seton Hall in the second round of the final Big East tournament.

The No. 19 Orange (24-8) won 75-63, but were down by as many as 10 in the first half, before mounting a comeback to tie the game up at halftime. The tie allowed for a reset for the second half, which turned out to be all Syracuse.

March 12, 2013 - 8:24pm
In the Orange's final tournament as a member of the Big East conference, Syracuse looks to end its recent woes.

When the Syracuse Orange men's basketball team takes the court at Madison Square Garden this Wednesday, they will begin their final Big East tournament. After this season, the Orange will call the Atlantic Coast Conference home, and play their conference championship at the Greensboro Coliseum.

March 9, 2013 - 8:26pm
Three throughs on the last regular season match-up between the Hoyas and the Orange.

Syracuse shooting woes continue

The Orange came out flat once more on the offensive side of the court Saturday against Georgetown. Syracuse shot just 32.6-percent (15-of-46) from the field and 9.1-percent (1-of-11) from the beyond the arc. Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim said his team’s been having trouble shooting the ball its last few games after playing DePaul Wednesday.

March 6, 2013 - 10:23pm
No. 15 Syracuse snapped its three-game losing streak in 78-57 thrashing of DePaul. The win marked the final Big East game in the Carrier Dome.

The No. 17 Syracuse (23-7, 11-6) snapped a three-game losing streak, defeating the DePaul Blue Demons (11-19, 2-15) 78-57.  Wednesday night’s victory also marked the final home game for seniors Brandon Triche and James Southerland.

“I didn’t think I was going to be this excited just because we had lost three straight games,” guard Triche said. “I didn’t care who we were playing; we had to win.”

March 2, 2013 - 4:01pm
Another poor shooting night for No. 12 Orange lead to the team's third straight loss in Saturday's game against No. 10 Louisville.

The losing streak continues.

No. 12 Syracuse (22-7, 10-6) lost its third game in a row, this time to No. 10 Louisville (24-5, 12-4) on Saturday afternoon, 58-53. This marked the last game between the two in Big East play. Turnovers and a poor offensive start put SU in a hole that they weren’t able to fight out of.

“You can’t make those types of mistakes in tournament type games,” said head coach Jim Boeheim. “It’s difficult to win against zone defenses when you don’t make many shots from the perimeter.”

February 24, 2013 - 2:28pm
After undergoing knee surgery, SU center Dajuan Coleman looks to return to action when SU travels to play Marquette Monday night.

Syracuse looks to get some interior depth with the return of its freshman center DaJuan Coleman.

After, a 57-46 loss to Georgetown Saturday night, head coach Jim Boeheim said Coleman should be set to play Marquette on Feb. 25.

"I think he could play now," Boeheim said. "I wanted to give him at least a couple days of practice and just see how he felt. But I really wanted to give him a week or so."

February 24, 2013 - 2:07pm
Ten years after winning the 2003 national championship, Syracuse retired Carmelo Anthony's No. 15 jersey.

Carmelo Anthony didn't know the meaning of "bleeding Orange" until he saw SU head coach Jim Boeheim sitting on his front step after Anthony walked got home from school. 

"At that moment, something clicked," Anthony said.