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."
Article claims that 10 Syracuse basketball players have tested positive for banned recreational substances since 2001
On Saturday afternoon the No. 2 ranked Syracuse basketball team hoisted the Big East regular season championship trophy on the court in the Carrier Dome. On Monday afternoon Yahoo! Sports published a story that claims the school has failed to comply with its internal drug policy and has played ineligible players.
Syracuse University seniors Scoop Jardine and Kris Joseph end Carrier Dome careers with a win over Louisville on Senior Day.
For the last time in their esteemed Syracuse careers, Kris Joseph and Scoop Jardine donned their home white uniforms in front of a loud Carrier Dome crowd. The result was a pretty one for the SU faithful. Behind a strong defensive effort that limited Louisville to 34 percent shooting from the floor, the Orange beat the Cardinals, 58-49.
A State Supreme Court judge ruled Wednesday that Bobby Davis and Mike Lang's defamation suit against Jim Boeheim and Syracuse University will be held in Onondaga County.
Brian DeJoseph, Onondaga County State Supreme Court judge, ruled that the Bobby Davis and Mike Lang's defamation suit against Jim Boeheim and Syracuse University will have to be held in Onondaga County.
In his ruling, he stated the attorneys for Davis and Lang failed to prove that an unbiased jury could not be found in Onondaga County.
A decision is pending over the location of Bobby Davis and Mike Lang's defamation suit against Jim Boeheim and Syracuse University.
New York State Supreme Court Justice, Brian DeJoseph heard arguments Tuesday morning regarding the defamation suit against Jim Boeheim and Syracuse University, according to an article posted Feb. 21 in the Post-Standard.