Syracuse continues its 7-game winning streak against rival Georgetown in a boisterous Dome.
Big heads, big names, big blocks and big noise filled the Carrier Dome Monday night.
Unofficial technology (i.e. iPhone applications) measured the crowd volume at 105 decibels on press row, somewhere in the neighborhood of the levels recorded in the Louisiana Superdome for the NFC Championship between the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints on Sunday.
Loud and proud, that’s the Syracuse Orange fan right now.
Syracuse completes a perfect road trip with an 84-71 victory over the Irish in South Bend.
Coming off an emotional win against No. 9 West Virginia, the Orange showed no signs of a letdown when they took on Notre Dame Monday night. Wesley Johnson scored 22 points while Andy Rautins poured in 21 as Syracuse completed a perfect road trip with an 84-71 victory over the Irish in South Bend.
Syracuse dominates offensively and defensively to defeat the South Florida Bulls, 82-65
It was a one-man game for the University of South Florida in their fight against the Orange on Sunday afternoon in the Carrier Dome. However, Dominic Jones’ game-high 30 points were not enough to stop Syracuse from controlling the game. Wes Johnson led the team to an 82-65 victory, with 19 points and 13 rebounds.
The Orange finished off its non-conference schedule on Wednesday night with a crucial midseason battle against the Memphis Tigers
After suffering its first loss of the season, the Orange pulled off a 74-57 win against the Memphis Tigers. Wes Johnson had a game high 19 points and 7 rebounds while Kris Joseph added 15 points and 7 rebounds for the number seven ranked Orange.
The freshman sensation has a coming-out party with a career-high 27 points.
A tired Oakland Golden Grizzlies team was no match for a fast-paced Orange team led by a career performance from freshman Brandon Triche.
Tuesday night’s matchup with the Rochester, Michigan-based Grizzlies displayed SU’s ability to take advantage of a drained and less talented team. It was also a coming out party for Triche, who scored a season and career-high 27 points.
Not even the possibility of a hangover or the taste of warmth in Tampa could spoil the perfect start to the season for the Cuse.
Sunday afternoon’s matchup with St. Francis of New York could have been a classic trap game for Syracuse after its big win over No. 11 Florida on Thursday. But not even the possibility of a hangover or the taste of warmth in Tampa could spoil the perfect start to the season for the Cuse.
Arinze Onuaku scored 10 of his team-high 14 points in the first half, and Wes Johnson opened the second half with back-to-back threes as the Orange overcame a slow start to defeat St. Francis 75-51 in the Carrier Dome.