Orange

February 4, 2012 - 7:13pm
Melo returns and the No. 2 Orange roll

Jim Boeheim is now tied for third with Dean Smith on the all-time wins list with 879 career wins after Syracuse (23-1, 10-1) cruised past St. John’s, 95-70 on Saturday. Fab Melo, in his first game back from reported academic issues, scored a career-high 14 points. The Orange shot 56 percent from the floor and out-rebounded the Red Storm (10-13, 4-7) in a dominating performance at Madison Square Garden. Here are three thoughts from the game:

February 1, 2012 - 9:23pm
Four years and 28 players later Doug Marrone has brought a New York flavor back to Syracuse football, but there is still room to grow

It’s important to Doug Marrone. That much is clear.

When Marrone accepted the head-coaching job at Syracuse University four years ago, it was one of the first things he brought up during his inaugural press conference. On Wednesday night during the SU football national letter of intent signing day press conference the topic came up again.

“We are not changing our stance on how we feel about the state of New York,” Marrone said. “We have to be able to get the best players out of this state before we can go to another state and try to get one of their best players.”

February 1, 2012 - 5:37pm
Watch out for these players next year

1. Ron Thompson, TE, 6-4/215

February 1, 2012 - 12:17am
Orange snap losing streak on the road against Providence

The Syracuse women's basketball team shots just kept falling and falling, en route to an 80-54 point victory over Providence on Tuesday night at Alumni Hall. Star player Iasia Hemingway lead the SU (14-9, 3-6) team with 24 points in 33 minutes of play. 

January 29, 2012 - 1:03am
What we learned from SU's game against the Mountaineers