A weekly look at Syracuse sports, featuring reporters from TheNewsHouse.com, your resource for news, sports and what's happening at Syracuse University.
The NewsHouse sports producer Tyler Greenawalt and men's basketball beat writer Mark Volain are joined by women's basketball beat writer Joe Diglio to discuss the best start in team history for Kayla Alexander and the Orange women's team.
There were many things that went wrong in No. 3 Syracuse's 75-71 loss to Villanova Saturday morning, but fouls, free throws and missed lay-ups were the biggest flaws in the game.
Keita, Grant foul-outs stretched the Orange front line thin
Syracuse big men Baye Moussa Keita and Jerami Grant both fouled out before the end of regulation play, leaving Orange head coach Jim Boeheim with no choice but to plug sophomore forward Rakeem Christmas in the middle of the zone.
In the Orange's second game in three days, No. 3 Syracuse came from behind to defeat Big East rival Cincinnati on Monday.
The Syracuse Orange took a bit of their own medicine Monday afternoon in yet another close one that was decided in the last minute of play.
No. 21/20 Cincinnati (16-4, 4-3 Big East) employed a zone defense of their own en route to a tension-filled afternoon that saw the No. 3/4 Orange (18-1, 6-0 Big East) down by two with a minute and a half to play. When the snow cleared, Syracuse scrapped away a 57-55 victory.
“I hate it when teams play zone [against us],” head coach Jim Boeheim said after the win.
Opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament makes for interesting story lines heading into the Sweet 16 this weekend
Of all annual sporting events – the Super Bowl, the World Cup, the World Series – the NCAA College Basketball Tournament seems to be the one that lives up to its expectations. March Madness is many sports fans' favorite time of the year, and this past weekend’s opening games reminded the nation why.
Not from Concentrate: One last look at the week that was
In each Not From Concentrate post, we're taking a moment to remember the week that was -- from the news you should know, to the things everyone was talking about and even some of the stuff that might have slipped right by.
It's one last chance for stories before they fade into oblivion as the week begins again.
Syracuse students showed up to counter the protests of the Westboro Baptists, but the Kansas radicals never showed.
At 5:30 p.m. on a chilly Friday night, a group of roughly a dozen students assembled beneath an American flag outside Hendricks Chapel. Wearing orange shirts and carrying colorful signs, the students milled around cracking jokes. They were preparing to protest the Westboro Baptist Church.
Fab Melo voluntarily appears in city court Wednesday for incident two days earlier.
Sophomore center Fab Melo, 20, appeared before Syracuse City Judge James Cecile Wednesday to plea not guilty for criminal mischief charges relating to a Monday incident. The court called Melo - full name Fabrico P de Melo - in for questioning and he voluntarily came before Cecile in court.
The season came to an end for Syracuse last night inside the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, according to ESPN. Darius Johnson-Odum's 3-pointer with 27 seconds left gave Marquette the lead for good. Syracuse bungled its final three possessions to end the season with a 66-62 loss.
Georgetown limits sales of single-game tickets to alumni, donors.
Syracuse fans who live near our nation's capital have gotten used to filling the Verizon Center stands each year when SU travels to Georgetown. But this year, the Hoyas have made buying tickets much more difficult, The Post-Standard reports.