Syracuse Basketball

December 5, 2017 - 8:49pm
The Orange's 72-63 win over the Connecticut Huskies was the second game of the 2017 Men's Jimmy V Classic.

NEW YORK—A redshirt freshman overshadowed in previous games came out of his shell Tuesday night.

After the game, forward Matthew Moyer couldn't remember if he had hit a jump shot in any of his previous seven starts for the Syracuse Orange (7-1). But in this game, his career-high 18 points and eight rebounds propelled Syracuse to a 72-63 win over former Big East rival Connecticut

November 28, 2017 - 9:15am
The Orange earned the victory in a game that saw the lead change 20 times.

Monday night’s contest between the Syracuse Orange (6-0) and Maryland Terrapins (6-2) certainly did not disappoint.

November 20, 2017 - 8:50pm
The players combined for 30 points in Syracuse's fourth win of the season.

Two Syracuse players had career-highs in points as the Orange defeated Oakland 74-50 Monday night.

In the second game of the Hoophall Miami Invitational, Syracuse’s offensive distribution and defensive structure was the difference, as the team shot 48.4 percent and had 12 steals.

"Our defense was good the whole game," Syracuse Coach Jim Boeheim said.

November 18, 2017 - 10:40pm
The sophomore guard took over with 16 points in the second half.

The Syracuse Orange (3-0) defeated the Texas Southern Tigers (0-4) 80-67 to win their third straight game to open the season, while extending the Tigers’ losing streak.

If there was ever a question of who the Orange could trust if their leading scorer, Tyus Battle, wasn’t in the game, that question got answered in the first half: Geno Thorpe. 

November 14, 2017 - 11:35pm
Battle’s career-high in points proved to be crucial in Syracuse win.

The Syracuse Orange (2-0) were certainly tested by last year’s MAAC champions, Iona Gaels (0-2), but grabbed their second win 71-62.

Whereas Syracuse was able to pull away in their season opener against Cornell, that was not the case on Nov. 14. Leading 32-28 at halftime, Iona kept themselves in the game with scrappy play. Their matchup zone defense posed problems for the Syracuse side, which turned the ball over 15 times.

November 10, 2017 - 8:50pm
The Orange finished shooting 51.4 percent in the second half.

Syracuse men’s basketball season got off on the right foot on Friday, as Jim Boeheim and his team grabbed a 77-45 win over Cornell University.

November 7, 2017 - 3:50am
The Orange trailed a majority of the first half, but quickly turned the game around.

In the final exhibition game of the season, Syracuse walked away with a 84-59 win over Division II Southern Connecticut State University. However, the outcome was far from guaranteed. 

Following a convincing 84-54 win in their exhibition opener, Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim went with the same starting five.

October 21, 2017 - 7:32am
The Orange team beat the White team 69-60 in the opening scrimmage.

The Syracuse men's basketball team appeared hungry to play during media day and the scrimmage that followed after.

Head coach Jim Boeheim was the first to answer questions as he and his team made themselves available during media day at Carmelo Anthony Practice Facility early Friday afternoon.

April 6, 2017 - 5:31pm
The former SU guard spent the last six seasons on Archie Miller's staff at Dayton.

The Syracuse men’s basketball team hired Allen Griffin as an assistant coach, Syracuse University athletics announced on Thursday. A spot opened on SU’s staff after former assistant head coach Mike Hopkins left to become the head coach at the University of Washington late last month.

March 20, 2017 - 4:39pm
Boeheim and Wildhack discuss contract extension, Lydon’s status at press conference.

One day after its top assistant coach left for Washington, the Syracuse men’s basketball team could be losing a star player as well. 

Orange sophomore forward Tyler Lydon declared for the NBA Draft on Monday afternoon. Lydon started all 34 games for the Orange this season.