As winter winds whirled into Syracuse on Saturday, the Orange stayed hot as they triumphed over the University of North Florida 82-70.
An announced crowd of 16,394 fans witnessed the Orange take down the Oakland Golden Grizzlies 74-62 Wednesday in a non-conference matchup.
Syracuse forces 21 turnovers, the highest mark for the season, in Sunday’s win over UMBC.
A big second half and strong defensive effort paved the way for the Orange as five players scored at least 12 points to lead Syracuse to an 82-48 victory.
Syracuse falls to 4-4 for the season in a 68-54 loss to the Hawkeyes.
Elijah Hughes tallies a career-high 28 points during NIT Season Tip-Off game at Barclays Center.
Despite a one-point halftime deficit, the #17 Syracuse women’s basketball team lost their first game of the season to #1 Oregon, 81-64, on Sunday at the Carrier Dome.
The Orange (4-1) utterly trounced the Bison (2-4) in a match led by sharpshooters Elijah Hughes and Buddy Boeheim.
SU head coach Jim Boeheim’s son Jimmy scored 25 points for Cornell while his Buddy scored 16 for the Orange on Wednesday night.
The “flu bug,” as dubbed by coach Quentin Hillsman, didn’t seem to bother the Syracuse women’s basketball team as they trounced the Albany Great Danes 75-53.