Yellow Jackets make a series of scoring runs to defeat the Orange 82-64 Thursday in the Carrier Dome.
Buddy Boeheim leads SU with 22 points while Elijah Hughes adds 19 points and Marek Dolezaj a double-double.
The Carrier Dome may be the loud house, but on Saturday SU men’s basketball made more noise than they have all season in Charlottesville where they delivered 63-55 loss to the defending national champions Cavaliers.
The Orange’s firm halftime lead disintegrates in the second half as the Hokies and Jalen Cone win 67-63 in the Carrier Dome.
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.