Syracuse’s Buddy Boeheim and Elijah Hughes score 22 each but Tigers edge out the Orange by a point.
After dominating much of the first half, the Orange hold on to win their fifth straight game 68-61.
Syracuse drops an in-conference matchup with the Blue Devils by 30.
Syracuse traveled to South Bend and took down the Irish.
Buddy Boeheim leads the Orange with 26 points to tie his career scoring best.
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.