Syracuse led for a majority of the game, pulling away at the end and defeating the Pittsburgh Panthers 70-52.
Frank Howard led Syracuse with 18 points, seven rebounds, four assists and five steals.
The 2018 season brings in the third recruitment class under head coach Dino Babers.
This is the 52nd straight time the Orange have beaten Colgate.
This is Coach Quentin Hillsman’s 250 win for Syracuse.
The Orange’s 72-63 win over the Connecticut Huskies was the second game of the 2017 Men’s Jimmy V Classic.
The Orange earn the victory in a game with 20 lead changes.
Season highs included defeating the defending champions, but SU conceded 162 points in the final three games.
Seven years ago, Veteran Sgt. Andrew Clary’s job was made for him: the bodyguard for the men’s basketball team and Coach Jim Boeheim. Clary says his Air Force training has prepared him for the pressure of this position.