Orange close out an underwhelming regular season with a thrilling takeaway for its final play.
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.
Tommy Devito threw for 153 yards and two touchdowns.
The Orange (4-1) utterly trounced the Bison (2-4) in a match led by sharpshooters Elijah Hughes and Buddy Boeheim.
The Orange now prepares to face St. John’s in NCAA second round.
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.