Stories tagged: Syracuse Orange
Thu., April 20, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
Syracuse concludes spring on Saturday; Orange ahead of 2016
Syracuse finishes spring practice on Saturday with its annual scrimmage in the Carrier Dome. Coach Dino Babers figures the team is farther ahead than when he took over the program …
Sat., Feb. 4, 2017, 5:48 p.m.
Andrew White, Tyus Battle lead Syracuse over No. 9 Virginia 66-62
Tyus Battle had a career-high 23 points and Andrew White also had 23 as Syracuse rallied past No. 9 Virginia 66-62 on Saturday, its second win over a ranked team …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 8:40 p.m.
Around the nation: Pittsburgh outscores Syracuse 76-61 (in football)
Nate Peterman threw for 251 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another to lead Pittsburgh to a wild 76-61 victory over Syracuse on Saturday in Pittsburgh.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 10:20 p.m.
UConn women win fourth straight national title
Breanna Stewart and UConn stand alone. Geno Auriemma, too, after another flawless season by the dominating Huskies.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 9:56 p.m.
Syracuse defense cracks under UConn onslaught
Coach Quentin Hillsman made defense the cornerstone of Syracuse’s rebuilding project.
Sat., April 2, 2016, 11:15 p.m.
Inside-outside job lifts Tar Heels to 83-66 win over Orange
Marcus Paige made three 3-pointers in the second half to help North Carolina get untracked from long range and stifle a Syracuse rally for an 83-66 victory that moved the …
Sat., April 2, 2016, 11:13 p.m.
Huskies, Orange try to keep changes under wraps for rematch
Syracuse coach Quentin Hillsman and Washington coach Mike Neighbors will put their budding friendship on hold Sunday night.
Tue., March 29, 2016, 7 p.m.
Column: Final Four matchup as much about scandals as baskets
Coming to Houston this week with hopes of another national championship is North Carolina, a school embroiled in one of the biggest NCAA academic scandals ever for enrolling athletes in …
Sun., March 27, 2016, 9:45 p.m.
Syracuse women beat Lady Vols 89-67, head to first Final Four
Alexis Peterson ran to midcourt at the final buzzer, dropped to her knees and buried her face in her hands. She cried tears of joy as her Syracuse teammates swarmed …
Fri., March 25, 2016, 11:18 p.m.
Chi-Town meltdown: Syracuse outscores Gonzaga 15-3 down stretch to secure Elite Eight spot
CHICAGO – Gonzaga had a return trip to the Elite Eight in its grasp but it slipped away. The Zags scored only one point in the last 2:55 and committed …
Fri., March 25, 2016, 11:17 p.m.
Blanchette: Zags’ long, strange trip comes to abrupt end, now intrigue begins
CHICAGO – So Gonzaga’s off-season begins much as this basketball season did, in a cocoon of intrigue. Or doesn’t anyone remember all the mystery about how Mark Few was going …
Thu., March 24, 2016, 11:08 p.m.
Blanchette: Current Zags may be Mark Few’s best coaching job
Maybe this really is the Sweetest 16 for Mark Few or maybe it’s just the moment he’s in that makes him think so. Either way, that’s cool.
Thu., March 24, 2016, 11:08 p.m.
Gonzaga ready to attack to counter Syracuse zone
The task is completely different, but the mindset needs to be the same.
Thu., March 24, 2016, 5:03 p.m.
Eric McClellan’s philosophy: ‘Get back out there’
Eric McClellan was alone in his Las Vegas hotel room and he had something to say.
Wed., March 23, 2016, 11:17 p.m.
Famed Syracuse 2-3 zone defense gives opponents fits
Gonzaga’s and Syracuse’s defenses haven’t taken a back seat through two NCAA tournament games to any of the remaining 14 teams.
Wed., March 23, 2016, 11:16 p.m.
Blanchette: Don’t look now, but Zags are crazy-good defenders
Here’s what may have been overlooked in the NCAA tournament: the Zags held Seton Hall and Utah under 60 points in back-to-back games, something that had happened in Gonzaga’s NCAA …
Tue., March 22, 2016, 11:20 p.m.
Gonzaga will have hands full against Syracuse
Middle Tennessee coach Kermit Davis, whose team lost by 25 points to Syracuse on Sunday, noted that “you can’t overlook how good their players are.”
Fri., March 20, 2015, midnight
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim said he will appeal ‘harsh’ sanctions
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim said Thursday he will appeal “unduly harsh” NCAA sanctions for violations that occurred over a decade and that 2018 is the “right time” …
Thu., March 19, 2015, midnight
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim to retire in 3 years; AD out
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim will retire in three years and the university’s athletic director has resigned, the school announced Wednesday following a scathing NCAA report that …
Sat., Feb. 22, 2014, midnight
No. 1 Orange, No. 5 Blue Devils meet coming off losses
This was supposed to be the encore of college basketball’s game of the year, matching two top-five teams in No. 1 Syracuse and No. 5 Duke and the winningest men’s …