Syracuse drops important home game to NC State

Syracuse (17-9, 6-7 in the ACC) suffered a 74-70 loss to the NC State (17-9, 7-6 in the ACC) on Wednesday night at the Carrier Dome. The Orange held a 6 point lead with under 10 minutes to play but Wolfpack senior Sam Hunt (pictured below) went off for 4 three pointers in the second half and lead NC State to the win. Why Syracuse … Continue reading Syracuse drops important home game to NC State

Frank Howard’s Breakout Season

Junior guard Frank Howard played one of the best games of his career on Tuesday night as he led Syracuse to a 59-45 win over Pittsburgh. Howard finished with 18 points, a career-high 7 rebounds, 5 steals and 4 assists. Since being handed the keys to the team at the beginning of the season, he’s quickly established himself as the Orange’s leader and one of … Continue reading Frank Howard’s Breakout Season

Syracuse beats struggling Pittsburgh 59-45 at the Dome

Syracuse 13-6 (2-4) picked up a much needed 59-45 win against Pittsburgh 8-11 (0-6) on Tuesday night at the Carrier Dome. The Orange snapped a 4 game losing streak behind a great all-around performance from Frank Howard. Howard finished with 18 points, 7 rebounds, 5 steals and 4 assists. Why Syracuse won Syracuse played really strong defense throughout the game. The Orange held the Panthers … Continue reading Syracuse beats struggling Pittsburgh 59-45 at the Dome

Game Recap: Syracuse outplayed by Virginia

Syracuse 12-5 (1-3) was outplayed on the road by Virginia 15-1 (4-0) in a 68-61 lost. The Orange had a 31-29 lead early in the second half but the Cavaliers took control of the game behind a 15-4 run and cruised to a comfortable win. Why Syracuse lost Virginia‚Äôs top ranked defense frustrated Syracuse all night and held the Orange to 38% field goal shooting … Continue reading Game Recap: Syracuse outplayed by Virginia

Brissett, Howard and Battle share their thoughts on Wake Forest

The Orange’s top 3 players provided their thoughts on the Wake Forest game following Sunday’s victory over Virginia Tech. Here were their soundbites when asked about facing the Demon Deacons: Oshae Brissett: “We know they are a good team. They were close at UNC. So we’re going to go back and watch the film and treat it like any other game.” Frank Howard: “They have … Continue reading Brissett, Howard and Battle share their thoughts on Wake Forest

Game Recap: Syracuse beats Virginia Tech

The Orange concluded 2017 with an impressive 68-56 win over Virginia Tech at the Carrier Dome to improve to 12-2 on the season. Syracuse attacked the interior of the Hokies defense effectively with great passing and numerous floaters and finishes at the rim. The tallest man on the floor for Virginia Tech at times was 6’6″ junior forward Chris Clarke and the Orange took advantage. … Continue reading Game Recap: Syracuse beats Virginia Tech

Game Preview: Virginia Tech

The Orange kicks off ACC play by hosting Virginia Tech at the Carrier Dome at 6pm EST on New Year’s Eve. The Hokies are 11-2 on the year (same record as the Orange). Their biggest wins are over Iowa, Ole Miss and Washington and their two losses have been against Saint Louis and Kentucky. Virginia Tech sits ranked 75 in the RPI and ranked 35 … Continue reading Game Preview: Virginia Tech