Battle’s huge game leads Syracuse to 78-70 win over Wake Forest

Tyus Battle’s 34 points leads Syracuse 17-8 (6-6) to an important 78-70 win over Wake Forest 9-16 (2-11) on Sunday afternoon at the Carrier Dome. Syracuse held tough when Mitchell Wilbekin and the Demon Deacons caught fire and made 9 three pointers in the second half. The Orange lead dwindled to two points late in the game but Battle (pictured below) and company had enough … Continue reading Battle’s huge game leads Syracuse to 78-70 win over Wake Forest

Short-handed Syracuse plays on the road against Georgia Tech

Syracuse 15-6 (4-4) plays at Georgia Tech 10-11 (3-5) as the Orange looks for its fourth straight win. Freshman Howard Washington is out for tonight’s game after suffering a right leg injury in practice on Monday. Syracuse is left with 6 scholarship players for the game. In addition, expect a rowdy atmosphere as the Yellow Jackets announced a sell out for their annual “Whiteout” game. … Continue reading Short-handed Syracuse plays on the road against Georgia Tech

Sidibe leads Syracuse to win over Pittsburgh

Syracuse 15-6 (4-4) overcame a sloppy first half to pick up a 60-55 win over Pittsburgh. Freshman Bourama Sidibe, who sat out Wednesday’s game against Boston College due to a nagging injury, finished with 18 points, 16 rebounds and 3 blocks to lead the Orange. Coach Jim Boheim praised Sidibe’s play, “Bourama was tremendous. He’s been getting better in practice (and getting) healthier. He had … Continue reading Sidibe leads Syracuse to win over Pittsburgh

Syracuse cruises to victory over Boston College

Syracuse 14-6 (3-4) picked up a dominant 81-63 win over Boston College 13-8 (3-5) on Wednesday night. The Orange turned in an impressive offensive performance shooting a season best 60.4% from the field led by Tyus Battle’s (pictured below) 24 points on 9-14 shooting.   Why Syracuse won Syracuse shot lights out throughout the game finishing 29-48 (60.4%) from the field and 7-16 (43.8%) from … Continue reading Syracuse cruises to victory over Boston College

Syracuse hosts Boston College at the Carrier Dome

Syracuse 13-6 (2-4) takes on Boston College 13-7 (3-4) on Wednesday night at the Dome after a long break. The Orange’s last game was their win over Pittsburgh on January 16. Opponent: Boston College Eagles Location: Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY Date: Wednesday, January 24 Time: 7:00pm ET Watch: ESPNU or WatchESPN app Line: Syracuse -7.5 Boston College is much improved this season The Eagles were … Continue reading Syracuse hosts Boston College at the Carrier Dome

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