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Syracuse had a week to ponder its first loss of the season. The Orange nearly thought about it too long.
C.J. Fair scored 13 points, Trevor Cooney added 12, all in the second half to key a late surge, and ninth-ranked Syracuse beat Alcorn State 57-36 on Saturday night in the final game of the Gotham Classic.
''Our defense was good. I think sometimes what happens when you lose your first game you come back and you start thinking about things,'' Orange coach Jim Boeheim said after the 901st win of his career moved him within one of Bob Knight for second place all time among Division I men's coaches. Duke's Mike Krzyzewski leads with 939 wins. ''I think we got frustrated offensively, really, most of the night.''
Especially in the second half.
The fans in the Carrier Dome don't sit until Syracuse scores its first basket of each period, and they were still standing when Cooney finally drained a 3-pointer with 11:20 left after the Orange had...
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C.J. Fair scored 13 points, Trevor Cooney added 12, all in the second half to key a late surge, and No. 9 Syracuse beat Alcorn State 57-36 on Saturday night in the final game of the Gotham Classic.
It was the 901st win for Orange coach Jim Boeheim, one behind Bob Knight for second place all-time among Division I men's coaches. Duke's Mike Krzyzewski leads with 939 wins....
The Syracuse Orange help Jim Boeheim to tie Bobby Knight after as a result of their big-margin victory.
Michael Carter-Williams scored a career-high 18 points and added 13 assists and No. 7 Syracuse beat Central Connecticut State 96-62 on Monday, giving Orange coach Jim Boeheim his 902nd career win.
Boeheim tied Bob Knight for second all-time in victories among Division I men's coaches. Duke's Mike Krzyzewski leads with 939.
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Despite his team's recent shooting woes, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim has a chance to move one step closer to the top of a very impressive list.
Boeheim looks to tie Bob Knight for second all-time in wins among Division I coaches with his 902nd Monday when the ninth-ranked Orange host Central Connecticut State.
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After Syracuse finished dominating West Virginia 38-14 in the 2012 Pinstripe Bowl, a happy Doug Marrone and Prince-Tyson Gulley spoke to the media about the win.
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Bouncing back from its first loss shouldn't be difficult for No. 9 Syracuse.
The Orange will be heavily favored to extend two impressive home streaks Saturday night as they face an Alcorn State team that has dropped 81 straight non-conference road games.
Syracuse (10-1) fell six spots in the Top 25 after losing 83-79 to Temple at Madison Square Garden last Saturday. The Orange...
Syracuse was firing and missing and Marquiz Baker was hitting everything he tried as Alcorn State dared to dream of an upset.
Then Trevor Cooney hit a pair of 3-pointers and two driving layups, and the ninth-ranked Orange pulled away for a 57-36 over the Braves on Saturday night in the final game of the Gotham Classic.
Syracuse had opened the door by missing its first nine shots...