SYRACUSE RUMORS & GOSSIP

No. 7 Louisville Incinerates Syracuse, 88-68

At the Carrier Dome, this year’s iteration of Syracuse men’s basketball can beat anyone. The Orange has proven that time and again, most recently with a miraculous win over one of the nation’s scariest squads. But for as dangerous as Jim Boeheim’s team has been inside the friendly confines of the Loud House, it has been, just as reliably, roadkill away from Central New York...
Via Orange Fizz
13 hours ago

Syracuse Basketball: Will it all be worth it?

With the final game approaching, the Syracuse Orange’s season is wrapping up with a common theme still attached to it: uncertainty. The Orange came into the season as a top 25 team with an expectation to finish the season there too—well, that didn’t quite happen. This season has been a tale of ups and downs for the Orange as multiple out of conference losses started their year...
Via isportsweb.com
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Syracuse vs. Louisville Men's Basketball Highlights (2016-17)

Syracuse vs. Louisville: The No. 7 Cardinals, led by Donovan Mitchell and his game-high 25 points, defeated the Orange in a game of runs, 88-68. The Cards ended the 1st half on a 28-8 run, and never looked back. Cuse Freshman Tyus Battle added 20 points in the loss. The Cardinals move to 11-5 in the ACC, and the Orange fall to 9-8.
Via ACC Digital Network
15 hours ago

WATCH: Highlights | Syracuse at Pittsburgh

Highlights of Syracuse's women's basketball's 73-57 win at Pittsburgh in the regular season finale. The Orange earned the #6 seed in the upcoming ACC tournament and will play the winner of #11 seed Pittsburgh and #14 seed North Carolina Thursday at 8:00 in Conway, SC.
Via Syracuse Orange Athletics
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lydon & Battle at Louisville Postgame

Syracuse sophomore forward Tyler Lydon and freshman guard Tyus Battle after the Orange's 88-68 loss at Louisville.
Via Syracuse Orange Athletics
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Coach Boeheim Press Conference | Syracuse vs. Louisville

Head coach Jim Boeheim discusses Syracuse's 88-68 loss to Louisville on Sunday.
Via Syracuse Orange Athletics
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

No. 7 Louisville rebounds with 88-68 win over Syracuse

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Donovan Mitchell made six 3-pointers for 25 points, Ray Spalding added 18 points with 11 rebounds and No. 7 Louisville shot 57 percent to pull away for an 88-68 victory over Syracuse on Sunday. Seeking a second-place tie with Florida State in the Atlantic Coast Conference, the Cardinals rode a 14-4 run entering the break for a 15-point lead that grew to 23...
Via Associated Press
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

How Does Syracuse Need To Adjust Against Louisville

If the Orange’s 78-75 win over No. 10 Duke didn’t solidify its tournament hopes, SU has a chance to put the stamp on its resume tomorrow against No. 7 Louisville down south. The Orange and Cardinals have already squared off once this season, ending in a heartbreaking 76-72 overtime loss inside the Dome. That game was just another edition of the Cardiac Cuse, and now the Orange...
Via Orange Fizz
1 day ago

Syracuse Offers 2018 G David Duke

Syracuse basketball’s 2017 recruiting class isn’t set in stone yet, but the Orange is already looking to 2018. Friday, Syracuse offered point guard David Duke a scholarship after watching him play at Cushing Academy. Duke is listed as a three-star prospect on 247Sports and the No. 6 combo guard in the 2018 class. He has offers from Kansas, Northwestern, Providence, Florida and...
Via Orange Fizz
1 day ago

Syracuse Signee Bourama Sidibe Steps Up

As 30,331 fans packed the Carrier Dome Wednesday night to watch the Orange’s heart-stopping, buzzer-beating win against Duke, one very interested spectator was glued to the TV. Class of 2017 Syracuse signee Bourama Sidibe hoped to attend the Duke game with his St. Benedict’s Prep Gray Bees coach, Mark Taylor. When their plans fell through, […]
Via Otto's Grove
1 day ago

WATCH: United Way Dollar Day at the Dome

Syracuse Athletics and the United Way teamed up for their annual "Dollar Day" at the Orange men's basketball team's game vs. Duke to raise money for various charitable groups across Central New York.
Via Syracuse Orange Athletics
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Where Does Syracuse Stand as the ACC Tournament Approaches?

Understandably, all of the talk following Syracuse’s memorable win over Duke is about whether or not the Orange have done enough to lock in their berth into the NCAA tournament. However, there is a tournament that comes before the Big Dance, and it is one that Syracuse is guaranteed to participate in. The ACC Tournament technically kicks off on Tuesday March 7th at the Barclays...
Via Orange Fizz
2 days ago

Why One CBS Analyst Thinks Syracuse “Is Definitely In” the Tournament

Brendan Haywood knows something about the ACC. He was an All-American player for UNC, and reached the Final Four in 2000. Now he’s an analyst for CBS Sports Network. I asked him if Syracuse should make the tournament after last night’s thriller. He left no doubt. “Syracuse is definitely a tournament team. They have enough wins, they’ve beaten enough teams. And then when you...
Via Orange Fizz
3 days ago

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim on retirement: 'I might be done this year'

Syracuse picked up one of the wildest wins of its season on Wednesday night, a 78-75 buzzer beater which helped push them closer to an NCAA Tournament bid. And as it turns out, it may have pushed their head coach closer to retirement.In an interview with the "Dan Patrick Show" on Thursday, Boeheim was asked about his future.For years its been understood that Boeheim would step...
Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

WATCH: Syracuse Hits 3 Buzzer Beaters | Moments of the Year

Syracuse has become buzzer-beater U this season. John Gillon's game-winner against Duke was the 3rd buzzer-beating shot for the Orange in February. We call that a trend in the sports world. Check out all the late-game heroics from the Orange in the Must See Moments of the Year presented by New York Life.
Via ACC Digital Network
3 days ago

John Gillon’s winning shot helps Syracuse students in classroom

John Gillon’s impressive buzzer-beating three-pointer to beat Duke on Wednesday not only boosted Syracuse’s chances at making the NCAA Tournament, but it also helped out some students.Connor Grossman, who covers Syracuse basketball for the “Daily Orange” student newspaper, shared that all students in his political science class got three bonus points for their midterm Thursday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Syracuse Buzzer Beater vs. Duke: Fan Videos & Reactions

Check out great videos that Syracuse fans shared on social media of John Gillon's buzzer beater vs. Duke. Watching this, you get a great sense of what it was like in all corners of the Carrier Dome when 30,000 Orange fans went nuts!
Via ACC Digital Network
4 days ago

WATCH: Jim Boeheim vs. Duke Postgame

Syracuse men's basketball head coach Jim Boeheim's press conference following the Orange's thrilling 78-75 win over No. 10 Duke at the Carrier Dome.
Via Syracuse Orange Athletics
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gillon's 3 at buzzer lifts Syracuse past No. 10 Duke 78-75

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) John Gillon hit a 3-pointer from the top of the key at the buzzer, and Syracuse upset No. 10 Duke 78-75 on Wednesday night as the Orange kept alive their postseason hopes. With just 7.5 seconds left on the clock after a Duke miss, Gillon drove to the top of the key and banked in a desperation shot to send the huge crowd into a frenzy as they stormed the court...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse's John Gillon sinks Duke with buzzer-beater

Syracuse may have punched its ticket to the NCAA Tournament with a spectacular home win over Duke on Wednesday night that came on a buzzer-beater by John Gillon.With the game tied at 75, Syracuse got a defensive stop and passed the ball to Gillon with around five seconds left. Gillon took the ball up court, then went up for his shot from about five feet beyond the arc. He banked...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse fan calls Josh Pastner to complain about ‘air-ball’ chant, gets told to shove it

The “air-ball” chant is one of the staples of college basketball arenas around the country. Once a player air-balls a shot, students chant “air-ball” whenever he touches the ball. It’s fun and relatively harmless.But don’t you come at Syracuse with such an abhorrent lack of class.Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner said on his radio show that a Syracuse fan called him after...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim rips article questioning his retirement plan

Jim Boeheim had a harsh reaction to an article questioning whether he will stick to his announced retirement plan.Syracuse announced in March, 2015 that Boeheim would coach for three more seasons before turning the program over to assistant Mike Hopkins. That move was announced seemingly as a way to please the NCAA as the school was being penalized for violations.In an article published...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Syracuse player sentenced to 10 years in stabbing

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) A former Syracuse University football player has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the stabbing attack on two of his former teammates last year. The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports (http://bit.ly/2l1DSqW ) Naesean Howard was sentenced Friday for the April 2016 attack on Chauncey Scissum and Corey Winfield at a party. Howard was dismissed from the...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse's absurd path to an NCAA tournament bid

Syracuse entered the 2016-17 season ranked 19th in the preseason AP poll, but it did not take long for the Orange to fall out of the rankings entirely. By Week 5 (December 5th), Syracuse no longer boasted a number next to its name and by Week 7 it wasn't even receiving votes.The reason for this slide out of national relevance? Several inexplicably awful losses. After starting the...
Via The Sports Quotient
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Orange: Get ready for March

Get ready for March. Sure there is a lot more time to mess this thing up, but the Orange won’t let that happen. If you saw what happened against Virginia you know this team is bound for the Big Dance. There’s no more messing around, the run started against Wake Forest, and it’s not slowing down. The team is gelling and all the pieces seem to be having fun—that’s what matters...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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