Syracuse Season Preview

Season Preview: Syracuse Last Season: 19-15, NIT 2nd Round Key Losses: Andrew White III, Tyler Lydon, John Gillon, Taurean Thompson Key Additions: Oshae Brissett, Bourama Sidibe, Howard Washington Last year, the Syracuse Orange were extremely inconsistent in ACC play, to say the least. Coach Jim Boeheim certainly didn’t have his most talented team, but

CPP Top 100: #86 Tyus Battle

Tyus Battle Syracuse G 6'6 Sophomore 2016-2017 Stats: 11.3 ppg, 2.1 rpg, 1.7 apg Why Are They Here Tyus Battle is included in the CPP Top 100 because of his explosive play mostly on the defensive side of the ball. In an ACC conference boasting numerous potential draft picks, Battle excelled on defense in his freshman

Syracuse Lands ECU Transfer Elijah Hughes

East Carolina shooting guard Elijah Hughes will transfer to Syracuse, he announced on Thursday. This decision comes after Hughes toured campus with Jim Boeheim and associate head coach Adrian Autry yesterday. Consequently, he cancelled his visit to Iona, which was scheduled for Saturday. The 6’6” guard comes off a season in

Syracuse Upsets Florida State 82-72

The struggling Syracuse Orange shocked the basketball world on Saturday with their miraculous upset of the #6 Florida State Seminoles. Coming off a victory over Wake Forest, the Orange came out swinging in the first half against the Seminoles. They starting the game off playing better than they have all season.

Syracuse Edges Out Victory Over Wake Forest

In their last two games (losses to North Carolina and Notre Dame), Syracuse’s traditionally dominate 2-3 zone defense, to put it simply, was terrible. Unfortunately, this inefficient defense continued for most of the game Tuesday night against Wake Forest. The Orange, in the first half, looked like the same team that

Wisconsin Beats Syracuse in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Despite Syracuse's size advantage, the Wisconsin Badgers gave a clinic on how to beat a zone when they handedly beat Syracuse 77-60 in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Tuesday evening. Point-guard Bronson Koenig went 6 of 9 from beyond the arc. Vitto Brown and D'Mitrik Trice both added two three-pointers as