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Girard sparks Syracuse 79-72 comeback win over Georgia Tech

Feb. 22, 2020 7:53 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Things looked bleak for Syracuse entering Saturday's game against Georgia Tech. Losers of three straight, the Orange displayed little energy in the first half, shooting just 7 of 26, and trailed by 11 at the break, 38-27. A deep 3 and short jumper by freshman Joe Girard to open the...

FILE - This Nov. 21, 2019 file photo shows signs posted on windows and doors at Syracuse University displaying anti-racism expressions in Syracuse, N.Y. Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud has lifted the suspensions of 30 student protesters to allow the university to

Syracuse University lifts suspensions of racism protesters

Feb. 20, 2020 2:08 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud has lifted the suspensions of 30 student protesters to allow the university to "step back from the edge” and address reports of racist graffiti and other bias-related incidents on campus, he told the university's governing body. As...

North Carolina State's Braxton Beverly, right, tries to dribble past Syracuse's Joseph Girard III, left, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Syracuse, N.Y., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Nick Lisi)

Daniels keys second-half surge to lead NC State by Syracuse

Feb. 11, 2020 10:50 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — North Carolina State coach Kevin Keatts was proud of his team for overcoming “all types of adversity.” Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim was proud of his team, too, even though the Orange couldn't overcome major adversity of its own. Devon Daniels scored 23 points, including...

Syracuse's Kiara Lewis looks to pass the ball in the first quarter of an NCAA college basketball game against Louisville in Syracuse, N.Y., Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Nick Lisi)

Syracuse beats No. 5 Louisville 59-51

Feb. 9, 2020 5:55 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Quentin Hillsman fought back his emotions after a signature win — for the coach and his program. Kiara Lewis scored 24 points, and Syracuse shut down No. 5 Louisville for a 59-51 victory on Sunday. Syracuse, which beat Boston College on Thursday night, gave Hillsman his 300th...

Goodine leads Syracuse past Wake Forest 75-73 on late shot

Feb. 9, 2020 12:38 AM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse squandered a 16-point second-half lead and needed a put-back bucket from little-used freshman Brycen Goodine with 1.5 seconds left to defeat Wake Forest 75-73 Saturday night. Orange coach Jim Boeheim called it an “amazing” win — three times — rare...

Mets' Schneider shifted to big league staff from Triple-A

Feb. 7, 2020 4:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Brian Schneider was shifted to major league quality control coach by the New York Mets, filling the opening created when Luis Rojas replaced Carlos Beltrán as manager. The 43-year-old was Miami's catching coach for the past four seasons and had been hired by the Mets as manager of...

Syracuse's Elijah Hughes (33) shoots over Notre Dame's Rex Pflueger (0) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in South Bend, Ind. Syracuse won 84-82. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

Syracuse, ACC scoring leader Hughes under the radar no more

Feb. 7, 2020 11:04 AM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim has rarely taken transfers in his 44 years at Syracuse. Elijah Hughes is one of a handful, and he's become invaluable in his second season. “I think there's been two players in the last 20 or 30 years that averaged 20 points, four rebounds and four...

Tony White to be the new defensive coordinator at Syracuse

Feb. 5, 2020 5:25 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Tony White will be the new defensive coordinator at Syracuse. Orange coach Dino Babers declined to discuss the vacancy on his staff when asked during a signing day news conference on Wednesday, but Arizona State made the announcement on Tuesday night in a release naming Marvin Lewis...

Duke center Vernon Carey Jr. (1) drives to the basket against Syracuse forward Bourama Sidibe, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Syracuse, N.Y., Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

No. 9 Duke beats Syracuse 97-88; Carey another double-double

Feb. 2, 2020 12:23 AM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Vernon Carey Jr. stood tall in the middle of the Syracuse zone, and the Orange had no answer for Duke's big freshman center. Carey had 26 points and a season-high 17 rebounds for his 10th double-double of the season and the No. 9 Blue Devils beat the Orange 97-88 on Saturday night....

Duke center Vernon Carey Jr. (1) dunks against Pittsburgh during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

No. 9 Duke looks to improve its record at Syracuse

Jan. 31, 2020 4:00 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND No. 9 Duke at Syracuse. The Blue Devils (17-3, 7-2) have had their share of struggles when they play at the Carrier Dome since the Orange joined the ACC, splitting four visits to Upstate New York....