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Syracuse overcomes slow start to overpower Colgate 70-54

Nov. 13, 2019 10:45 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — It was a case of déjà vu for Syracuse Wednesday, but this time the offense woke up. After a 1-for-13 start in the team’s season-opener against Virginia, the Orange missed their first nine shots against Colgate, going the first six minutes without a make. The Orange...

Strautmane leads No. 20 Syracuse women past Md-ES 65-50

Nov. 12, 2019 10:27 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Digna Strautmane hit a career-high five 3-points and scored 17 points, Emily Engstler had her first career double-double and No. 20 Syracuse defeated Maryland-Eastern Shore 65-50 on Tuesday night. Engster had 15 points and 11 rebounds, plus three blocks. Gabrielle Cooper added 11...

Western NY gets lots of snow; bus flips, no serious injuries

Nov. 12, 2019 10:04 AM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A bus carrying seven passengers turned over on its side on a snow-slicked highway south of Syracuse as much of New York was hit with its first major snowstorm of the season. Cortland County sheriff's deputies say no one was seriously hurt in the 1:30 a.m. crash Tuesday of the New York...

NY launches hate crime probe of Syracuse U graffiti

Nov. 12, 2019 7:38 AM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — New York's governor has directed the State Police Hate Crimes Task Force and the Division of Human Rights to investigate racist messages found at a Syracuse University residence hall. Syracuse.com says students told authorities last Thursday that they'd found slurs against black and...

Syracuse guard Tiana Mangakahia recovering from surgery

Nov. 7, 2019 4:21 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse point guard Tiana Mangakahia is recovering from breast surgery. The school made the announcement on Thursday. The 24-year-old Australian had surgery on Wednesday. Mangakahia was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer in June and has been undergoing treatment. She was on the...

No. 11 Virginia's stellar defense beats Syracuse 48-34

Nov. 7, 2019 11:00 AM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Virginia picked up right where it left off in April — showcasing its Pack-Line defense in impressive fashion. Mamadi Diakite scored 12 points, Jay Huff added 11 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 11 Virginia shut down Syracuse 48-34 on Wednesday night. Syracuse's shooting numbers...

No. 11 Virginia uses stellar defense to beat Syracuse 48-34

Nov. 7, 2019 12:32 AM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Virginia picked up right where it left off in April — showcasing its Pack-Line defense in impressive fashion. Mamadi Diakite scored 12 points, Jay Huff added 11 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 11 Virginia shut down Syracuse 48-34 on Wednesday night. Syracuse's shooting numbers...

High-tech chestnuts: US to consider genetically altered tree

Nov. 6, 2019 4:22 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Chestnuts harvested from high branches on a chilly fall morning look typical: they're marble sized, russet colored and nestled in prickly burs. But many are like no other nuts in nature. In a feat of genetic engineering, about half the chestnuts collected at this college experiment...

Smith, Cox record double-doubles, No. 2 Baylor wins in rout

Nov. 6, 2019 12:22 AM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — NaLyssa Smith and preseason AP All-America post Lauren Cox had double-doubles for No. 2 Baylor and the defending national champion Lady Bears opened the season with a 97-29 win over New Hampshire on Tuesday night. Smith had 21 points and 14 rebounds for the Lady Bears, while Cox had 11...

No. 21 Syracuse women rally to beat Ohio 66-54

Nov. 6, 2019 12:03 AM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Kiara Lewis scored 16 points and Gabrielle Cooper and Taleah Washington had 10 each as No. 21 Syracuse rallied from a 14-point first-quarter deficit to overcome Ohio 66-54 on Tuesday night in a season opener. It wasn't until Washington grabbed an offensive rebound and raced out to the...