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Garza scores 23, Iowa beats Syracuse 68-54

Dec. 3, 2019 11:02 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse, we have a problem. Luka Garza scored 23 points, Jordan Bohannon and Joe Wieskamp added 17 and 13, respectively, and Iowa pulled away in the second half to defeat Syracuse 68-54 on Tuesday night, the Orange’s third straight loss. Marek Dolezaj led the Orange with 12...

Stanford new No. 1 in women's Top 25 after top 2 teams lose

Dec. 2, 2019 1:50 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Tara VanDerveer and Stanford are No. 1 for the first time in seven years. The Cardinal moved up two spots after a weekend that saw previous No. 1 Oregon and No. 2 Baylor both lose on Saturday. It was only the third time since the Top 25 became a writers’ poll before the 1994-95...

Syracuse beats Wake Forest 39-30 in OT

Nov. 30, 2019 7:09 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Trill Williams made sure Clayton Welch’s only start for Syracuse was one he’ll never forget. The sophomore nickel back stole the ball from Wake Forest receiver Kendall Hinton and returned it 94 yards for a touchdown in overtime, and Syracuse beat Wake Forest 39-30 on...

Black Friday shooting shutters Syracuse shopping mall

Nov. 29, 2019 11:24 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Police in Syracuse are looking for a gunman who shot a man in the leg Friday inside a shopping mall. The shooting happened about 7 p.m. and caused a lockdown at the Destiny USA mall. Police said the shooting appeared to stem from an assault or altercation and was not a random act....

Stevens, Watkins help Penn St. beat Syracuse 85-64

Nov. 29, 2019 10:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Penn State Nittany Lions believed they have the makings of a good team. They backed up their belief with a complete performance at Barclays Center which left Patrick Chambers echoing his team. “We (have) to play to win (and) we thought we did that tonight,” Chambers said...

Syracuse seniors play last college game; foe is Wake Forest

Nov. 29, 2019 2:16 AM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse has one thing left to play for — pride. That will have to suffice for 23 seniors when Wake Forest visits the Carrier Dome on Saturday because it’s their final game for the Orange. Syracuse has been eliminated from playing in the postseason. “This game is...

Oklahoma State beats Syracuse 86-72 in NIT Season Tip-off

Nov. 27, 2019 10:51 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — With a few words on Wednesday night, Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton almost guaranteed opponents may experience sleepless nights. “I don’t think we played our best game,” Boynton said after the Cowboys’ 86-72 win over Syracuse in the second game of the NIT...

Ole Miss rallies late, edges Penn St. at NIT Season Tip-Off

Nov. 27, 2019 9:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It is one of the oldest adages in sports: Good players win games. Just ask Mississippi coach Kermit Davis. Breein Tyree scored 18 points to lead Ole Miss to a 74-72 come-from-behind victory over Penn State in the first game of the NIT Season Tip-Off at the Barclays Center on Wednesday...

No. 1 Oregon beats No. 17 Syracuse 81-64

Nov. 24, 2019 9:05 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Challenged for the first time this season, top-ranked Oregon responded in typical fashion. Leading No. 17 Syracuse by just one point at halftime, the Ducks broke open the game with a dominant third quarter, outscoring the Orange 31-16 en route to a convincing 81-64 victory on Sunday....

Syracuse overpowers Bucknell 97-46 behind Boeheim, Hughes

Nov. 23, 2019 3:43 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse had their highest scoring output of the young season, but it was the defense that stood out Saturday against Bucknell. Buddy Boeheim scored a career-high 22 points as Syracuse romped past the Bison 97-46. Elijah Hughes added 21 points for the Orange, including 16 in the first...