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Boeheim scores 21, Syracuse beats Pittsburgh 69-61

Jan. 25, 2020 3:58 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — When the game was on the line, Marek Dolezaj stood tall for Syracuse. The slender 6-foot-10 native of Slovakia had 17 points and seven rebounds, Buddy Boeheim added 21 points, and the Orange held off Pittsburgh 69-61 on Saturday. The Orange won despite off nights for two of their...

Notre Dame's John Mooney, front, looks for a shot as Syracuse's Bourama SidibeĀ (34) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

Syracuse edges Notre Dame 84-82 for yet another ACC road win

Jan. 22, 2020 11:06 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — After Wednesday’s 84-82 comeback victory at Notre Dame, Syracuse has won all three of its rematch games against teams it lost to earlier this season, and the last two of those paybacks have come on the road. Forget about it actually having anything to do with revenge, though,...

Virginia Tech's P.J. Horne (14) is fouled from behind by Syracuse's Bourama Sidibe (34) as they battle for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Blacksburg Va., Saturday, Jan. 18 2020. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)

Boeheim's 26 lead Syracuse past Virginia Tech, 71-69

Jan. 18, 2020 3:23 PM EST

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech fans were having a great time giving Syracuse's Buddy Boeheim a hard time after one of his first shots hit nothing on Saturday. “Airball! Airball!” the crowd jeered the next few times he touched the ball. Boeheim silenced them quickly, scoring 18...

FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2018, file photo, Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim, right, talks to his son Buddy Boeheim, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Le Moyne in Syracuse, N.Y. With five freshmen on the roster this year and his dad counting more on him than most probably anticipated, he's delivered. Syracuse travels to Virginia Tech on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Nick Lisi, File)

Son also rises: Buddy Boeheim playing sweet for Syracuse

Jan. 17, 2020 2:59 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — With the shot clock about to expire in an overtime game on the road against the reigning national champions, Syracuse guard Buddy Boeheim curls far behind the arc on the right wing. He barely glances at his target, then launches a shot over the outstretched arms of a Virginia...

Syracuse defense stymies Boston College to rout the Eagles

Jan. 15, 2020 10:23 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — It was way back in the 20th century, the 1996-97 season to be precise, when Syracuse lost its first three conference games at home as a member of the Big East. The Orange was in no mood to make history Wednesday night, routing Boston College 76-50 for its first Atlantic Coast...

Syracuse guard Buddy Boeheim (35) celebrates a three point basket along with teammate Syracuse guard Joseph Girard III, left, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. Syracuse defeated Virginia 63-55. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Boeheim lifts Syracuse past No. 18 Virginia, 63-55 in OT

Jan. 11, 2020 7:38 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Buddy Boeheim and Syracuse had had enough of close losses. After losing to Notre Dame and Virginia Tech by a combined five points in their previous two games, the Orange entered overtime with a vengeance on Saturday and beat No. 18 Virginia 63-55. “Losing the last two...

North Carolina coach Roy Williams reacts during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Georgia Tech in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Is This The Year? Clemson seeks first win at North Carolina

Jan. 10, 2020 7:49 AM EST

A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND Clemson at North Carolina on Saturday. No, neither team is ranked, but the game is the latest chance for the Tigers (7-7, 1-3) to end perhaps the most frustrating streak in college basketball and avoid falling to O-60 all-time...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019 file photo, Syracuse guard Joseph Girard III (11) drives against Oklahoma State guard Isaac Likekele (13) during the second half of an NCAA college semi final basketball game in the NIT Season Tip-Off tournament in New York. Freshman guard Joe Girard has become an important player for Syracuse as the Orange try to make some headway in the Atlantic Coast Conference. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Freshman Joe Girard making an impact with Syracuse

Jan. 9, 2020 2:11 AM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Joe Girard lay flat on his back after a fall on the hardwood of Jim Boeheim Court and staring up at Notre Dame's Prentiss Hubb as the sophomore hovered over the Orange freshman guard, glaring down in menacing fashion late in a tight game with the Irish. Girard hopped up and walked...

Virginia Tech guard Nahiem Alleyne (4) passes the ball during the team's NCAA college basketball game against Syracuse on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Syracuse, N.Y. (Dennis Nett/The Post-Standard via AP)

Virginia Tech goes on second half run to defeat Syracuse

Jan. 8, 2020 1:16 AM EST

SYRACUSE, NY (AP) — Virginia Tech coach Mike Young said he had to “have a kid on the floor who could rise up” in order to beat Syracuse. That kid turned out to be freshman Jalen Cone, who scored a career-high 19 points, including 16 in the second half, and Virginia Tech went on a 21-4 run...

Syracuse's Robert Braswell out for season with shin pain

Jan. 6, 2020 12:44 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse forward Robert Braswell is out for the season, the school announced on social media. The sophomore has been suffering from pain in both shins, limiting his ability to jump. Braswell has played just 48 minutes in parts of seven games this season and hit a pair of 3-pointers...