Syracuse Rumors & News

  • Gonzaga attempting to pry Buddy Boeheim away from Syracuse

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Syracuse's Jim Boeheim has some competition for the 2018 recruit closest to his heart — his son, Buddy Boeheim. Buddy, a 6-5 shooting guard from New York, has said he’ll likely wind up at Syracuse to play for his father. Therefore, he hasn’t gained much recruiting attention and only had offers..." July 21

  • Jim Boeheim blasts ex-Indiana coach Tom Crean for Tyler Lydon opinion: 'He's an idiot' "Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim responded bluntly to former Indiana coach Tom Crean's draft night criticism of forward Tyler Lydon. "He's an idiot," Boeheim said. "He said he's not a good shooter. Freshman, sophomore year he shoots 40 percent from 3. That's pretty good for a young player. I think he..." June 30

  • Jim Boeheim says he believes Rick Pitino didn't know about escorts at Louisville

    CBS Sports "Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim went on the radio Wednesday and spoke publicly for the first time about the aftermath of what's happened to Rick Pitino, Louisville's sordid NCAA investigation and the punishments the Cardinals and Pitino are set to receive from the Committee on Infractions. Boeheim..." June 24

  • Syracuse adds ex-USF standout Geno Thorpe "Geno Thorpe, a graduate transfer from South Florida, has committed to Syracuse University. "It's official,'' Thorpe said in a telephone interview on Friday. "I'm going to do my fifth-year at Syracuse.'' Thorpe, a 6-foot-4 guard, visited Syracuse on Thursday and Friday. He chose the Orange..." June 09

  • Syracuse's Tyler Lydon to enter NBA draft, sign with agent "Syracuse basketball forward Tyler Lydon will sign with an agent and enter the NBA Draft, according to a report from Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. During a news conference at 3 p.m., Jim Boeheim said Lydon told him he had not signed with an agent as of 1 p.m. Lydon, the 6-foot-9 sophomore..." March 20

  • Syracuse Extends Jim Boeheim’s Contract Beyond 2017-18 Season

    The Spun "Originally, Jim Boeheim was supposed to step down from his longtime post at Syracuse following the 2017-18 season. He would then turn over the reins to his assistant and former player Mike Hopkins, who was deemed the head-coach-in-waiting. All of that changed when earlier today Hopkins agreed..." March 19

  • Washington to hire Syracuse assistant Mike Hopkins

    ESPN "Washington is expected to hire Syracuse assistant coach Mike Hopkins as its next head coach, according to ESPN and CBS Sports. Hopkins will sign a 6-year deal with Washington, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Hopkins, 47, has worked under Jim Boeheim at Syracuse since 1996, and he also..." March 19

  • Ole Miss knocks Syracuse out of NIT

    The Sports Xchange "SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Guards Terence Davis and Deandre Burnett combined for 11 3-pointers on Saturday to carry Mississippi to an 85-80 victory over top-seeded Syracuse in a National Invitation Tournament second-round game before 9,556 fans at the Carrier Dome. Ole Miss shot 46.9 percent from..." March 18

  • Syracuse wins hyped NIT matchup with Greensboro

    The Sports Xchange "SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Jim Boeheim 1, Greensboro 0. In the most hyped first-round game in the National Invitation Tournament, Andrew White and Tyus Battle combined for 54 points Wednesday night to lead the No. 1 overall seed Syracuse to a 90-77 victory over UNC Greensboro before 4,288 fans at the..." March 15

  • Boeheim makes it clear he thinks ACC doesn't belong in Greensboro

    ESPN "Suffice it to say Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim is not a big fan of Greensboro, North Carolina, the traditional site of the ACC tournament. Given a soft-toss question after his team's loss to Miami about playing in his home state of New York, Boeheim instead used the opportunity to riff on why the..." March 09

  • Murphy, Miami too strong for Syracuse

    The Sports Xchange "Kamari Murphy recorded his sixth double-double of the season, scoring 16 points with 10 rebounds to lead Miami past Syracuse 62-57 in the second round of the ACC Tournament on Wednesday at the Barclays Center in New York. Ninth-seeded Miami (21-10) plays top-seeded North Carolina in the..." March 08

  • White scores 40 as Syracuse downs Georgia Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Andrew White scored a career-high 40 points and Syracuse may have found its way into the NCAA Tournament with Saturday's 90-61 Atlantic Coast Conference victory at Syracuse, N.Y. White, one of five Syracuse seniors honored on Senior Day, had shot 8-for-36 from 3-point range in the previous..." March 04

  • Mitchell, No. 7 Louisville lower boom vs. Syracuse

    The Sports Xchange "LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- After needing overtime to beat Syracuse two weeks ago, No. 7 Louisville made quick work of the Orange on Sunday afternoon with an 88-68 victory at the KFC Yum! Center. The Cardinals (23-6, 11-5) used a 23-4 first-half run to blow the game open and never looked back,..." February 26

  • Syracuse's Jim Boeheim on retirement timetable: 'I might be done this year'

    CBS Sports "Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim went on the Dan Patrick Show on Thursday morning only hours after a thrilling 78-75 win over No. 10 Duke. The two spoke on the game, the last-second shot from John Gillon (which Boeheim called lucky) and about Boeheim’s future at Syracuse. “I don’t know what’s etched..." February 23

  • Gillon's late heroics lift Syracuse over No. 10 Duke

    The Sports Xchange "SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- In a historic matchup of legendary coaches, Syracuse's John Gillon took center stage. Gillon's 3-point bank shot at the buzzer lifted the Orange to a 78-75 victory over the 10th-ranked Duke Blue Devils on Wednesday night in an Atlantic Coast Conference game at the Carrier..." February 22

  • Jim Boeheim on report: 'The only thing right in that story is the spelling of my name' "Jim Boeheim, the Syracuse University basketball coach who is preparing for his team's important game with Duke on Wednesday night at the Carrier Dome, carved out some time today to read a piece by's Pete Thamel. And he took exception to it. "The only thing he got right in that story,"..." February 22

  • Georgia Tech edges Syracuse

    The Sports Xchange "Center Ben Lammers scored 23 points and guard Tadric Jackson added 20 to help Georgia Tech keep its postseason hopes alive with a 71-65 win over Syracuse on Sunday at McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta. Syracuse trailed by as many as 13 points in the second half but trimmed the deficit two points..." February 19

  • McMahon nets No. 8 Louisville OT win over Syracuse

    The Sports Xchange "SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Playing in college basketball's biggest phone booth (the Carrier Dome), Ryan McMahon stepped out like the man of steel Monday night and led No. 8 Louisville to a 76-72 overtime win over Syracuse in an Atlantic Coast Conference game. "He put on his Superman outfit and won..." February 13

  • Jim Boeheim & Wife Blast Adultery Rumors ... Our Marriage Is Great

    TMZ "Legendary Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim is adamant he's NOT cheating on his wife -- and quite frankly, his family is sick of the rumors. There have been rumblings on campus and around town that Boeheim got caught having an affair with a reporter recently and his wife kicked him out of..." February 12

  • Pitt upsets Syracuse behind Young's 21 points

    The Sports Xchange "Forward Michael Young scored 21 points while guard Cameron Johnson sparked a first-half rally and the Pittsburgh Panthers upset the Syracuse Orange 80-75 on Saturday at Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh. Syracuse (16-10, 8-5 ACC) had won five straight coming into Saturday's game while the..." February 11

  • Battle's 3 at buzzer lifts Syracuse over Clemson

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Tyus Battle hit a 3-pointer from the right corner at the buzzer to left Syracuse to an 82-81 victory against Clemson on Tuesday night in an ACC game at Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson, S.C. Clemson forward Donte Grantham scored on a jumper from the free throw line with seven..." February 07

  • Syracuse rallies to knock off No. 9 Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Apparently, no lead against the Syracuse Orange is safe enough for the Virginia Cavaliers. Syracuse erased a 12-point halftime deficit by outscoring the Cavaliers 44-28 in the second half on Saturday as the Orange downed ninth-ranked Virginia 66-62 in an Atlantic Coast..." February 04

  • Don't look now, but red-hot Syracuse is becoming that March sleeper again

    CBS Sports "With four straight wins after Saturday's 66-62 victory over No. 9 Virginia, Jim Boeheim and Syracuse are riding a hot streak. Fans in the Carrier Dome celebrated by rushing the court, while Boeheim got to parade his 1,000th win -- the NCAA says 899, after the vacated wins -- during the postgame..." February 04

  • Gillon scores 43 as Syracuse tops N.C. State in OT

    The Sports Xchange "Andrew White scored the first seven points of overtime, and John Gillon finished with a career-high 43 points as Syracuse won away from home for the first time this season, defeating North Carolina State 100-93 on Wednesday night at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C. White ended up with nine of his..." February 01

  • Syracuse knocks off No. 6 Florida State behind White's 24

    The Sports Xchange "SYRACUSE, N.Y. – He's listed as 6-foot but is probably closer to 5-foot-10. Still, Syracuse point guard John Gillon was the biggest man on the court Saturday as the Orange upset No. 6 Florida State 82-72 in an Atlantic Coast Conference game at the Carrier Dome. The fleet-footed Gillon..." January 28