Syracuse Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Late 3-pointers push Syracuse past Wake Forest

    The Sports Xchange "Andrew White and Tyler Lydon connected on 3-pointers in the final 1:23 to lift Syracuse to an 81-76 win over Wake Forest on Tuesday night in an Atlantic Coast Conference game at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y. Lydon's 3-pointer gave the Orange a 76-73 lead, and Lydon, White and Taurean..." January 24

  • No. 15 Notre Dame routs Syracuse beind Beachem's 30

    The Sports Xchange "SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame senior swingman V.J. Beachem scored a career-high 30 points as the No. 15 Fighting Irish rolled past Syracuse 84-66 on Saturday at Purcell Pavilion. Beachem tied his previous career best of 22 points on a tough drive and finish with 12 minutes remaining. He was..." January 21

  • Williams gains 800th win as No. 9 UNC jolts Syracuse

    The Sports Xchange "CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- On the way to securing victory No. 800 as a college coach, North Carolina's Roy Williams liked one in particular. "It was never a dream of mine to win 800 games," Williams said after the ninth-ranked Tar Heels defeated Syracuse 85-68 on Monday night. "But it was a dream..." January 16

  • Battle lifts Syracuse past Boston College

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Tyus Battle led a balanced Syracuse attack with 21 points and the Orange limited Boston College's dynamic duo of Jerome Robinson and Ky Bowman to 12 points as Syracuse thumped the Eagles 76-53 on Saturday in an Atlantic Coast Conference game at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y...." January 14

  • LeDay, balanced attack lift Va. Tech past Syracuse

    The Sports Xchange "Senior forward Zach LeDay scored 22 points, and Virginia Tech snapped an eight-game losing streak against Syracuse with an 83-73 ACC win over the Orange on Tuesday at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Va. Justin Bibbs had 18 points, Chris Clarke added 17 and Ahmed Hill finished with 13 for the..." January 10

  • Syracuse rides first-half spurt over Pitt

    The Sports Xchange "SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Point guard John Gillon notched his first double-double of the season with 20 points and 11 assists and Syracuse rode a huge first-half spurt to a 77-66 win over the Pittsburgh Panthers Saturday in an Atlantic Coast Conference game before 20,034 fans at the Carrier Dome...." January 07

  • White, Lydon lead Syracuse over Miami

    The Sports Xchange "Andrew White and Tyler Lydon combined for 42 points on Wednesday night as Syracuse defeated a Power Five team for the first time this season with a 70-55 victory over Miami in an Atlantic Coast Conference game before 17,393 fans at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y. The Orange (9-6, 1-1 ACC)..." January 04

  • Boston College ends ACC skid, stuns Syracuse

    The Sports Xchange "Boston College ended a 20-game conference losing streak with a stunning 96-81 home ACC upset of Syracuse Sunday. Ky Bowman, the reigning ACC freshman of the year, scored 30 points and added nine assists and five rebounds and Jerome Robinson scored 22 points as Boston College (8-6) recorded..." January 01

  • Syracuse blows out Cornell by 24

    The Sports Xchange "Shaking off a sluggish start, Syracuse men's basketball opened up its final tune-up game ahead of Atlantic Coast Conference play with an 80-56 victory over Cornell. Tyler Lydon scored 15 of his 20 points in the first half, adding 10 rebounds and three assists for Syracuse (8-5). Tyus Battle..." December 27

  • St. John's uses 3-point shot to rout Syracuse

    The Sports Xchange "SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Maybe it's a good thing that the Syracuse Orange left the Big East Conference after all. The St. John's Red Storm, one of the nation's top 3-point shooting teams, sank 12 3-pointers Wednesday night as they walloped the Orange 93-60 before 18,363 stunned fans at the Carrier..." December 21

  • Tyler Lydon exits Syracuse game with strained Achilles

    College Basketball Talk "Syracuse has struggled offensively for much of this season as sophomore forward Tyler Lydon recently started to look alive with a big outing against Georgetown. But the 6-foot-9 forward exited Syracuse’s game against Eastern Michigan on Monday as he strained his right Achilles late in the first..." December 20

  • Lydon gets hurt as Syrcause rolls

    The Sports Xchange "SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Even with star forward Tyler Lydon sidelined in the second half, Syracuse had more than enough firepower to produce a 105-57 rout of Eastern Michigan on Monday at the Carrier Dome. Eight Orange players scored in double figures -- the first time Syracuse had that many..." December 19

  • Georgetown stops Syracuse for fifth straight win

    The Sports Xchange "Just like old times, a Georgetown-Syracuse game went down to the wire Saturday as the Hoyas took the lead midway through the second half and held on to beat the Orange 78-71 before 25,131 on Pearl Washington Day at the Carrier Dome. In winning their fifth consecutive game, the Hoyas (7-4)..." December 17

  • Thompson lifts Syracuse past Boston U.

    The Sports Xchange "SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse freshman forward Taurean Thompson played so well Saturday, he got a promotion during the game. Thompson, who played a total of 12 minutes in the Orange's previous two games, started the second half after coming off the bench in the first half and notched team highs..." December 10

  • UConn slips past Syracuse 52-50

    The Sports Xchange "Fifth-year guard Rodney Purvis scored 21 points and freshman guard Christian Vital came up clutch in his hometown arena as Connecticut defeated former Big East rival Syracuse 52-50 in the Tire Pros Classic on Monday night at Madison Square Garden Monday night in New York. Vital, playing a..." December 05

  • No. 22 Syracuse holds off North Florida

    The Sports Xchange "SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The Syracuse Orange found their 3-point shooting stroke where they left it -- at the Carrier Dome. The 22nd-ranked Orange sank 13 of 24 3-point attempts (54.2 percent) Saturday afternoon as they built a 24-point lead and held on for a 77-71 win over the North Florida..." December 03