Syracuse stops No. 16 Ohio State 72-62
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Syracuse found its outside shot, and just in time if you ask coach Jim Boeheim.
Tyus Battle scored 20 points, Elijah Hughes added 18 and the Orange shot nearly 46 percent from beyond the arc as Syracuse upset No. 16 Ohio State 72-62 in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Wednesday night.
It was Syracuse's second straight victory, as they improved to 4-2 on the season.
Brissett scores 20, No. 16 Syracuse beats E Washington 66-34
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — With all five starters back, No. 16 Syracuse didn't figure to skip a beat defensively, and Eastern Washington found that out in a hurry.
Mixing in a full-court press with its normally stingy 2-3 zone, Syracuse shot just 39 percent from the field and 17 percent from 3 on Tuesday night and still nearly doubled up on the Eagles, beating them 66-34.
Syracuse Preview Capsule
Last season: 23-14, lost in the Sweet 16 of NCAA Tournament
Coach: Jim Boeheim, 43rd season
Conference: Atlantic Coast
Who's gone: F Matthew Moyer transferred after his redshirt freshman year and graduate transfer G Geno Thorpe left the team after six games.
Syracuse could lose a star, but future looking bright
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim heads to the offseason ready to recharge for yet another year, and he's awfully satisfied with what the Orange accomplished in his 42nd year at the helm.
Sidibe scores 18 off the bench, Syracuse tops Pitt 60-55
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bourama Sidibe's aching left knee finally appears to be coming around. Syracuse's weird season may follow suit.
Syracuse’s defense smothers Cornell in 77-45 win
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — It was a great night for the Boeheim clan.
Coach Jim Boeheim's Syracuse Orange overwhelmed Cornell 77-45 Friday night in the season opener for both teams and son Jimmy Boeheim scored 11 points in his collegiate debut for the opposing Big Red.
"The first few minutes I was a little nervous going up and down but after the first few possessions I felt like it was like any other game," the young Boeheim said.