Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim took the sports world by storm Monday addressing the issue of gun control in the wake of the Newtown school shooting. Boeheim's comments helped create a different role for sports during a time of tragedy.
Syracuse Orange men's basketball head coach Jim Boeheim is expected Monday to reach the 900-win mark, as his No. 4-ranked Orange take on the Detroit Titans (7 p.m. ET on ESPN2). Boeheim will become just the third Division I coach to reach the mark.
The No. 4-ranked Syracuse Orange struggled in the first half, however, were able to defeat the visiting Canisius Golden Griffins, 85-61, in a non-conference men's basketball game at the Carrier Dome. Brandon Triche scored 19 points for SU.
The Syracuse Orange will host the Canisius Golden Griffins Saturday in a men's college basketball game at the Carrier Dome. The contest is the opener of the Gotham Classic, a round-robin even that also features the Temple, Detroit and Alcron State.
The Syracuse Orange (6-0) host the Long Beach State 49ers (3-4) in a non-conference men's basketball game at the Carrier Dome (8 p.m. ET on ESPN2). The Orange are looking for their 27 straight home victory, while the 49ers play Ohio State on Saturday
The No. 4-ranked Syracuse Orange easily defeated the Eastern Michigan Eagles, 84-48, at the Carrier Dome. SB Nation New York's Jared Smith breaks down the Orange's 26 straight home victory focusing on freshman Jerami Grant and SU's upcoming schedule.
The No. 4-ranked Syracuse Orange romped past the Eastern Michigan Eagles, 84-48, Monday in a non-conference contest at the Carrier Dome. The victory helped SU extend a school record and the nation's longest home winning streak to 26 games.
LIU Brooklyn owns a 28-game winning streak at the WRAC, but it does not own the new NCAA home-victories streak after visiting Baylor upset No. 8 Kentucky at Rupp Arena. Syracuse and Kansas now own the longest streak at 25 consecutive games.
The University of Louisville joined the ACC Tuesday, a move that could serve as the decisive blow to the value of the Big East Conference and its men's college basketball tournament held annually at Madison Square Garden.