They went nose-to-nose one last time, Syracuse and Georgetown in a throwback struggle at the Big East tournament. Of course, 40 minutes wasn’t enough to decide it. And that was only fitting.
Syracuse and Georgetown, one more heavyweight clash in Madison Square Garden. Two original Big East titans toe-to-toe on the New York stage. Jim Boeheim. John Thompson III. One … last … time.
James Southerland and Michael Carter-Williams kept Syracuse’s run at one more title going, as the 19th-ranked Orange beat No. 17 Pittsburgh, 62-59, on Thursday at Madison Square Garden.
The Hoyas’ stifling defense held the Orange to 39 points in Syracuse’s Saturday defeat.
The Wildcats defeated Louisville on Tuesday and became the first unranked team to beat two Top 5 teams in the same season since 2011-12.
A large replica of Anthony’s jersey will be unveiled in the rafters of the Dome alongside nine other previously-retired uniforms. Anthony, now a star for the Knicks, will be presented a framed jersey during a halftime celebration.
It’s official: Doug Marrone is the Buffalo Bills’ new coach. The franchise released the announcement via text message on Monday, and a news conference at the team’s facility followed.
The Buffalo Bills have made Syracuse’s Doug Marrone their newest head coach.
Rice returns from his suspension on Wednesday night against Syracuse at the Carrier Dome, and the third-year coach will hope to cure some of what’s plagued this team during their solid, but somewhat flawed 9-2 start.
The Orange bid a snow-covered farewell to the Big East with a 38-14 victory over West Virginia in the Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday.
Temple is at their best with Khalif Wyatt at the point.
The Orange led by two at halftime but never took a lead in the second half even though there were four ties, the last at 59-59 with 10:23 to play.
Starting linebacker Marquis Spruill will not play “a significant portion” of the Pinstripe Bowl against West Virginia after he was arrested this month.
Silverman thinks Rutgers moving to the Big Ten is another step in the wrong direction for college sports.
The Syracuse Orange are now 2-0 after defeating Wagner 88-57 on Sunday.