Syracuse University basketball
Syracuse’s backcourt of Trevor Cooney and Tyler Ennis combined for 34 points and the Orange defense clamped down in a 77-53 victory over Western Michigan on Thursday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Syracuse limited Indiana to its lowest point total of the season, forced 19 turnovers, compiled 10 blocks and held the normally efficient Hoosiers to 33 percent shooting.
After being sent cross-country to open the NCAA tournament, Syracuse is in no hurry to go back home.
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.
A judge on Friday threw out a defamation lawsuit brought against Syracuse University and men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim by two men who said the Hall of Fame coach slandered them when he said their accusations of sexual abuse against former associate head coach Bernie Fine were driven by greed.
A Maine man says he lied when he accused former Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine of molesting him.
Former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine has put his house on the market for $549,900. Syracuse fired Fine in November amid allegations that he sexually molested two former ball boys.
Syracuse University self-reported possible violations of its internal drug policy more than a year ago and the NCAA is investigating, according to school officials.