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Three takeaways from Syracuse’s 90-66 loss to Louisville

Three takeaways from Syracuse’s 90-66 loss to Louisville

Photo by Joe Robbins/ Five losses in six games, a defensive meltdown and a second half that essentially ends Syracuse’s at-large tournament hopes in the regular season. The Syracuse Orange only trailed the Louisville Cardinals by seven points at half. Just 13 minutes out the half, they trailed by 27. The Orange’s usual issues compounded with excessive turnovers and the recent trend of hero shots in their final chance to pitch a last-ditch NCAA Tournament case through a high-profile road win. Buddy Boeheim’s struggles continued against heavy ball pressure on SU’s screens. Joseph...
TNIAAP: Syracuse vs. Louisville preview

TNIAAP: Syracuse vs. Louisville preview

The season sort of gets defined (for now) by this game. The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team is in a perilous spot now that they’ve lost four of five, and have just one more (scheduled) chance to knock off a ranked team. That opportunity comes against the Louisville Cardinals on Wednesday, as we discuss on this week’s episode. Some of the larger talking points: How opponents have adjusted to better defend Buddy Boeheim Dino Babers’s new sales pitch for potential Orange recruits Can Syracuse make the NCAA Tournament without beating Louisville this week? (and if so, what is it...
Taco Time: Joe Girard III ties Buddy Boeheim with three ‘bells’ apiece

Taco Time: Joe Girard III ties Buddy Boeheim with three ‘bells’ apiece

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports The Orange are now 12-4 ATTS With 3:46 left in Tuesday night’s Syracuse Orange men’s basketball game against N.C. State, Joe Girard III hit a 2-point jumper to cut the Wolfpack’s lead to 71-70. It brought SU fans their 12th Taco Time of the season. Ticket holders from the game will be able to enjoy a free taco at any participating Taco Bell restaurant by presenting their ticket stubs. Syracuse is now 12-4 against the taco spread (ATTS) in 16 home games this year. Brycen Goodine, Elijah Hughes, Quincy Guerrier, Bourama Sidibe, Buddy Boeheim, and Jesse...
NC State 79, Syracuse 74: Joe Girard III’s career-high 30 not enough for the Orange without Elijah Hughes

NC State 79, Syracuse 74: Joe Girard III’s career-high 30 not enough for the Orange without Elijah Hughes

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports The Orange failed to pick up a win against a fellow bubble team.  SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team lost to the N.C. State Wolfpack 79-74 on Tuesday night. Once again, Jim Boeheim’s starters were Joe Girard III, Buddy Boeheim, Elijah Hughes, Marek Dolezaj, and Bourama Sidibe. NBA scouts from the Los Angeles Clippers, Portland Trail Blazers, and the San Antonio Spurs were in attendance. After a foul by Braxton Beverly on Syracuse’s first offensive possession, Buddy Boeheim hit a 3-pointer out of the inbounds off a pass from...
Taco Time: Buddy Boeheim gets the lead for Syracuse

Taco Time: Buddy Boeheim gets the lead for Syracuse

Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports The Orange are now 11-4 ATTS With under two minutes remaining in the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team’s game against Wake Forest, Jesse Edwards tipped the ball out of Andrien White’s hands and to Joe Girard III. Dribbling past halfcourt in transition, Girard III passed to Buddy Boeheim on the left wing of the 3-point line, and he took one dribble before laying it in for the score. That put the Orange up 71-70 while also bringing SU fans their 11th Taco Time of the season. Ticket holders from the game will be able to enjoy a free taco at any...
Syracuse 75, Wake Forest 73: Brycen Goodine’s game-winning put-back gives Orange the win

Syracuse 75, Wake Forest 73: Brycen Goodine’s game-winning put-back gives Orange the win

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports SU surrendered multiple double-digit leads throughout the game, but won in thrilling fashion SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Syracuse men’s basketball team beat the Wake Forest Demon Deacons 75-73 on Saturday night in a game that saw the Orange nearly let a win slip away. Tied 73-73 in the game’s final moments, Elijah Hughes missed a jump-shot only for Jesse Edwards to tap the ball to Brycen Goodine, who scored his only two points on a put-back with 1.5 seconds remaining. Jim Boeheim’s starters once again were Joe Girard III, Buddy Boeheim, Elijah Hughes, Marek...
Elijah Hughes among 10 finalists for Julius Erving Award

Elijah Hughes among 10 finalists for Julius Erving Award

Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports He may be unlikely to win the honor, but the redshirt junior is still having quite the season. The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team’s Elijah Hughes is one of 10 finalists for the Julius Erving Award, given to the best small forward in NCAA Division I (on the men’s side). Hughes curretly leads the Atlantic Coast Conference with 19.4 points per game, while shooting 42.6% from the field, 35.9% from the perimeter, and 80.6% from the free throw line. His 60 made three-pointers this season are second in the conference to teammate Buddy Boeheim, who has...
Taco Time: Buddy Boeheim creates a three-way tie

Taco Time: Buddy Boeheim creates a three-way tie

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports The Orange are now 10-4 ATTS With 3:50 remaining in the second half of Tuesday’s game against Duke and the Syracuse men’s basketball team down 79-69, Wendell Moore Jr. fouled Buddy Boeheim on a 3-pointer attempt. Boeheim made only the second of his three free throws, cutting the Blue Devils’ lead to 79-70 and bringing SU fans Taco Time for the tenth time this season. Ticket holders from the game will be able to enjoy a free taco at any participating Taco Bell restaurant by presenting their ticket stubs. Syracuse is now 10-4 against the taco spread...
Clemson 71, Syracuse 70: Tigers handle Orange down the stretch

Clemson 71, Syracuse 70: Tigers handle Orange down the stretch

Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY Sports Syracuse falls for the first time on the road in ACC play The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team had its five-game winning streak snapped on Tuesday night, falling on the road to the Clemson Tigers by a final score of 71-70. Syracuse had a chance to win with 0.9 seconds remaining, but a well defended set by Clemson forced a 35-foot heave attempt by Elijah Hughes that fell well short of its target. Clemson came firing out of the gate, burying three quick 3s en route to an 11-4 lead over Syracuse. Buddy Boeheim and Hughes scored first for Syracuse. An...
Syracuse 69, Pittsburgh 61: Buddy Boeheim’s 21 points lead Orange to close victory over Panthers

Syracuse 69, Pittsburgh 61: Buddy Boeheim’s 21 points lead Orange to close victory over Panthers

Photo by Bryan Bennett/ Once again, Syracuse squandered a big second-half lead but held on for a close win.  On Saturday afternoon, the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team beat the Pittsburgh Panthers 69-61 for its fifth-straight win. Jim Boeheim’s starters remained the same: Joe Girard III, Buddy Boeheim, Elijah Hughes, Marek Dolezaj, and Bourama Sidibe. The game started with blocks at the rim on the first two possessions, first by Sidibe on Pittsburgh’s Eric Hamilton and then by Hamilton on Dolezaj. Following a floater by Dolezaj and a 3-point play by Buddy Boeheim, the...
#FakeNunes: Syracuse vs. Notre Dame II, South Bend Smackdown

#FakeNunes: Syracuse vs. Notre Dame II, South Bend Smackdown

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports Girard vs. Hubb headlines the card. The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team takes their 2020 ACC Revenge tour to South Bend on Wednesday night as they look to avenge their earlier home loss to the Battlin’ Breys. Opponent: Notre Dame Fighting Irish Location: South Bend, Ind. Students: 12,607 students who are going to regret chanting “Airball” at Buddy Boeheim The 2019-20 Fake Nunes Equation of Tumult (#FNET) You wanted something more ridiculous than RPI and the NCAA gave you NET. We give you more ridiculousness so we bring back the FNET metric. Head...

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