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Syracuse men’s basketball: Jim Boeheim presents The Awful Place

Syracuse men’s basketball: Jim Boeheim presents The Awful Place

Photo by Bryan M. Bennett/ Can Ted Danson get Larry David to play Jim? After the Syracuse Orange broke their three-game losing streak with a win over Boston College, Jim Boeheim sat down with Pete Thamel from ESPN to address rumors of retirement and the current landscape of college basketball. Boeheim said he’s “likely to return” next season and dropped hints that we could see Jesse Edwards and Joe Girard back for their fifth years. When asked about retirement, the usually cheerful Boeheim said, “I have no other plans. Listen, this has been the question of the...
Syracuse men’s basketball: three takeaways from the win over Boston College

Syracuse men’s basketball: three takeaways from the win over Boston College

Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports Jesse Edwards delivers It wasn’t pretty but the Syracuse Orange actually finished strong over the final minutes to take a 77-68 win over the Boston College Eagles. The Orange are now 7-6 in ACC play so what did we take away from last night’s performance: Dominant Dutch Playing against his friend from Amsterdam, Jesse Edwards showed he was the best Post on the floor last night. Edwards had a career-high 27 points to go along with 7 rebounds and 4 blocks. He was only credited with one steal but it came in a critical point helping the...
Syracuse men’s basketball: Edwards-Mintz duo power Orange to bounce-back road win over Boston College

Syracuse men’s basketball: Edwards-Mintz duo power Orange to bounce-back road win over Boston College

Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports A win against the Eagles means all is (mostly) well. Right? The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team entered its Saturday afternoon road matchup against the Boston College Eagles cold as ice, as the program hoped to break a three-game losing streak that saw demoralizing defeats to North Carolina, Virginia Tech, and Virginia. Against the Eagles, the Orange (14-10, 7-6) returned to form especially on the offensive end, with Jesse Edwards, Judah Mintz, and Joe Girard combined for 60 of Syrcuse’s 77 points en route to a 77-68 victory...
Syracuse men’s basketball: Takeaways from the 67-62 loss to Virginia

Syracuse men’s basketball: Takeaways from the 67-62 loss to Virginia

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports Orange fail to close out another game The Syracuse Orange bounced back from Saturday’s blowout loss to push the #6 Virginia Cavaliers to the brink, but once again the Orange came up short at the end. Here are our three takeaways from the loss Closing Time At the final media timeout, Virginia held a 59-57 lead. Jesse Edwards missed 1-2 foul shouts out of the timeout and Syracuse played tough defense, forced a miss from Ben Vander Plas, and then failed to secure the rebound. Vander Plas came in from out of bounds and waited to touch the...
Syracuse men’s basketball: Hokies decimate Orange defense in 85-70 loss

Syracuse men’s basketball: Hokies decimate Orange defense in 85-70 loss

Photo by Ryan Hunt/ VT made 13 threes and led by double-digits the entire second half in the rout. The Syracuse Orange were completely outplayed in the first half, and Maliq Brown’s first career start was not a night to remember in an 85-70 blowout loss to the Virginia Tech Hokies. SU’s seniors Jesse Edwards and Joe Girard were both non-factors as ‘Cuse drops yet another game it desperately needed to get into any Tournament conversation. Brown did get the Orange scoring started with a dunk, and Justin Taylor drained a three for the first lead (8-7) of the night....
Syracuse men’s basketball: Orange shoot over 50%, defeat Yellow Jackets 80-63

Syracuse men’s basketball: Orange shoot over 50%, defeat Yellow Jackets 80-63

Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports An offensive explosion led SU to a much-needed win. The Syracuse Orange started off slow against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, but a 17-point run catapulted them into the lead, which they never relinquished in an 80-63 win. Joe Girard dominated in the first half and ended with a team-best 28 points, while Maliq Brown continued his emergence with a career-high 18 points off the bench. Jesse Edwards got SU’s scoring started with a layup inside the first minute. He would finish with 14 points on the afternoon. The Orange defense would...
TNIAAM Reacts: Here’s what you told us about the Syracuse Orange this week

TNIAAM Reacts: Here’s what you told us about the Syracuse Orange this week

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports We recap this week’s survey We made it to Friday Syracuse Orange fans and that means we’ve got the results of this week’s survey. More than half of you feel like the Orange will still be able to finish above 8th in the ACC. Right now Joe Girard is 4th in the ACC in points while Jesse Edwards leads the league in rebounding. In a close call, a slim majority of you think both will end up outside the top spot but many feel as though Edwards will hold off Armando Bacot the rest of the way. Lacrosse media days...
TNIAAM Reacts: Share your predictions for Syracuse men’s basketball and lacrosse

TNIAAM Reacts: Share your predictions for Syracuse men’s basketball and lacrosse

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports We want to know what the future looks like to you Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NCAA. Throughout the year we ask questions of the most plugged-in Syracuse Orange fans and fans across the country. Sign up here to participate in the weekly emailed surveys. This week we want to know your thoughts on Syracuse basketball and lacrosse. Do you think the Orange can avoid the 8/9 game at the ACC Tournament? Will Joe Girard and Jesse Edwards take home some individual hardware? What about the Syracuse lacrosse teams? Where...
Syracuse falters down the stretch to fall 82-78 to Miami

Syracuse falters down the stretch to fall 82-78 to Miami

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports A career night from Jesse Edwards wasn’t enough The Syracuse Orange had their toughest road test since November when they headed to take on the #17 Miami Hurricanes tonight. Syracuse was in control in the second half but faltered late to fall 82-78. To no one’s surprise Syracuse started slow but it was mostly problems on offense. Turnovers, bad shots, missed lay-ups let Miami get out to an early 11-2 lead at the first media timeout. Maliq Brown and Mounir Hima came off the bench and got inside for two baskets at the rim while...
Syracuse 78, Notre Dame 73: Orange survive Irish 3-point barrage

Syracuse 78, Notre Dame 73: Orange survive Irish 3-point barrage

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports Syracuse come from behind in the second half to beat Notre Dame at home. SYRACUSE, N.Y. — It required a comeback in the second half, but the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team (12-6, 5-2) survived a three-point barrage from the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (9-9, 1-6) to win 78-73 inside the JMA Wireless Dome on Saturday night. Chris Bell led the Orange in scoring with 17 points. Jesse Edwards finished with his eighth double-double of the season with 13 points and 15 rebounds while Maliq Brown and Judah Mintz scored 15 and 14 points,...
Three takeaways from Syracuse basketball’s 82-72 win over Virginia Tech

Three takeaways from Syracuse basketball’s 82-72 win over Virginia Tech

Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports Syracuse improved to 11-6 and 4-2 in league play after taking care of business at home. The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team picked up its first quadrant two victory of the season by taking down Virginia Tech 82-72 at home on Wednesday night. Syracuse is now 8-1 all-time against the Hokies at home. The Orange started sluggish once again, but was able to build a 43-37 lead by the intermission thanks to nine points from Joe Girard and Jesse Edwards on top of a big lift from the bench. Syracuse kept its foot on the gas in the second...
Syracuse 82, Virginia Tech 72: bench production, hot shooting power Orange to bounce back win

Syracuse 82, Virginia Tech 72: bench production, hot shooting power Orange to bounce back win

Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports Syracuse gets a needed home win. After losing to one Virginia team in its previous game, the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team (11-6, 4-2) redeemed itself against another, as a 22-6 run to begin the second half powered Syracuse to an 82-72 bounce-back win over the Virginia Tech Hokies (11-6, 1-5). Offensively, Syracuse received efficient production from its three best players. Judah Mintz, Joe Girard, and Jesse Edwards combined for 42 while bench contributors Justin Taylor (10 points and 50% shooting) and Maliq Brown (11 points, 12...

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