It’s been a thrilling February, but will the Orange be good enough come March?
With a school-record 25 consecutive wins, the No. 1 ranking in the country and three of the most dramatic wins you’ll ever see in a recent two-week span, the Syracuse University men’s basketball team is on a roll unlike any other in the program’s 114-year history.
The epic SU-Duke game ushers a new college basketball rivalry
When 10-year-old Billy Pabst, of Scranton, Pa., received a ticket to the Duke-Syracuse University basketball game as a Christmas present, he said he “almost fainted.”
Frosh Hosannah: If talented SU freshman Tyler Ennis is playing like this now, then the sky’s the limit
Syracuse University men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim didn’t come right out and say it, but he kind of said it: Freshman point guard Tyler Ennis is in the same class as former SU freshmen standouts Carmelo Anthony and Gerry McNamara.
SU basketball provides reasons for a conference-winning season
Now you can start dreaming. . . of a deep run in the NCAA Tournament. . . of a return to the Final Four. . . of a national championship.
Following 2013’s unexpected headlines, anything’s possible this year
In the Dec. 24 issue we looked at the most memorable Syracuse sports stories from 2013. The best parts of that list were the moments that we didn’t see coming: the Syracuse University men’s basketball team reaching the Final Four after imploding at the end of the regular season; the Syracuse Crunch hockey team reaching the Calder Cup finals for the first time in franchise history; and a Simone-less Syracuse Chiefs baseball team for the first time in more than 50 years.
SU hoops and lacrosse shine in a year of comings (Scott Shafer) and goings (the Simone dynasty)
If 2013 wasn’t one of the most historic years in Syracuse sports history, it’s certainly in the conversation.
Houston-bound SU footballers will tackle Minnesota at the Dec. 27 Texas Bowl
Two minutes turned into four extra weeks of the 2013 season for the Syracuse University football team.
Ennis and Cooney on SU’s young backcourt exceed expectations
About one month ago, Syracuse University men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim said it would be “foolish” to think that this year’s team would be better than last year’s team, which won 30 games and reached the Final Four.
Orange football squad refused to concede defeat against Boston College
The Nov. 30 game ended, and about 80 or so young men with blue jerseys and orange pants started jumping, screaming and running around the Carrier Dome turf like second-graders at an Easter egg hunt.
Orange football faces a must-win season-ending contest to bolster its bowl bid
You think the Syracuse University football team was frustrated with their 17-16 loss Saturday, Nov. 23, to the University of Pittsburgh at the Carrier Dome?