November 20, 1985 |
Stephen Thompson of Crenshaw, the City scoring champion last season with a 28.2 average, signed a letter of intent Tuesday night to play basketball next season for Syracuse, the second major guard the Orangemen have successfully recruited out of Los Angeles this month. "It had been one of my favorite schools for a long time," said Thompson, who also had Duke and Louisville under final consideration. "When I visited the school, I liked it a lot. I thought I could fit in there.
February 6, 1985 |
Michael Adams, fouled near midcourt, hit two free throws with one second left to lift Boston College to a 67-66 Big East upset at Boston Tuesday night, but Coach Jim Boeheim of Syracuse said the foul shouldn't have been called. "Players are supposed to decide the games, not the referees," said Boeheim, whose team is ranked sixth by Associated Press and eighth by United Press International.
February 12, 2000 |
Say, that is some streak Syracuse is on. The week started in upstate New York with talk of where to hold the postseason snowball fight after the Orangeman raced to a school-record 19-0 start and No. 4 national ranking. You would have thought Syracuse could have picked the final score for Sunday's Carrier Dome game against UCLA, the wayward Westwooders. Coach Jim Boeheim tried to calm the masses.
April 26, 2012 |
No. 21 New England Patriots: DE Chandler Jones, Syracuse - - Jones believes his biggest career strides were made during the off-season before his final year when he participated in mixed-martial-arts workouts with his brother, Ultimate Fighting Championship star Jon “Bones” Jones. Comment: With Mark Anderson now in Buffalo, the Patriots badly needed to beef up their pass rush. Jones is very versatile. MORE Photos: 2012 NFL draft picks First round of draft is a rush to judgment NFL considers suspending Pro Bowl after 2013 NFL draft: Patriots take DE Chandler Jones of Syracuse at No. 21
December 6, 2012
at No. 4 Syracuse 84, Long Beach State 53 : C.J. Fair had 16 points and a career-high 13 rebounds, and the Orange (7-0) beat the 49ers. Dan Jennings had a career-high 20 points for Long Beach (3-5). at No. 17 San Diego State 84, UC Santa Barbara 70 : Chase Tapley scored 23 points, make six of eight three-pointers, as the Aztecs (7-1) won their seventh in a row. Kyle Boswell scored 23 points for the Gauchos (3-5). Cal State Bakersfield 72, at Cal State Fullerton 70 : The Roadrunners (3-5)
February 13, 2014 |
Undefeated Syracuse went into Pittsburgh on Wednesday night ranked No. 1 and unbeaten, but many believed they would lose. Tyler Ennis had other ideas. Ennis made a running 35-footer as time expired to give the Orange a 58-56 victory to improve to 24-0 this season. You can watch the shot in the video above. "I knew I didn't have that much time," Ennis said. "I just got it and tried to get down as fast as possible. That was the first open look I got. I knew I had to take it. I was watching the clock the whole way down the court.