C.J. Fair had 22 points, Trevor Cooney hit a pair of 3-pointers to punctuate a late surge and No. 7 Syracuse beat Villanova 72-61 on Saturday.
Khalif Wyatt scored 33 points and Anthony Lee had 21 — both career highs — and Temple, despite not making a field goal over the final 5 1-2 minutes, upset No. 3 Syracuse 83-79 on Saturday in the Chevrolet Gotham Classic at Madison Square Garden.
Ryan Nassib threw for 215 yards and a touchdown, and Adonis Aimeen-Moore rushed for a pair of scores to lead Syracuse to a 38-20 victory over Temple on Friday in the Orange’s last Big East game.
Syracuse University ended its annual “Orange Madness” event at the Carrier Dome 30 minutes early after a man was stabbed during the celebration.
Syracuse women’s lacrosse coach and former Wings star Gary Gait has been reprimanded by the NCAA for misconduct.
Sophomore guard Dion Waiters of Syracuse is entering the NBA draft.
Syracuse is losing their starting center, Fab Melo, for the length of the NCAA tournament.
Dion Waiters scored 20 points in his home city and No. 1 Syracuse remained undefeated with a 79-66 win over Villanova on Wednesday night.
Commissioner John Marinatto declined to give specifics of the Big East’s plan after meeting with the league’s presidents this morning in South Philadelphia.
A 25-year-old Philadelphia man will spend at least seven years behind bars in state prison after pumping several bullets into an NFL running back last year in Elkins Park. Prosecutors call this a case of mistaken identity.