SU Hoops http://waer.org en Orange Hoops Wins 3rd Maui Title http://waer.org/post/orange-hoops-wins-3rd-maui-title <p><strong>Maui, HI -&nbsp;</strong>The Syracuse Orange (7-0) defeated the Baylor Bears (6-1) 74-67 in the championship game of the EA Sports Maui Invitational at the Lahaina Civic Center Wednesday night. Senior C.J. Fair was named the Tournament Most Valuable Player. In the title game versus #18 Baylor, Fair had 24 points and three steals.</p> Thu, 28 Nov 2013 06:42:27 +0000 Ben Fontana 11243 at http://waer.org Orange Hoops Wins 3rd Maui Title SU Basketball One Win From Maui Title http://waer.org/post/su-basketball-one-win-maui-title <p><strong>Maui, HI -</strong><strong>&nbsp; </strong>Syracuse (6-0)&nbsp;remains undefeated all-time in the Maui Invitational (8-0) with a 92-81 win over California (5-1) on Tuesday afternoon at the Lahaina Civic Center. The #8 Orange moves on to&nbsp;the Championship game of the&nbsp;Tournament where it&nbsp;will take on 6-0 #18 Baylor. The Bears have knocked off host school Chaminade and came from behind to beat Dayton on Tuesday to advance to the finals.</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 05:25:02 +0000 Ben Fontana 11191 at http://waer.org SU Basketball One Win From Maui Title Cuse Hoops Readies For Maui Invitational http://waer.org/post/cuse-hoops-readies-maui-invitational <p>Syracuse basketball (4-0) is in Maui, Hawaii this week for the EA Sports Maui Invitational. This is the third time the Orange has been in the event. It won in 1990 and 1998, as well.</p><p>The eight teams in the Maui Invitational are a combined 30-and-0 coming into the week's slate of games. All teams are guaranteed three games Monday through Wednesday. This year's field includes three ranked teams in Syracuse, Gonzaga, and Baylor. The other participants include California, Arkansas, Minnesota, Dayton, and Division II school and host, Chaminade.</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 07:25:55 +0000 Ben Fontana 11091 at http://waer.org Cuse Hoops Readies For Maui Invitational 'Cuse Hoops Gears Up For Fordham http://waer.org/post/cuse-hoops-gears-fordham <p>Syracuse basketball (1-0) takes on the Fordham Rams (1-0) Tuesday night inside the Carrier Dome in its 2nd regular season contest. The Orange comes off an 82-60 win over Cornell in its season opener. Eighth-ranked SU was led by Trevor Cooney, who netted a career-high 27 points.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After his career game, Cooney admitted that it was easier to play knowing that he was staying in the game even if he missed one or two shots.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 17:59:31 +0000 Ben Fontana 10504 at http://waer.org 'Cuse Hoops Gears Up For Fordham SU Basketball Opens Tonight vs. Cornell http://waer.org/post/su-basketball-opens-tonight-vs-cornell <p>Syracuse (0-0) basketball&nbsp;tips its season off against Cornell (0-0) in the Carrier Dome on Friday as the Orange attempts to follow-up a successful campaign.</p><p>Last year, SU advanced to the Final four and earned a record of 30-10, marking the first time in school history that the Orange won 30 or more games in back-to-back seasons.</p><p>The Orange return its top scorer and rebounder from last season in C.J. Fair. The senior was also voted the Preseason ACC Player of the Year and is on the watch list for the Oscar Robertson Award.</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 16:57:51 +0000 Jay Alter 10403 at http://waer.org SU Basketball Opens Tonight vs. Cornell