Hauser, Huff lead No. 8 Virginia past Syracuse 81-58
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Sam Hauser hit seven of Virginia’s 14 3-pointers and the No. 8 Cavaliers cruised to an 81-58 victory against Syracuse. Hauser hit five 3s before halftime as Virginia took a 41-26 lead into the locker room. Virginia’s Jay Huff added a career-high 21 points to go along with 12 rebounds. “I liked our movement and how we shared the ball,” said Virginia head coach Tony Bennett.
The Latest: Official says China may miss winter virus surge
-- Maryland will reduce indoor operations for bars and restaurants from 75% to 50% in response to rising coronavirus cases and increased hospitalizations. Maryland also reported 1,338 new coronavirus cases Tuesday — the seventh straight day of at least 1,000 cases. ___WASHINGTON — The U.S. has surpassed 1 million new confirmed coronavirus cases since the start of November. The El Paso County sheriff’s office says two of the employees were hospitalized over the weekend as coronavirus cases surged at the facility. Officials first reported the outbreak on Oct. 26 when eight inmates tested positive for COVID-19.
Liberty knocks off Syracuse 38-21 for 1st win over ACC opponent
Liberty earned its first-ever win over an ACC opponent, rolling to a 38-21 victory at Syracuse, Saturday at the Carrier Dome. 22 Syracuse, Liberty registered 338 yards on the ground in today’s historic win. Liberty came into the game ranking seventh in the nation in rushing yards per game (250.8), while Syracuse allowed 237.5 rushing yards per contest. With the victory, Liberty improves to 5-0 for the first time since opening the 2008 season with six straight wins. The Flames pushed their winning streak to seven games, their longest since a program-record 11-game winning streak spanning Oct. 20, 2007 through Oct. 11, 2008.
Flames striving for offensive consistency against Syracuse
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Syracuse Orange came to the Hill City and left the Flames a sour 24-0 loss in 2019′s season opener. “I actually think they’re better,” said Syracuse head coach Dino Babers. “I think we’re further along in year two than I thought we’d be,” said Liberty head coach Hugh Freeze. Liberty enters at 4-0 with a staunch defense but an offense that’s seeking consistency in the passing game. The Flames hope to be the ones standing on Saturday and in the process, gain their first ever win over an ACC team.
Syracuse's Carrier Dome turns 40 years old, gets new look
FILE - This Sept. 21, 2015, file photo, shows The Carrier Dome at Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y. The Carrier Dome at Syracuse University hosted its first football game 40 years ago this week, and it's undergoing a major upgrade as the football season opener looms. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)
Syracuse's Carrier Dome turns 40 years old, gets new look
FILE - This Sept. 21, 2015, file photo, shows The Carrier Dome at Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y. The Carrier Dome at Syracuse University hosted its first football game 40 years ago this week, and it's undergoing a major upgrade as the football season opener looms. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Syracuse University's Carrier Dome opened 40 years ago with an overflow crowd that set an attendance record that still stands. The first football game in the Carrier Dome was Sept. 20, 1980, and the place was an instant hit. “The thing that resonates in my mind is the footprint of the Carrier Dome actually takes up 20,000 less square feet and holds twice as many people as Archbold.
ACC schools express concerns over Libertys COVID-19 testing protocols
Despite having loss multiple teams on its schedule due to COVID-19, they were able to keep all 3 ACC opponents in tack- Virginia Tech, Syracuse and North Carolina State. But recent comments from Liberty Head Coach Hugh Freeze, has raised eyebrows and caused concern from a Syracuse and N.C. State. Liberty Responds to Questions about COVID-19 Testing pic.twitter.com/Xiqf5ZTVBD Liberty Flames (@libertyflames) August 15, 2020Liberty University is following CDC, Commonwealth of Virginia, local health district and campus guidelines and protocols. Liberty is contracting with Radeas Labs, located in Wake Forest, N.C., for its in-season testing program. In addition, Liberty conducts daily screening of on campus student-athletes.The Flames are scheduled to play at Syracuse on Oct. 17, at Virginia Tech on Nov. 7 and at N.C. State on Nov. 21.
Amid coronavirus scare, US colleges cancel study abroad programs
In the face of a global health emergency, thousands of U.S. college students studying abroad are scrambling. As the coronavirus spreads through northern Italy, some schools, including Syracuse University and New York University, announced they were closing their campuses in Florence immediately. Despite the uncertainty, Peters predicts that Italy will remain a popular destination for students studying abroad through the fall. "Just about half of students study abroad during their undergraduate years and by far the Florence campus is the most popular destination." However, in recent years, China has also become a popular destination for American students, the institute found.cnbc.com
Siege of major university in Hong Kong continues for seventh day
Hong Kong The siege of a major university in Hong Kong is now in its seventh day. It's estimated only about 50 protesters are still barricaded inside Hong Kong Polytechnic University. A protester stands inside the campus of Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. Achmad Ibrahim/APWith the protest movement now in its sixth month, U.S. university programs in Hong Kong have sent dozens of their students packing. On Saturday, dozens of families in Hong Kong marched against the government's handling of pro-democracy protests, The Associated Press reported.cbsnews.com
Syracuse U says report of supremacist screed was likely hoax
Reports that a white supremacist manifesto was sent to some Syracuse University students' cellphones was likely a hoax, the chancellor said Wednesday while adding that the school fell short in responding to a string of racist incidents. But authorities haven't been able to find anyone who directly received the manifesto, Chancellor Kent Syverud told the University Senate on Wednesday. Authorities also have fielded reports of shouted slurs targeting Jews, Asians and black students at the private university of nearly 23,000 students. Four of the 14 people involved were Syracuse students and have been suspended, Syverud said Wednesday. Students have staged a sit-in at the Syracuse student wellness center since Nov. 13 with a list of demands that includes the expulsion of students for hate crimes and stronger diversity training for students and staff.chicagotribune.com
Immigration court backlog exceeds 1 million cases, data group says
In this screengrab from a handout video provided by the American Immigration Lawyers Association, people are seen lining up outside the Atlanta Immigration Court on October 31, 2018. (CNN) - The immigration court backlog now exceeds 1 million cases, according to Syracuse University's Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, which tracks immigration court data. "If nothing else, the continuing rise of the backlog shows that the immigration court is broken," said Judge Ashley Tabaddor, president of the National Association of Immigration Judges. "The latest case-by-case court records through the end of August 2019 show the court's active case backlog was 1,007,155," according to the clearinghouse's report released Wednesday. The administration has acknowledged the massive immigration court backlog and has, at times, placed blame on unfounded asylum claims, which have to work their way through their court system.
Kevin Richardson of Exonerated Five Honored With Syracuse University Scholarship
Syracuse University has now named a scholarship in Richardsons honor. At Syracuse, we have a scholarship program called Our Time Has Come. But one spring night in 1989, hanging out in New York City's Central Park, would completely knock him off course. Richardson, along with four others, Korey Wise, Antron McCray, Yusef Salaam and Raymond Santiago, would come to be known as the Central Park Five. RELATED STORIES13-Year-Old Honors Central Park Five With Amazing Backpack PaintingCentral Park Five Presented With Award From ACLU and Michael B. JordanWhat Happened to the Central Park Five?
Syracuse University bans men's basketball team from post-season games
Syracuse University bans men's basketball team from post-season games Syracuse University announced the decision to ban its men's basketball team from participating in post-season play in response to an NCAA investigation.cbsnews.com
Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim in the Toyota Green Room
Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim in the Toyota Green Room In this week’s edition of “Sounds of the Toyota Green Room,” Gayle King chats with Syracuse University basketball coach Jim Boeheim. Gayle talks with Kara Sundlun about her book “Finding Dad,” and explains the moment she was caught dancing on stage.cbsnews.com
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim on basketball, success and new book "Bleeding Orange"
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim on basketball, success and new book "Bleeding Orange" Jim Boeheim is starting his 39th season as Syracuse University's men's basketball coach. He has won 948 games as head coach, an NCAA championship and two Olympic gold medals, among other awards. Boeheim joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about his new memoir, "Bleeding Orange."cbsnews.com
Oprah helps dedicate new Syracuse media center
Oprah helps dedicate new Syracuse media center The new facility is part of an $18 million facelift being given to Newhouse Studio and Innovation Center, the home of Syracuse University's prestigious broadcast journalism department. One of the control rooms was named after "CBS This Morning" executive producer Chris Licht. Gayle King reports.cbsnews.com
What Syracuse University smells like to Carmelo Anthony
What Syracuse University smells like to Carmelo Anthony Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony led Syracuse to its only NCAA Men's Basketball Championship in 2003, and continues to support the school. In this "CBS This Morning" Extra, find out what happened when we went into the locker room and asked him what Syracuse smells like to him.cbsnews.com