Orange Watch: Epic victory, upset loss elevates Syracuse to nation’s No. 1 team

It was another one of Jim Boeheim’s longtime coaching comrades that made news late Saturday night, a couple of hours after the SU boss had hugged his close friend Mike Krzyzewski following a masterpiece of a college basketball game in the Dome between the fourth (Duke) and fifth (SU) all time victorious programs and newly crowned certified ACC rivals, who get to go it again in Durham on Feb. 22.


VIDEO: Syracuse advances after knocking out Cal

Syracuse got an early lead and never lost it during its 66-60 win over the California Golden Bears Saturday night. The Oregon jumped out to an 11-2 lead and held the Golden Bears to 39 percent shooting. CJ Fair led the Orange with 18 points and James Southerland chipped in 14 points.