Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
Seton Hall Beats No. 9 Syracuse; Lamb Leads UConn; Carolina-MSU on Aircraft Carrier; Spartans’ Lucious Gone
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Jim Boeheim just stared at the Carrier Dome court that bears his name. Another game was slipping away from his Syracuse Orange and he was out of answers.
Jeremy Hazell led a long-range Seton Hall barrage with 28 points and the suddenly hot-shooting Pirates stunned No. 9 Syracuse 90-68 on Tuesday night, the Orange’s third straight loss.
“We have not played well the last three games,” Boeheim said. “I think when you lose a couple of games, you lose a little confidence.”
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**And read about how Jeremy Lamb’shard work is paying off for UConn, which beat Marquette, 76-68.
**North Carolina and Michigan State are closing in on a deal to play a game on an aircraft carrier on Veterans Day next season. Larry Gallo, a senior associate AD at North Carolina, said, “We feel as though all systems are go.”
**Michigan State dismissed junior guard Korie Lucious from the team for “conduct detrimental to the program.”
(The AP contributed)
Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.