Syracuse’s wild ride through the Big Dance came to an end Friday night. In a game you heard on Finger Lakes News Radio, the Orange fell to Duke, 69-65, in the Sweet 16. SU finished the season 23-14 overall.
In college lacrosse, William Smith bested RPI, 7-2, to move to 2-0 in the Liberty League. They’ll host Union at 3 as part of a Hobart-William Smith doubleheader at Boswell Field, with the Statesmen taking on Saint Joseph’s at noon. Also, the Wells men faceWilkes at noon, while the women head to Penn State-Abington for a 6 o’clock start.
In college baseball, Keuka took out Juniata, 17-7, in Auburndale, Florida. FLCC’s twin bill with Montgomery College was postponed.
In the AHL, Binghamton doubled up Rochester, 4-2; while the Crunch coasted by Bridgeport, 4-1.
In NHL action, Montreal blanked Buffalo, 3-0.
In the NBA, Toronto nipped the Nets, 116-112; while Minnesota eked by the Knicks, 108-104.