March Madness is a time of the year when being upset can become a good thing. The Syracuse Orange Men’s Basketball team found themselves on the right side of 2 upsets against West Virginia and San Diego State.
‘Cuse took down San Diego State 78-62 in the first round behind Buddy Boeheim’s 30 points and then proceeded to win a tight one against 3 seed West Virginia 75-72.
Now that ‘Cuse has punched their ticket to the Sweet 16, they will play Houston on Saturday, March 27th, at 9:55 P.M.
Listen to the game on X101 Always Classic with the Pregame Show beginning at 8:55 PM. Coverage presented by Guthrie.
High School Football opened back up in Central New York with the Route 38 rivalry: Groton vs. Dryden. Groton cruised to a 42-6 win behind big games from their trio of running backs.
Kalib Manning had 8 rushes for 202 yards and 3 touchdowns, Jeter Neff had 12 carries for 95 yards and a touchdown and Aiden Harriet had 11 carries for 42 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Dryden had a tough time moving the ball but starting Quarterback Brady Rose rushed one in from 2 yards to save a shutout.
X101’s next coverage of High School Football will be Thursday, April 1st. at 1 PM with Chittenango vs Homer.
The SUNY Cortland Men’s Lacrosse team lost 12-8 to #2 ranked team RIT on Saturday. Their next game will be Tuesday, March 23rd, at 4 PM against Clarkson.
The SUNY Cortland Women’s Lacrosse team won 12-11 against Clarkson. Hannah Lorenzen and Hannah Keech scored 3 goals each, Cecilia Procopio scored 2 goals, and Toni Cashman, Hannah Tiso, Kiki Meager, and Shelby Meduski each added a goal as well.
Procopio added 4 assists to go with her 2 goals and Cashman added an assist too.
Their next game is Wednesday, March 24, at 4 PM against New Paltz.
The SUNY Cortland Baseball team took both games of a doubleheader against Alfred State by scores of 6-2 and 8-1.
Scott Giordano went 2-3 with a homerun, a double, and 1 RBI in the first game of the double header. Chris Bonacci also added an RBI single while Shane Mugnolo pitched 6 scoreless innings.
In the second game, Giordano went 2-5 with a homerun, a single, and 2 RBIs. Matthew Krafft went 3-4 with a triple, 2 singles, and 2 RBIs. Zack Durant, Spencer Weyand, and Ben Rhodes pitched 9 innings and gave up a single run.
Their next set of doubleheaders is Wednesday, March 24th, against Clarkson with the first game starting at 1 PM.
The Syracuse Crunch took down the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins by a score of 5-2. Sean Day scored twice while Brady Keeper, Boris Katchouk, and Gabriel Fortier each score a goal.
The Crunch’s next game will be Wednesday, March 24th, at 7 PM against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.
The Binghamton Devils have broken the streak with a win against the Hershey Bears on Friday by a score of 6-5. They also dropped a game on Sunday against the Bears but are looking to win their next game on Friday, March 26th, at 7PM against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.