Syracuse Orange women's basketball

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Syracuse Orange
Basketball current event.svg 2019–20 Syracuse Orange women's basketball team
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UniversitySyracuse University
First season1971–72
All-time record612–561 (.522), 44th season
Head coach Quentin Hillsman (13th season)
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Location Syracuse, New York
Arena Carrier Dome
(Capacity: 49,262)
Nickname Orange
ColorsOrange [1]
    
Uniforms
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Home
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Away
NCAA Tournament Runner-up
2016
NCAA Tournament Final Four
2016
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
2016
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
2016
NCAA Tournament Second round
1998, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1985, 1988, 2002, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

The Syracuse Orange women's basketball program is an intercollegiate women's basketball team representing Syracuse University. The program is classified in the NCAA's Division I, and the team competes in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Orange play their home basketball games at the Carrier Dome in the University Hill neighborhood of Syracuse, New York. The team is currently coached by Quentin Hillsman in his eleventh year.

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2019–20 roster

2019–20 Syracuse Orange women's basketball team
PlayersCoaches
Pos.#NameHeightYearPrevious schoolHometown
G 0Elemy Colomé5 ft 8 in(1.73 m)GS Proctor Academy
Morgan State
Lawrence, MA
G 1Taleah Washington5 ft 7 in(1.7 m)FrRock Creek Christian Academy District Heights, MD
F 2Whisper Fisher6 ft 2 in(1.88 m)GS Owings Mills Owings Mills, MD
F 3Maeva Djaldi–Tabdi6 ft 2 in(1.88 m)RS So Jean Moulin Paris, France
G 4 Tiana Mangakahia 5 ft 6 in(1.68 m)Sr Lake Ginninderra Meadowbrook, QLD, Australia
G 5Teisha Hyman5 ft 8 in(1.73 m)Fr Woodlands White Plains, NY
G 10Alisha Lewis5 ft 7 in(1.7 m)Fr Strath Haven Wallingford, PA
G 11Gabrielle Cooper5 ft 10 in(1.78 m)Sr Morgan Park Lansing, IL
G 12Brooke Alexander6 ft 0 in(1.83 m)GS Prestonwood Christian
UT Arlington
Frisco, TX
G 21Emily Engstler6 ft 0 in(1.83 m)So St. Francis Prep Fresh Meadows, NY
C 22Amaya Finklea–Guity6 ft 4 in(1.93 m)Jr Noble & Greenough Dorchester, MA
G 23Kiara Lewis5 ft 8 in(1.73 m)RS Jr Whitney Young Chicago, IL
G 25Lauren Fitzmaurice5 ft 8 in(1.73 m)Jr Liberty Bell Mazama, WA
F 45 Digna Strautmane 6 ft 2 in(1.88 m)JrRiga 66 Riga, Latvia
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: December 4, 2019

NCAA Tournament results

YearSeedRoundOpponentResult
1985 #8Second Round#1 Old DominionL 88-63
1988 #6Second Round#3 Ohio StateL 116-75
2002 #10First Round#7 DrakeL 87-69
2008 #7First Round#10 HartfordL 59-55
2013 #7First Round#10 CreightonL 61-56
2014 #6First Round
Second Round
#11 Chattanooga
#3 Kentucky
W 59-53
L 59-54
2015 #8First Round
Second Round
#9 Nebraska
#1 South Carolina
W 72-69
L 97-68
2016 #4First Round
Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
Final Four
Championship
#13 Army
#12 Albany
#1 South Carolina
#7 Tennessee
#7 Washington
#1 Connecticut
W 73-56
W 76-59
W 80-72
W 89-67
W 80-59
L 81-52
2017 #8First Round
Second Round
#9 Iowa State
#1 Connecticut
W 85-65
L 94-64
2018 #8First Round#9 Oklahoma StateL 84-57
2019 #3First Round
Second Round
#14 Fordham
#6 South Dakota State
W 70-49
L 75-64

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References

  1. "Colors". Syracuse University Brand Guidelines. Retrieved November 10, 2019.