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|All-time record||748-639 (.543), 50th season|
|Head coach||Felisha Legette-Jack (1st season)|
|Conference||Atlantic Coast Conference|
|Location||Syracuse, New York|
|Arena|| Carrier Dome |
|NCAA tournament runner-up|
|NCAA tournament Final Four|
|NCAA tournament Elite Eight|
|NCAA tournament Sweet Sixteen|
|NCAA tournament second round|
|1998, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2021|
|NCAA tournament appearances|
|1985, 1988, 2002, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021|
|AIAW tournament appearances|
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 coached by Felisha Legette-Jack.
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Basketball started at Syracuse in 1898, playing against Hamilton Ontario YMCA.Varsity team was fielded in 1971.
The Orange have appeared in 12 NCAA Tournaments, with a record of 10-12.
|1985||(8)||Second Round||#1 Old Dominion||L 88–63|
|1988||(6)||Second Round||#3 Ohio State||L 116–75|
|2002||(10)||First Round||#7 Drake||L 87–69|
|2008||(7)||First Round||#10 Hartford||L 59–55|
|2013||(7)||First Round||#10 Creighton||L 61–56|
| #11 Chattanooga |
| #9 Nebraska |
#1 South Carolina
| #13 Army |
#1 South Carolina
|(9) Iowa State |
|2018||(8)||First Round||(9) Oklahoma State||L 84–57|
|(14) Fordham |
(6) South Dakota State
|(9) South Dakota State |
The Orange made one appearance in the AIAW National Division I basketball tournament, with a combined record of 0–1.
|1981||First Round||Kentucky||L, 80–81|
|Muriel Smith (Independent)(1971–1978)|
|Muriel Smith:||57–33 (.633)|
|Barbara Jacobs (Independent)(1979–1982)|
|1980-81||Barbara Jacobs||26-8||AIAW Tournament, 1st round|
|Barbara Jacobs:||77–30 (.720)|
|Barbara Jacobs (Big East Conference)(1983–1993)|
|1984-85||Barbara Jacobs||18-13||10-5||NCAA Tournament, 1st round|
|1987-88||Barbara Jacobs||22-9||13-3||NCAA Tournament, 1st round|
|Barbara Jacobs:||152–160 (.487)||81–81 (.500)|
|Marianna Freeman (Big East Conference)(1993–2003)|
|2001-02||Marianna Freeman||18-13||9-7||NCAA Tournament, 1st round|
|Marianna Freeman:||104–174 (.374)||56–116 (.326)|
|Keith Cieplicki (Big East Conference)(2003–2006)|
|Keith Cieplicki:||28–55 (.337)||9–39 (.188)|
|Quentin Hillsman (Big East Conference)(2006–2013)|
|2007–08||Quentin Hillsman||22–9||10–6||T-5th||NCAA Tournament, 1st Round|
|2008–09||Quentin Hillsman||17–15||5–11||T-11th||WNIT, 2nd Round|
|2009–10||Quentin Hillsman||25–11||7–9||T-8th||WNIT Quarterfinals|
|2010–11||Quentin Hillsman||25–10||9–7||T-7th||WNIT Quarterfinals|
|2011–12||Quentin Hillsman||22–15||6–10||T-10th||WNIT Semifinals|
|2012–13||Quentin Hillsman||24–8||11–5||T-3rd||NCAA Tournament, 1st Round|
|Quentin Hillsman:||144–88 (.621)||51–61 (.455)|
|Quentin Hillsman (Atlantic Coast Conference)(2013–2021)|
|2013–14||Quentin Hillsman||23–10||10–6||5th||NCAA Tournament, 2nd Round|
|2014–15||Quentin Hillsman||22–10||11–5||T-4th||NCAA Tournament, 2nd Round|
|2015–16||Quentin Hillsman||30–8||13–3||3rd||NCAA Tournament Runner-up|
|2016–17||Quentin Hillsman||22–11||11–5||6th||NCAA Tournament, 2nd Round|
|2017–18||Quentin Hillsman||22–9||10–6||T–6th||NCAA Tournament, 1st Round|
|2018–19||Quentin Hillsman||25–9||11–5||5th||NCAA Tournament, 2nd Round|
|2019–20||Quentin Hillsman||16–15||9–9||8th||Tournament not held|
|2020–21||Quentin Hillsman||15–9||9–7||T-4th||NCAA Tournament, 2nd Round|
|Quentin Hillsman:||175–81 (.684)||84–46 (.646)|
|Vonn Read (Atlantic Coast Conference)(2021–2022)|
|Vonn Read:||11–18 (.379)||4–14 (.222)|
|Felisha Legette-Jack (Atlantic Coast Conference)(2022–present)|
|Felisha Legette-Jack:||9–2 (.818)||– (–)|
National champion Postseason invitational champion
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