Adrian Autry, players discuss emotions after Benny Williams’ departure: ‘Sometimes things don’t work out’

Syracuse Orange Men's Basktball 2023-24: Syracuse vs Louisville

Syracuse players Chris Bell, Judah Mintz and Quadir Copeland share a laugh during the Orange's 94-92 win over Louisville on Wednesday at the JMA Wireless Dome. (Dennis Nett |

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Syracuse, N.Y. ― The Syracuse Orange played amid a swirl of emotions on Wednesday night at the JMA Wireless Dome.

In the team’s first game following the dismissal of junior forward Benny Williams, Syracuse faced down a stiff challenge from the Louisville Cardinals and came away with a 94-92 victory.

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