Orange Trounce USF; Georgetown Next
Tampa, FL (WIBX) – No. 17 Syracuse had no trouble dismantling the University of South Florida Saturday, 72-49, to earn their 20th victory of the season. Rick Jackson lead the Orange with 21 points and 12 rebounds. Kris Joseph scored 14 and grabbed seven boards.
As a team, Syracuse out-rebounded the Bulls 40-26, and 13-7 on the offensive end.
Syracuse (20-4, 7-4 Big East) has won back-to-back games after losing four straight. Up next is No. 14 Georgetown who escaped 83-81 on Saturday against unranked Providence. The Orange and Hoyas (18-5, 7-4 Big East) will meet Wednesday night at the Carrier Dome.