Syracuse Tops UConn, Orange Improve to 25-1
A 19-3 run down the stretch helped No. 2 Syracuse pull away from UConn at the Carrier Dome on Saturday, as the Orange prevailed 85-67.
Scoop Jardine led the Orange with 21 points and six assists. C.J. Fair picked up the slack on the glass, grabbing 12 boards to go along with 14 points.
‘Cuse out rebounded the Huskies 27-24.
As a team, the Orange shot nearly 60% from the floor (32-54) including 10 of 16 from 3-point range.
Dion Waiters made three of his four 3-point attempts, finishing with 18. Kris Joseph had 15.