NCAA Game Summary - High Point at Syracuse|
(Friday, December 20th)
Final Score: (2) Syracuse 75, High Point 54
Syracuse, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Trevor Cooney had 17 points, while Tyler
Ennis tallied 10 points, nine assists and five steals as No. 2 Syracuse topped
High Point, 75-54, at the Carrier Dome.
The Orange (11-0) led just 37-34 at the break, but outscored the Panthers
(3-7) 38-20 in the second half to turn the game into a rout.
"We were up by three because our defense wasn't there," Syracuse head coach
Jim Boeheim said of the first half. "The second half our defense was just
C.J. Fair added 15 points for Syracuse, which moved to 7-0 at home this
Devante Wallace was the only Panther in double figures with 10 points. His
jumper with 16:44 left gave High Point a 40-39 edge, but Syracuse responded
with an elongated 28-3 run to seize control of the contest.
Cooney nailed a pair of triples while Ennis and Fair also netted six points
during the surge, which was capped on a Rakeem Christmas jumper for a 67-43
Orange advantage with under six minutes to play.
Earlier, Syracuse raced out to a 13-4 start, but the Panthers used a 15-5
swing later on to knot the tilt at 24-24 with 5:40 remaining in the opening
Syracuse shot 53.7 percent (29-of-54) from the floor and 53.8 percent (7-
of-13) from beyond the arc ... The Orange had 12 steals.
12/20 23:30:40 ET