NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Brandon Triche scored some sort of career-high 29 details to opt for six rebounds in addition to several assists, leading No. 6 Syracuse to some tougher-than-expected 76-65 victory above reeling Seton Hall on Saturday night.
C.J. Fair put in 19 points and 11 rebounds, as well as Michael Carter-Williams had 14 details and nine boards as your Orange (21-4, 9-3) rebounded coming from a deprivation to be able to Connecticut earlier this particular weeks time and always been tapped with Marquette and Georgetown with regard to very first area in the Big East Conference.
Fuquan Edwin had 21 points along with Eugene Teague added fourteen factors and eight rebounds pertaining to Seton Hall (13-13, 2-11) inside its seventh instantly damage as well as 11th throughout 12 games. Aaron Cosby had been the only real various other Pirate around two times information together with 10.
The banged-up Pirates put a little study straight into Syracuse, best some sort of nine-point lead in the primary 50 percent previous to wilting under the Orange's skills and depth.
James Southerland included 11 tips regarding Syracuse, which in turn presented trainer Jim Boeheim his 911th career win regardless of having items from solely several players.
Triche appeared to be your distinction in eclipsing his / her period large of twenty five alongside Rutgers along with his or her all-time most effective of 27 against Oakland for a freshman inside 2009-10. He reach 10 connected with 18 images from the domain and put a strong exclamation level upon his efficiency using a final-minute 3-pointer, his or her next belonging to the game.
The Pirates turned out to be pesky, decreasing Syracuse that will 38.7 per cent shooting from the field. They trailed through six from this one half in addition to we were holding still inside 53-47 nearly midway with the subsequent half. Carter-Williams after that made six straight free throws from a one-man run in which coincided using a enthusiast at courtside staying ejected with regard to declaring a little something to be able to referee Michael Stephens.
The free throws pressed this bring about 12 and the closest Seton Hall received there after had been 60-64 when Teague click not one but two cost-free brings with 5:51 that will go.
Over the next several minutes, Rakeem Christmas manufactured a few with some free of charge includes and Triche added a couple of totally free throws, a one-hand force shot and a 3-pointer to place that video game out of reach.
Seton Hall, which was outrebounded 42-32, followed inside forthcoming away from a two-point deprivation to be able to Rutgers along with trainer Kevin Willard likely wasn't thrilled learning the particular Orange ended up beaten previously this kind of full week during Connecticut.
The Pirates, however, opportunity lights out within the very first eight-plus minutes, hitting 7 associated with 10 images and also starting some sort of 21-12 direct next to a as qualified in cooking group that had scouts through the Nets, Jazz and various NBA teams perched one of many media. Four of individuals would make were out of long range, with Haralds Karlis' shot on the corner giving these their particular major head from 21-12.
It failed to very last lengthy while Syracuse closed the actual 50 % which includes a 24-9 run. Triche, Fair and also Southerland scored all however one place inside the outburst having Triche along with Southerland collecting eight details and also Fair seven.