The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team jumped out to a huge first half lead before capturing their second straight win, 77-66, over Pittsburgh on Saturday afternoon in the Carrier Dome.
Andrew White III led the Orange in scoring for the ninth time this season, as the graduate transfer tallied 21 points and seven rebounds on the night. The performance from White III marks the 15th double-digit scoring game this season, as he has tallied double figure scoring in 15-of-16 games this season. Four Orange players hit double-digits scoring in the win.
Full stats, video and postgame coverage below…
COACH BOEHEIM POST GAME:
This is the best Boeheim presser of the year as the Coach takes on Post-Standard columnist Bud Poloquin on a recent piece he penned…
MORE COVERAGE ONLINE:
– Syracuse basketball continues turnaround by crushing Pittsburgh (Syracuse.com)
– Syracuse basketball uses 30-2 first-half run to bury Pittsburgh (NunesMagician.com)
– 3 quick takeaways from Syracuse’s 77-66 victory over Pittsburgh (Daily Orange)
– Syracuse fans react to SU’s 77-66 victory over Pittsburgh (Daily Orange)
– Superlatives from Syracuse’s 77-66 victory over Pittsburgh (Daily Orange)
– Syracuse 77 – Pittsburgh 66: Orange demolish Panthers (NunesMagician.com)
– Best and worst from Syracuse basketball win over Pittsburgh (Syracuse.com)
– Syracuse basketball box score vs. Pittsburgh (Syracuse.com)
– Syracuse basketball is still considered a decent bet to win NCAA Tournament (Syracuse.com)
PLAYER POST GAME LOCKER ROOM INTERVIEWS:
Syracuse is again relevant in college basketball. The Orange beat Pitt by double-figures at the Carrier Dome to win their 2nd straight game.
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) January 7, 2017
Gillion is MVP. Robie was incredible as well. Lydon jump starting the offense from the post another big key. Finally having some fun!
— cusehoops (@cusehoops) January 7, 2017
We shot the ball really well from three, but we made so many game changing blocks early to put us out in front. Great defensive effort.
— Adrian Autry (@CoachRedAutry) January 7, 2017
— WAER Sports (@WAERSports) January 7, 2017
Syracuse won. Georgetown lost. Enjoy your Saturday.
— CrunkFuseDan (@DrunkCuseFan) January 7, 2017