Syracuse late comeback falls short in 78-74 loss to UNC (full coverage)

Sophomore Tyus Battle, junior Frank Howard and freshman Oshae Brissett combined to score 66 points for Syracuse (18-10, 7-8 ACC) in its 78-74 loss to No. 10 North Carolina (22-7, 11-5 ACC) Wednesday night in the Carrier Dome.

Battle posted 26 points and six assists, Howard recorded 23 points and Brissett compiled his 11th double-double of the season with 17 points and 10 rebounds.

Theo Pinson led the Tar Heels with 23 points, seven assists and six boards and Joel Berry II added 18 points.




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Syracuse hosts the defending national champion, No. 10/10 North Carolina, at 7 p.m. in the Carrier Dome. Tickets can be purchased online at Cuse.com, by phone at 1-888-DOMETIX or at Gate B at the Carrier Dome. The game will be televised on ESPN and on the Watch ESPN app. Fans can also listen to the live broadcast on the Syracuse IMG Radio Network.

North Carolina holds a 9-4 lead in the all-time series. The Orange look to snap their five-game losing streak to the Tar Heels. Read More


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