SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Five Syracuse players scored in double figures and the Orange rode an 11-0 run early in the second half to defeat Boston College 81-63 Wednesday.
Tyus Battle led Syracuse (14-6, 3-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) with 24 points. Frank Howard added 18 and Paschal Chukwu chipped in with 14. Oshae Brissett had 13 and Marek Dolezaj had a career-high 12. Brissett, Chukwu and Battle played the entire 40 minutes.
The Eagles (13-8, 3-5) were led by Jerome Robinson's 21 and Ky Bowman had 20.
The Orange shot 60 percent from the field and 44 percent from beyond the arc. The Eagles hit four consecutive 3s to start the game but were 7 of 19 the rest of the game.
Syracuse took advantage of 17 BC turnovers and scored 17 points on Eagles miscues. >> Read more
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