NEW YORK (AP) - Oshae Brissett had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Tyus Battle scored 22 points to lead Syracuse past UConn 72-63 on Tuesday night in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden.
The former Big East rivals failed to play a familiar classic at the Garden that had defined their series as one of the best in basketball. But fans of both teams enjoyed the give-and-take chants that filled a mostly full MSG on the night.
The Orange, coming off a 16-point loss to No. 2 Kansas, controlled from tipoff in a sloppy outing where they made only four 3-pointers and had nine assists.
Matthew Moyer scored 18 points and the Orange scored some easy buckets late in the second half to never let this win get away from them.
Jalen Adams led the Huskies (6-3) with 22 points and Christian Vital had 17. >> Read more
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