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New-look Syracuse Orange wins exhibition opener (highlights, links & presser)

Indiana University of Pennsylvania provided an early challenge in Syracuse’s first exhibition game of the 2016-17 season, but the Orange answered with a 83-65 win at the Carrier Dome on Tuesday night.

Tyus Battle was the game’s leading scorer with 16 points. The freshman also added two rebounds, two steals and two assists. Tyler Lydon recorded a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds.

John Gillon came off the bench to provide a spark for the Orange, providing nine assists in the game. Tyler Roberson chipped in 14 points and Frank Howard finished with 10 points for the Orange. Game recap at Cuse.com

Syracuse basketball box score vs. Indiana (Pa.)

WEDNESDAY’S CONTINUING COVERAGE…

Elite 2017 recruit Quade Green sets date for college announcement (Syracuse.com – Basketball)
AP All-American Preseason Basketball Team: Tyler Lydon among those receiving votes (Syracuse.com – Basketball)
Paschal Chukwu makes his Syracuse basketball debut and proves that size matters (Syracuse.com – Basketball)
Syracuse’s John Gillon is learning a lot; from the zone defense to simply running an offense (Syracuse.com – Basketball)
Despite poor results in return of man-to-man defense, Syracuse players expect to use it again (Syracuse.com – Basketball)
Tyus Battle’s unofficial Syracuse basketball debut: 16 points and plenty of promise (Syracuse.com – Basketball)
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim weighs in on presidential election without naming names (Syracuse.com – Basketball)
Recruiting: Five-star SG Hamidou Diallo includes Syracuse in top six (Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician)
Tyus Battle leads the way for Syracuse in win over IUP (Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician)
Syracuse Basketball: Three takeaways from Orange win over IUP (Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician)

FULL GAME HIGHLIGHTS:

COACH BOEHEIM’S PRESS CONFERENCE:

MORE POSTGAME COVERAGE:

Syracuse 83 – IUP 65: Orange soar past Hawks in second half (Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician)
Best and worst from Syracuse basketball vs. Indiana (Pa.) (Syracuse.com – Basketball)
Syracuse basketball sputters early, pulls away late for win over Indiana (Pa.) (Syracuse.com – Basketball)
Syracuse basketball starting lineup for exhibition game against Indiana (Pa.) (Syracuse.com – Basketball)
Philadelphia trades former Syracuse forward Jerami Grant to Oklahoma City (Syracuse.com – Basketball)
Michael Carter-Williams suffers knee injury in scary fall, will undergo an MRI (Syracuse.com – Basketball)
Syracuse Orange vs. IUP Exhibition GameThread (Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician)

 

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