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Syracuse surges past Cornell in season opener (full coverage)

Sophomore Tyus Battle scored a game-high 18 points and freshman Oshae Brissett added 11 points and 10 rebounds to lead Syracuse past Cornell, 77-45, Friday night in the season opener for both sides at the Carrier Dome.

The game featured the collegiate debut of Cornell freshman Jimmy Boeheim playing on Boeheim Court against his father, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim. Jimmy Boeheim opened the game’s scoring with a 3-pointer and finished with 11 points and five rebounds.

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COACH BOEHEIM POSTGAME:

MORE POSTGAME COVERAGE:

Boeheim vs. Boeheim in Carrier Dome: Nerves, a corner 3-pointer, a Syracuse win (Syracuse.com)
Three takeaways from Syracuse’s 77-45 win over Cornell (NunesMagician.com)
Best and worst from Syracuse basketball win over Cornell (Syracuse.com)
Syracuse’s defense smothers Cornell in 77-45 win (WHEC)
Final score: Syracuse 77, Cornell 45 (NunesMagician.com)
Jimmy Boeheim nails three for Cornell to start off Syracuse game (NunesMagician.com)
Five bold predictions for the 2017-18 Syracuse men’s basketball season (NunesMagician.com)
Syracuse basketball gets back on the defensive in opener against Cornell (Syracuse.com)
After 3-year wait, Matthew Moyer plays 1st game for Syracuse basketball (Syracuse.com)

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