»

Battle erupts for 28 in Orange victory over Iona (full coverage)

Sophomore Tyus Battle scored a career-high 28 points with five rebounds and three assists to lead Syracuse (2-0) to a 71-62 victory over Iona (0-2) Tuesday night in the Carrier Dome. Eleven of Battle’s 28 came in the final eight minutes of the second half to help the Orange pull away.

Junior Frank Howard added a career-high 15 points with four rebounds and three assists and freshman Oshae Brissett finished with 12 points.

HIGHLIGHTS:

COACH BOEHEIM PRESSER:

MORE POSTGAME COVERAGE:

Gallery: Syracuse skates past Iona, 71-62 (Daily Orange)
Fan reactions to Syracuse’s 71-62 win over Iona (Daily Orange)
Best and worst from Syracuse basketball win over Iona (Syracuse.com)
Syracuse basketball box score vs. Iona (Syracuse.com)

PLAYERS POSTGAME LOCKER ROOM:

Also on FingerLakes1.com