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Syracuse holds off Buffalo for 10th win of season (full coverage)

Syracuse (10-1) went on a 14-6 run over the final 3:01 to pull away from Buffalo (7-4) in an 81-74 victory Tuesday night in the Carrier Dome. The game featured ten lead changes, with eight coming in the final 8:59 of regulation.

Four different Syracuse players finished in double-figures. Freshman Oshae Brissett led the way with 25 points and eight rebounds. Junior Frank Howard totaled 18 points, Sophomore Tyus Battle added 13 points and redshirt freshman Matthew Moyer finished with 12 points and nine rebounds.

HIGHLIGHTS:

COACH BOEHEIM POSTGAME:

MORE POSTGAME COVERAGE:

Fan reactions to Syracuse’s 81-74 win over Buffalo (Daily Orange)
Syracuse 81, Buffalo 74: Frank Howard bounces back to help hold off Bulls (NunesMagician.com)
Best and worst from Syracuse basketball vs. Buffalo (Syracuse.com)


PREVIEW:

Syracuse returns home to host Buffalo tonight at 7 pm at the Carrier Dome in the first of four consecutive home games. Tonight’s game marks the 33rd all-time meeting between Syracuse and Buffalo. The Orange own a 27-5 lead in the series between the in-state foes and are looking for their 18th straight victory over the Bulls. This is the first meeting between the two schools since the 2001-02 season. Read More

Tickets for all Orange home games are available online at Cuse.com, by phone at 1-888-DOMETIX or in person at Gate B at the Carrier Dome.

MORE ORANGE HOOPS GAMEDAY COVERAGE:

Syracuse vs. Buffalo preview: Five things to watch (NunesMagician.com)
Syracuse basketball opens as double-digit favorite over Buffalo (Syracuse.com)
Syracuse vs. Buffalo: TV/streaming, time, odds, history & more (NunesMagician.com)
What channel is Syracuse basketball vs. Buffalo on? TV, tip time, streaming (Syracuse.com)
Tyus Battle’s hot start contends with best scoring seasons in Syracuse history (NunesMagician.com)
Where does Syracuse stand in the AP Top 25 men’s basketball poll? (Syracuse.com)
The Final Word: Beat writers discuss Syracuse’s comeback win at Georgetown (Daily Orange)
How clutch is Tyus Battle for Syracuse basketball? (stats, lineups) (Syracuse.com)
Syracuse basketball forward Oshae Brissett wins ACC Rookie of the Week (Syracuse.com)

 

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