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Syracuse can’t stay with #2 Virginia in 59-44 Dome loss (full coverage)

Sophomore Tyus Battle led Syracuse (15-8, 4-6 ACC) with 15 points in a 59-44 loss to No. 2 Virginia (22-1, 11-0 ACC) Saturday afternoon in the Carrier Dome. Junior Frank Howard finished with 11 points and freshmen Oshae Brissett and Marek Dolezaj each scored nine points. Dolezaj added seven rebounds. De’Andre Hunter paced Virginia with 15 points and six assists. Kyle Guy added 14 points and Mamadi Diakite totaled 12 points.

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PREVIEW:

Syracuse looks to knock off No. 2 Virginia on Saturday, Feb. 3 in the second meeting between the two teams this season. Tip-off is scheduled for 4 p.m. in the Carrier Dome. The game will be televised on ACC Network and on the Watch ESPN app. The game will be on WSTM-3 in the Central New York area. Find your local affiliate on the ACC Network Affiliate Page. Fans can also listen to the live broadcast on the Syracuse IMG Radio Network.

Virginia won the previous match-up between the two clubs on Jan. 9, 68-61, to even the all-time series at five. Junior Frank Howard led the Orange with 18 points and freshman Oshae Brissett added 16 points with eight boards. Read More

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