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Syracuse comes up big in second half at #16 Ohio State (full coverage)

A strong second half, highlighted by double-digit performances from Tyus Battle, Oshae Brissett and Elijah Hughes, helped lift the Syracuse basketball team to a 72-62 victory over #16 Ohio State.

Battle finished the night with 20 points on a 6-of-10 shooting performance. 11 of Brissett’s 14 points came in the second half where he shot 3-of-6 after contributing just one field goal in the first half. Hughes rounded out the trio of double-digit scorers with 18, including a career-high four three-pointers.

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COACH BOEHEIM POST GAME:

MORE COVERAGE & REACTION:

Foul trouble, 3-point awakening and more takeaways from Syracuse’s win over Ohio State (Daily Orange)
Three takeaways from Syracuse’s 72-62 win over Ohio State (NunesMagician.com)
Syracuse basketball finally gets its shooting explosion: ‘We knew it would come’ (Syracuse.com)
Oshae Brissett learns from 1st-half foul trouble: ‘The refs were calling anything’ (Syracuse.com)
Syracuse stops No. 16 Ohio State 72-62 (WHEC)


PREVIEW:

Syracuse goes for its second straight win against 16th-ranked and unbeaten Ohio State on Wednesday, Nov. 28. The game, which tips off at 7:15 p.m., is part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

The game will be televised on ESPN2 and will be available on the Watch ESPN app. Fans can also listen to the live broadcast on the Syracuse IMG Radio Network. Read More

MORE ORANGE PREGAME COVERAGE:

What channel is Syracuse basketball vs. Ohio State on? TV info, tipoff time (Syracuse.com)
Syracuse vs. Ohio State preview: What to watch for (NunesMagician.com)
Syracuse basketball opens as 4-point underdog at Ohio State (Syracuse.com)

Shooting struggles holding Syracuse back early in the season (Daily Orange)
Syracuse basketball center Paschal Chukwu has groin strain, hopes to play at Ohio St. (Syracuse.com)
Syracuse basketball will play in NYC in 2019 as part of NIT Season Tip-Off (report) (Syracuse.com)
How close is Syracuse basketball to returning to the AP Top 25? (Syracuse.com)

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