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FOUR STRAIGHT: Syracuse blows past Northeastern, 72-49 (full coverage)

A pair of season-highs from Oshae Brissett Tuesday evening against Northeastern (4-5) helped Syracuse (6-2) secure its fourth-straight victory, 72-47. Brissett led all players with 21 points and 14 rebounds for his second double-double of the season. Joining Brissett in double-digits was Elijah Hughes and Buddy Boeheim. Hughes picked up 17 points on a 6-of-11 performance including three three-pointers. Boeheim tallied a career high 11 points including three three-pointers.

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COACH BOEHEIM POST GAME:

MORE COVERAGE & SOCIAL REACTION:

Turnovers haven’t hurt Syracuse yet, but they may soon (Daily Orange)
Brissett dominates, Battle goes cold and more takeaways (Daily Orange)
Three takeaways from Syracuse’s 72-49 win over Northeastern (NunesMagician.com)
Jim Boeheim after Syracuse’s win over Northeastern: ‘We’ve got a lot of work to do’ (Syracuse.com)
Start of Syracuse basketball game delayed due to medical emergency with fan (Syracuse.com)


PREVIEW:

Syracuse goes for its third straight win when it hosts Northeastern on Tuesday, Dec. 4. The game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. tipoff in the Carrier Dome. Fans can watch the game on ACC Network Extra. Live audio will be available on the Syracuse IMG Radio Network.

Syracuse (5-2) is coming off a 63-55 victory against Cornell Saturday. Junior Tyus Battle scored a season-high 26 points and pulled down five rebounds in the win. He earned ACC Player of the Week honors for his performance. Sophomore Oshae Brissett also had a big game with 19 points and eight rebounds. The Orange have won their last three games and are unbeaten in the Carrier Dome this season. Read More

MORE ORANGE HOOPS PREGAME:

Jim Boeheim’s affinity for Italian food and other anecdotes explained (NunesMagician.com)
Marek Dolezaj effectively sliding into smaller role for Syracuse (NunesMagician.com)
What channel is Syracuse basketball vs. Northeastern on? TV, time, live stream (Syracuse.com)
Syracuse guard Tyus Battle named ACC Player of the Week (Syracuse.com)
Betting line for Syracuse basketball vs. Northeastern: Orange is big favorite (Syracuse.com)
Former Westhill star Jordan Roland returns to Carrier Dome to face Syracuse (Syracuse.com)
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