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DOME LOSS: In a game of wild runs, Florida State takes 18-point win over Orange (full coverage)

Tyus Battle, Elijah Hughes and Oshae Brissett’s 54 combined points could not lift Syracuse (16-7, 7-3 ACC) past #22/24 Florida State (17-5, 5-4 ACC) Tuesday night at the Carrier Dome as the Seminoles won, 80-62.

Battle had a game-high 23 points on his way to surpassing 1,500 in his career. His 1,505 points move him into 21st all-time at Syracuse. He passed Syracuse legends Louis Orr, Pearl Washington, Dennis DuVaul and Jason Hart during the contest.

Brissett had 16 points and 12 rebounds, good for his second-straight double-double. Hughes put up 17 points for his 18th double-digit scoring game of the season. Buddy Boeheim rounded out the scoring for Syracuse with six points.

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COACH BOEHEIM POST GAME:

MORE COVERAGE:

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PREVIEW:

After winning two of three during its recent road stretch, rv/– Syracuse will play four of its next five in the Carrier Dome, starting Tuesday against No. 22/24 Florida State. The game will tip off at 8 p.m. Fans can watch the game on Raycom Sports (affiliates) and the Watch ESPN app. Live audio will also be available on the Syracuse IMG Radio Network.

Syracuse has now won five of its last six and nine of its last 11 contests after posting a 65-56 victory at Pittsburgh last Saturday. Sophomore Oshae Brissett led the way with his fifth double-double of the year and 17th of his career. He finished with 18 points and 12 rebounds. Brissett leads Syracuse and is tied for ninth in the ACC in rebounding, averaging 7.7 per game.

The Orange are now 16-6 overall and are in a three-way tie for fourth place in the ACC standings with a 7-2 conference record. Full preview at Cuse.com

MORE GAME DAY COVERAGE:

What channel is the Syracuse-Florida State game on? TV, tip time, live stream (Syracuse.com)
Unpeeling Syracuse basketball: Orange vs. Florida State preview (NunesMagician.com)
Syracuse’s next opponent: What to know about No. 22 Florida State (Daily Orange)
Syracuse basketball vs. Florida State: 10 things to watch for (Syracuse.com)
Syracuse vs. Florida State preview: Five things to watch (NunesMagician.com)
Boeheim talks Frank Howard, guard rotation before SU vs. FSU (NunesMagician.com)
Orange favored over nationally-ranked Florida State (Syracuse.com)
Orange return home to host #22/24 FSU (Cuse.com)
Mfiondu Kabengele went from under-recruited to a star for Florida State (Daily Orange)

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