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Syracuse dispatches with Texas Southern, 80-27 (full coverage)

Syracuse (3-0) opened up the second half with a 15-0 run to pull away from Texas Southern (0-4) in an 80-67 victory Saturday night at the Carrier Dome in the Hoophall Miami Invitational. Sophomore Tyus Battle posted a game-high 21 points and added 3 steals.

Graduate Geno Thorpe scored 11 of his 13 points in the first half, junior Frank Howard recorded 12 points with eight assists and freshman Bourama Sidibe finished with 11 points.

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COACH BOEHEIM POSTGAME:

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Best and worst from Syracuse basketball win over Texas Southern (Syracuse.com)

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PREVIEW:

Syracuse goes for its third consecutive win to start the 2017-18 season when it hosts Texas Southern on Saturday, Nov. 18. The game, which is part of the Hoophall Miami Invitational, tips off at 7 p.m. in the Carrier Dome.

Tickets can be purchased on Cuse.com, by calling 1-888-DOMETIX or at Gate B of the Carrier Dome. Fans can watch the game on ACC Network Extra or listen to the live broadcast on the Syracuse IMG Radio Network.

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