Wake Forest (8-6, 1-1 ACC) went on a 12-6 run over the final 1:56 of regulation in a 73-67 victory over Syracuse (12-3, 1-1 ACC) Wednesday night at LJVM Coliseum. Junior Frank Howard led the Orange with 23 points and five assists in the setback.
Freshman Oshae Brissett finished with 16 points and seven rebounds, sophomore Tyus Battle added 13 points and junior Paschal Chukwu totaled 10 points, five boards and four blocks.
Bryant Crawford scored 14 of his 19 points in the second half to lead the Demon Deacons. Terrence Thompson added 13 points and seven rebounds and Mitchell Wilbekin finished with 10 points and eight assists.
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Syracuse goes for its third straight win as it heads to Wake Forest at 7 pm at the LJVM Coliseum. The matchup is the first road test for the Orange in their 2017-18 ACC schedule. The game will be televised on ESPNU and on the Watch ESPN app. Fans can also listen to the live broadcast on the Syracuse IMG Radio Network. Syracuse (12-2, 1-0 ACC) defeated Virginia Tech, 68-56, in the ACC opener for both sides. The Orange held the Hokies, the Division I leader in field goal percentage, to just 18-of-52 from the field (.346) and out-rebounded VT, 39-26. Read More
🛫 to Wake Forest.
Hoping to 🛬 back in ‘Cuse ✌️ – ✊ in ACC play pic.twitter.com/186UIqS98a
— Syracuse Basketball (@Cuse_MBB) January 2, 2018
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