Syracuse wins hyped NIT matchup with Greensboro
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The game garnered extra attention because of Boeheim comments about Greensboro at last week Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. The Syracuse coach insisted the ACC tourney should be played in major buy canada goose jacket media markets, saying no value to playing in Greensboro. None.
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White, a third team All ACC selection, led all scorers with 34 points on 11 of 15 shooting (7 of 9 from 3 point range), and Battle tallied 20 points for Syracuse, which improved to 17 3 at the Carrier Dome this season. Tyler Lydon notched his eighth double double of the season with canada goose store 13 points and 10 rebounds.
Battle scored seven points in a 16 4 run that canada goose replica gave Syracuse its largest lead of the game to that point, 69 buy canada goose jacket cheap 47. canada goose deals The Spartans sliced the Orange advantage to 76 63, but Taurean Thompson layup and White 3 pointer boosted Syracuse lead to 81 63 canada goose coats with about 5 1/2 minutes remaining.
UNC Greensboro battled back again to pull within 81 74, but the Orange sank 9 of 10 free throws in the closing minutes to seal the win.
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