7:30 PM ET, January 10, 2009
Louis Brown Athletic Center, Piscataway, New Jersey
Harris scores 26, Flynn narrowly misses double-double in Syracuse's win
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Jim Boeheim didn't become the eighth-winningest Division I coach of all-time without dispensing some great advice to his team.On Saturday night, it was simple and aimed at one player and it helped Syracuse (No. 9 ESPN/USA Today, No. 11 AP) take control on the way its seventh straight victory, 82-66 over Rutgers."At halftime Coach told me to take over the game and I did," sophomore point guard Jonny Flynn said.
• Syracuse outscored Rutgers 43-28 in the second half.
• This is the Orange's first 4-0 start in Big East play since starting 7-0 in the 2004-05 season.
• Rutgers lost its fifth straight game, all against ranked teams.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||33-54 (.611)||23-58 (.397)|
|3P Made-Attempted||2-6 (.333)||5-24 (.208)|
|FT Made-Attempted||14-22 (.636)||15-23 (.652)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||20 (0/0)||18 (0/0)|