7:00 PM ET, November 24, 2009
Carrier Dome, Syracuse, New York
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Jim Boeheim breathed a big sigh of relief. After two big victories last week at Madison Square Garden had vaulted Syracuse into the national rankings, he was happy his Orange had no letdown against Cornell.Freshman guard Brandon Triche scored a season-high 21 points, Andy Rautins added 18 and Syracuse (No. 9 ESPN/USA Today, No. 10 AP) beat the two-time defending Ivy League champion Big Red 88-73 on Tuesday night."This was a tough game to come back from New York and play this team," Boeheim said after his 804th career victory tied him with Eddie Sutton for seventh all-time in Division I. "They're going to be in the NCAA tournament."
• The Orange won their 32nd straight game over Cornell.
• Jim Boeheim won his 804th career game, tying Eddie Sutton for seventh on the all-time Division I list.
• Cornell dropped to 0-13 vs. top 25 teams since the 1996-97 season.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||26-63 (.413)||28-55 (.509)|
|3P Made-Attempted||13-37 (.351)||9-18 (.500)|
|FT Made-Attempted||8-12 (.667)||23-28 (.821)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||22 (0/0)||15 (0/0)|
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