9:35 PM ET, December 7, 2010
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
NEW YORK -- Rick Jackson has been a solid rebounder in his three years at Syracuse. He's going at it at a totally different pace his senior season.Jackson matched his season-high with 17 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead Syracuse (No. 7 ESPN/USA Today, No. 8 AP) to a 72-58 victory over Michigan State (No. 8 ESPN/USA Today, No. 7 AP) on Tuesday night in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden.With the 6-foot-9, 240-pound Jackson leading the way, Syracuse dominated inside finishing with a 42-24 advantage on points in the paint and outrebounding the Spartans 38-30. Michigan State led the nation the last two seasons in rebound margin.
• Syracuse beat Michigan State for the fourth straight time and improved to 9-0 for the third straight season.
• Rick Jackson had 17 points and 16 rebounds for the Orange. It was Jackson's seventh double-double this season and seventh game with 10 or more rebounds.
• Kalin Lucas was held to just eight points, but moved into 13th place in career scoring in Michigan State history with 1,545 points.
• Syracuse is now 3-0 against Michigan schools this season.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||21-54 (.389)||24-54 (.444)|
|3P Made-Attempted||7-24 (.292)||2-11 (.182)|
|FT Made-Attempted||9-16 (.563)||22-29 (.759)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||20 (0/0)||11 (0/0)|
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