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Final

Cincinnati 56

(11-15, 2-12 Big East)

(22) Syracuse 66

(20-6, 8-5 Big East)

    1:00 PM ET, February 23, 2008

    1 2 T
    CIN 34 2256
    #22SYR 32 3466

    Top Performers

    Cincinnati: K. Roudebush 17 Pts, 1 Reb, 2 Ast

    Syracuse: C. Jones 18 Pts, 11 Reb, 3 Stl

    Jones, Morrow lead Syracuse women over Cincinnati

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Chandrea Jones had 18 points and 11 rebounds to help Syracuse (No. 24 ESPN/USA Today, No. 22 AP) beat Cincinnati 66-56 on Saturday.

    Erica Morrow added 16 points, eight rebounds and six assists for Syracuse (20-6, 8-5 Big East). Fantasia Goodwin scored 13 and Nicole Michael had 11.

    Cincinnati (11-15, 2-12) opened the game with a 15-3 run and led 34-32 at halftime. Syracuse started the second half with a 15-4 run of its own to take a 47-38 lead.

    Cincinnati needed nearly 7 minutes to score its first field goal in the second half, a layup by Carla Jacobs.

    Kahla Roudebush had 17 points for the Bearcats, who have lost three straight and 11 of their last 12 games. Jacobs and Tenishia Benson scored 11 apiece, and Jill Stephens had 10 points and 14 rebounds.

    Jacobs made two free throws with 7:41 left to cut it to 51-49, but Morrow hit a 3-pointer to spark a 12-2 run for Syracuse. Goodwin's jumper with 2:26 to go made it 63-51.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CIN
    SYR
    Points 56 66
    FG Made-Attempted 20-56 (.357) 26-62 (.419)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-20 (.300) 6-15 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-13 (.769) 8-13 (.615)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 13

    Game Leaders

     
    CIN
    SYR
    PointsK. Roudebush 17C. Jones 18
    ReboundsJ. Stephens 14C. Jones 11
    AssistsC. Jacobs 4E. Morrow 6
    StealsT. Benson 3E. Morrow 3

    2007-08 Season

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