Rutgers 53
Syracuse 78
Date of game: 1/2/2013

Recap: Syracuse vs. Rutgers

Syracuse, NY (Sports Network) - Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim picked up his 903rd career victory on Wednesday to move past Bob Knight for sole possession of second place on the all-time Division I wins list.

Brandon Triche led the way on the historic night at the Carrier Dome, making five 3-pointers en route to 25 points to help the seventh-ranked Orange beat the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, 78-53, in the Big East opener for both programs.

Michael Carter-Williams added a double-double with 12 points and 10 assists for Syracuse (13-1, 1-0 Big East), which has won three in a row since a loss to Temple on Dec. 22. C.J. Fair tallied 15 points.

Syracuse extended the nation's longest home winning streak to 33 games.

Eli Carter made five 3-pointers en route to 19 points for the Scarlet Knights (9-3, 0-1), who had a five-game winning streak snapped.

Rutgers coach Mike Rice returned on Wednesday following a three-game suspension.

The Scarlet Knights kept it close early and actually held a 20-18 lead with over eight minutes left in the first half.

However, Syracuse took full control with a 21-0 run to end the frame. James Southerland and Fair tallied seven and six points, respectively, during the surge. Southerland capped the burst with a layup to make it a 39-20 contest at the break.

The Orange cruised to victory in the second half after Carter-Williams started the period with a 3-pointer.

Game Notes

Syracuse holds a 39-9 advantage in the all-time series with Rutgers. The Orange have won 13 straight meetings and 23 of the 24 all-time meetings at home ... Rutgers fell to 2-16 all-time in Big East openers ... Syracuse shot 45.9 percent from the floor and went 9-of-22 from beyond the arc.

Which Heisman winner reaches the championship game?

Back in 1964, Navy's Roger Staubach and Notre Dame's John Huarte quarterbacked their teams against one another with the Fighting Irish shutting out the Midshipmen, 40-0.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.