Syracuse Beats Wake Forest, Duke Up Next
The No. 2 ranked Orange improved to 20-0 tonight with a 67-57 win, handing Wake Forest their first home loss of the season. Syracuse was led tonight by Tyler Ennis, scoring a team high 18 points. Trevor Cooney was held scoreless in the first half, but ended the game with 8 points in 28 minutes. Cooney's playing time was limited due to foul trouble in the first half.
C.J. Fair finished the game with 16 points and 8 boards, while Jerami Grant had a double-double: 10 points, 12 boards. Baye Keita finished with 6 points, 8 boards, and 5 blocks. Junior center Rakeem Christmas scored SU's first 4 points of the game. He ended with 6 points, 7 boards, and 3 blocks.
Next up on the schedule for Syracuse is, none other than, Duke. The Orange will host the Blue Devils on Saturday, February 1st at the Carrier Dome. Tip off is set for 6:30pm ET, and College Gameday will be live at the Carrier Dome. Attendance is expected to reach 36,000, breaking yet another attendance record at the Dome.
For a full recap of tonights game, check out Brent Axe's Rapid Recap below.