7:00 PM ET, November 20, 2009
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
NEW YORK -- Jim Boeheim has always made a point of telling the media not to get too caught up in runs because basketball, especially on the college level, is a game of runs.
Carolina Blue Over TOs
The Tar Heels' sloppy play caught up with them Friday. After committing 78 turnovers in its first four games, North Carolina committed 18 more against Syracuse.
|vs. No. 24 Syracuse||18||L, 87-71|
|vs. No. 15 Ohio State||19||W, 77-73|
|vs. Valparaiso||14||W, 88-77|
|vs. NC Central||19||W, 89-42|
|vs. Florida Int||26||W, 88-72|
• Using a 20-1 run to start the second half, Syracuse got a 16-point win over North Carolina to win the 2K Sports Coaches vs. Cancer Classic title.
• The Orange have won six of seven and 14 of 18 against ranked nonconference opponents.
• North Carolina snapped a 44-game regular season win streak against nonconference opponents and a 10-game win streak overall dating back to last season.
• Jim Boeheim is 67-44 all-time at Madison Square Garden and is one win shy of tying Eddie Sutton for seventh all-time wins in Division I.
• Wesley Johnson led the way for Syracuse with a career-high 27 points and Arinze Onuaku finished with a season-high 15 points.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||37-68 (.544)||24-63 (.381)|
|3P Made-Attempted||9-21 (.429)||4-16 (.250)|
|FT Made-Attempted||4-10 (.400)||19-26 (.731)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||18 (0/0)||11 (0/0)|
|» Nov 20, 2009||SYR 87, @UNC 71||Recap|
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Atlantic Coast Conference Standings
|TEAM||CONF W-L||TOTAL W-L|
|#19 Georgia Tech||7-9||22-12|
|North Carolina State||5-11||19-15|
|#4 North Carolina||5-11||16-16|
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