7:00 PM ET, February 14, 2011
Carrier Dome, Syracuse, New York
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Scoop Jardine figured Syracuse's season was on the line after three straight home losses. It isn't anymore.Brandon Triche had 20 points, Kris Joseph added 16, and the Orange (No. 20 ESPN/USA Today, No. 17 AP) rallied late to beat West Virginia 63-52 on Monday night.After consecutive losses to Georgetown at home and Louisville on the road, Syracuse (21-6, 8-6 Big East) steadied things with four games left in the regular season.
• The Orange have won 12 of their last 13 meetings with the Mountaineers.
• Jim Boeheim became the fifth Division I coach to record 850 career victories, joining Bob Knight, Mike Krzyzewski, Dean Smith and Adolph Rupp.
• Brandon Triche scored 20 points, his second straight 20-point game.
• West Virginia has lost three straight and 8 of its last 10 road games vs. ranked opponents.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||17-47 (.362)||23-50 (.460)|
|3P Made-Attempted||11-22 (.500)||4-13 (.308)|
|FT Made-Attempted||7-12 (.583)||13-19 (.684)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||15 (0/0)||14 (0/0)|
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