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(24) Syracuse 72

(19-3, 7-2 Big East)

Cincinnati 48

(8-14, 0-9 Big East)

    7:00 PM ET, February 5, 2013

    Fifth Third Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio

    1 2 T
    #24SYR 31 4172
    CIN 27 2148

    Top Performers

    Syracuse: E. Hall 23 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Cincinnati: D. Hollins 13 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast

    Kayla Alexander, Elashier Hall combine for 46 as Orange roll

    Associated Press

    CINCINNATI -- Kayla Alexander and Elashier Hall tallied 23 points apiece as No. 24 Syracuse defeated Cincinnati 72-48 Tuesday night in Big East play for its third straight win.

    Alexander went 8 of 12 from the field and added five blocks. Hall made 7 of 13 shots and scored eight straight points to give the Orange (19-3, 7-2) its biggest lead of the game, 69-46, with 2:42 left to play.

    Cincinnati (8-11, 0-6) opened the second half with a 3-pointer to trim the deficit to 31-30 but Syracuse used a 10-0 run to pull away.

    The Orange, who have won their last three games by a combined 71 points, shot 49 percent (25 of 51) while holding Cincinnati to 31.5 percent (17 of 54).

    Cincinnati held a 33-32 rebounding edge but committed 21 turnovers. Syracuse turned those mistakes into 24 points.

    Dayeesha Hollins led the Bearcats with 13 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SYR
    CIN
    Points 72 48
    FG Made-Attempted 25-51 (.490) 17-54 (.315)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 5-17 (.294)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-27 (.630) 9-12 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 25 2

    Game Leaders

     
    SYR
    CIN
    PointsE. Hall 23D. Hollins 13
    ReboundsK. Alexander 9A. Lovett 4
    AssistsC. Fondren 5A. Durley 4
    StealsC. Fondren 3A. Durley 1

    2012-13 Season

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