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Final

Pittsburgh 39

(9-15, 0-11 Big East)

(23) Syracuse 80

(21-3, 9-2 Big East)

    Coverage: FULLCT/ESPN3

    2:00 PM ET, February 16, 2013

    Carrier Dome, Syracuse, New York

    1 2 T
    PITT 18 2139
    #23SYR 38 4280

    Top Performers

    Pittsburgh: M. Davis 12 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast

    Syracuse: K. Alexander 19 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl, 7 Blk

    No. 23 Syracuse rolls to rout of turnover-prone Pittsburgh

    Associated Press

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Kayla Alexander scored 19 points and No. 23 Syracuse exploited 23 Pittsburgh turnovers to defeat the Panthers 80-39 Saturday for its fifth straight win.

    The Orange (21-3, 9-2 Big East) scored 18 points following turnovers to four by the Panthers (9-15, 0-11) off nine Syracuse miscues. Syracuse, which ranked third nationally with 13.6 steals per game, had 14 Saturday.

    Pittsburgh lost its 31st consecutive Big East regular-season game and suffered its second straight defeat by more than 30 points. The Panthers lost 78-45 at Louisville last Saturday.

    Syracuse scored the first seven points and never trailed. It led 34-10 with 5:27 until halftime after a 12-0 run.

    La'Shay Taft added 11 points and Brittney Sykes and Carmen Tyson-Thomas added 10 each for the Orange, who are 11-0 at home.

    Marquel Davis scored 12 points for Pittsburgh, which will move with Syracuse to the Atlantic Coast Conference next season.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    PITT
    SYR
    Points 39 80
    FG Made-Attempted 16-61 (.262) 31-66 (.470)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-14 (.071) 7-20 (.350)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-12 (.500) 11-17 (.647)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 43

    Game Leaders

     
    PITT
    SYR
    PointsM. Davis 12K. Alexander 19
    ReboundsB. Kiesel 7K. Alexander 8
    AssistsA. Anderson 3R. Coffey 6
    StealsK. Pettepier 1E. Hall 4
    BlocksL. Briggs 1K. Alexander 7

    2012-13 Season

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