Syracuse rolls past Pittsburgh

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SYRACUSE, NY – DECEMBER 29: Head coach Jim Boeheim of the Syracuse Orange reacts to game action during the first half against the St. Bonaventure Bonnies at the Carrier Dome on December 29, 2018 in Syracuse, New York. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) – –  For the third straight time Syracuse defeated Pittsburgh, knocking off the Panthers at the Carrier Dome on Saturday 74-63.

Coming off a 32-point game at Duke, Tyus Battle poured in a game-high 22 points helping the Orange to a double-digit win.

Buddy Boeheim came off the bench, chipping in a career-high 13 points on four threes.

SU shot 12-26 (46%) from behind the arc, and 25-54 (46%) for the game.

Syracuse scored 26 points off 17 Pittsburgh turnovers.

SU improves to 13-5 overall (4-1 in the ACC).  It’s the best start in conference play for Syracuse since 2015.

Syracuse returns to action on Thursday when they take on Miami at the Carrier Dome.

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