6:00 PM ET, January 14, 2012
Carrier Dome, Syracuse, New York
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- On a night when the shots weren't falling early, top-ranked Syracuse unveiled one of its potent weapons -- the press. Without star point guard Vince Council, Providence was no match.Dion Waiters had 12 points, seven coming during a decisive first-half run spurred by that press, Scoop Jardine added 10 points and nine assists, and Syracuse beat undermanned Providence 78-55 on Saturday night to remain unbeaten.
Division I Unbeaten Teams
After Saturday's games, three of the 345 Division I teams remain unbeaten.
|Unbeaten Team||Next Game|
|• 1 Syracuse||Mon. vs. Pittsburgh|
|• 4 Baylor||Mon. at 10 Kansas|
|• 14 Murray St.||Wed. at Moreh. St.|
|*Rankings from ESPN/USA Today poll|
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||20-57 (.351)||30-69 (.435)|
|3P Made-Attempted||3-14 (.214)||5-20 (.250)|
|FT Made-Attempted||12-15 (.800)||13-18 (.722)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||18 (0/0)||15 (0/0)|