Huge second-half run lifts No. 2 Orange past High Point

Updated: December 20, 2013

Syracuse, NY ( – Trevor Cooney had 17 points, while Tyler
Ennis tallied 10 points, nine assists and five steals as No. 2 Syracuse topped
High Point, 75-54, at the Carrier Dome.

The Orange (11-0) led just 37-34 at the break, but outscored the Panthers
(3-7) 38-20 in the second half to turn the game into a rout.

C.J. Fair added 15 points for Syracuse, which moved to 7-0 at home this

Devante Wallace was the only Panther in double figures with 10 points. His
jumper with 16:44 left gave High Point a 40-39 edge, but Syracuse responded
with an elongated 28-3 run to seize control of the contest.

Cooney nailed a pair of triples while Ennis and Fair also netted six points
during the surge, which was capped on a Rakeem Christmas jumper for a 67-43
Orange advantage with under six minutes to play.

Earlier, Syracuse raced out to a 13-4 start, but the Panthers used a 15-5
swing later on to knot the tilt at 24-24 with 5:40 remaining in the opening

Game Notes

Syracuse shot 53.7 percent (29-of-54) from the floor and 53.8 percent (7-
of-13) from beyond the arc … The Orange had 12 steals.