College basketball roundup: Syracuse tops Florida State | The Berkshire Eagle – Massachusetts News

College basketball roundup: Syracuse tops Florida State | The Berkshire Eagle – Massachusetts News

By The Associated Press

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Andrew White scored 24 points, John Gillon had 21 points and matched his career high with 11 assists, and Syracuse beat No. 6 Florida State 82-72 on Saturday.

Syracuse (13-9, 5-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) won its second straight close game and gained its first victory over a ranked team.

Tyler Lydon had 14 points, 11 rebounds and a career-high six blocks for the Orange, who led 44-26 at halftime. Tyler Roberson added 10 points and seven boards.

Dwayne Bacon and Jonathan Isaac each had 19 points for Florida State (18-4, 6-3), and Xavier Rathan-Mayes finished with 16. Isaac also grabbed 12 rebounds and blocked two shots.

MIAMI 77, No. 9 NORTH CAROLINA 62

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Freshman Bruce Brown scored a career-high 30 points, and Miami snapped North Carolina’s seven-game win streak.

The Hurricanes (14-6, 4-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) had success with a swarming zone defense. The Tar Heels’ point total was a season low and 27 below their average, and they shot only 35 percent.

Miami also had a 41-36 edge in rebounding against the Tar Heels (19-4, 7-2), who lead the nation in that category.

Ja’Quan Newton added 18 points and seven rebounds for the Hurricanes, whose biggest lead was 55-33.

Justin Jackson led North Carolina with 21 points. Joel Berry II went 0 for 8 and scored two points, 13 below his average.

GEORGIA TECH 62, No. 14 NOTRE DAME 60

ATLANTA — Josh Okogie made a fast-break layup as time expired, Tadric Jackson had a career-high 25 points and Georgia Tech earned another surprising victory over a ranked opponent.

The inexperienced Yellow Jackets (13-8, 5-4…

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