Syracuse, N.Y. • Trevor Cooney hit five 3-pointers and scored 17 points, C.J. Fair added 15 points, and No. 2 Syracuse beat High Point 75-54 on Friday night.
Syracuse (11-0) remained unbeaten, but it wasn't easy. High Point (3-7) trailed by just three points at halftime and led early in the second period before Syracuse responded with a 28-3 run to put the game away.
The Orange are the highest-ranked team High Point has ever played. The Panthers lost to third-ranked North Carolina 94-69 in December 2006 and are 2-26 against the Atlantic Coast Conference, the two wins coming more than 50 years ago.