Big East Tournament - Syracuse vs Pittsburgh Recap - Syracuse Wins 62-59
Syracuse grabbed a 62-59 win over Pittsburgh on Thursday, behind a 20-point effort from James Southerland at Madison Square Garden.
Syracuse was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2-point spread as an underdog.
Syracuse got 13 points from C.J. Fair and another 12 points from Brandon Triche. Michael Carter-Williams contributed 7 assists, while C.J. Fair cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Pittsburgh got 14 points from Lamar Patterson in a losing cause and another 12 points from Tray Woodall. James Robinson contributed 4 assists for them, while Lamar Patterson had 11 rebounds.
Syracuse hit the break leading 40-27 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Pittsburgh as they grabbed 40 boards, while Syracuse only had 28.