March Madness - California Falls 66-60 to Syracuse - Recap
Syracuse got 18 points from C.J. Fair en route to a 66-60 victory over California on Saturday at HP Pavilion.
Syracuse earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 7.5-point spread.
Syracuse got 14 points from James Southerland and another 12 points from Michael Carter-Williams. Michael Carter-Williams contributed 3 assists, while James Southerland cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
California got 22 points from Richard Solomon in a losing cause and another 12 points from Tyrone Wallace. Justin Cobbs contributed 4 assists for them, while Richard Solomon had 14 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Syracuse were victorious, as the score was 32-24 at the break.
Syracuse won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-34.