Published November 18, 2012
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Brandon Triche had 21 points and seven rebounds, James Southerland added 15 points and three blocks, and No. 8 Syracuse beat Wagner 88-57 Sunday.
Syracuse has won 23 straight home games and 34 in a row in the Carrier Dome against nonconference foes. The Orange (2-0) opened their season on the road a week ago with a 62-49 win over then-No. 20 San Diego State on the flight deck of the former aircraft carrier USS Midway.
Baye Moussa Keita had a career-high 15 points on 6-of-6 shooting, all in the second half. Michael Carter-Williams had a career-high 11 assists, and Trevor Cooney had eight points and five steals for Syracuse.
Jonathon Williams led Wagner with 14 points and nine rebounds and Kenneth Ortiz had 11 points.