Orange down Hokies, advance to title game

Kris Joseph scored 20 points, Brandon Triche 58, Wednesday Off.

C.J. Fair added 12 points for the Orange, who moved on to face Stanford in Friday's title game.

Syracuse (5-0) didn't hold a lead until Fair's dunk with almost eight minutes gone in the second half made it 44-42. It was part of an 11-0 run that turned the game around.

Jarell Eddie scored 17 points to lead Virginia Tech (3-1) while Erick Green had 14 and Dorenzo Hudson added 13.

Stanford beat Oklahoma State, 82-67, in Wednesday's other semifinal.