Syracuse Wins Shootout With No. 17 Florida, 89-83
Nov. 24, 2008
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -Paul Harris had 18 points and 11 rebounds, Jonny Flynn scored 18 points and Syracuse beat No. 17 Florida 89-83 Monday night in the semifinals of the CBE Classic.
Syracuse (4-0) opened the season with easy wins over Le Moyne, Richmond and Oakland, shooting over 50 percent while scoring over 82 points a game. The Orange had similar success against a much formidable opponent, picking apart Florida's zone with dribble drives and spot-up shooting from the perimeter.
Syracuse shot 51 percent from the field, out-rebounded Florida 40-30 and had 19 assists on 31 field goals.