SU Basketball Beats Mich. St. 72-58


The Syracuse University men’s basketball team is still perfect after taking down No. 8 Michigan State 72-58 Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.
The game, part of the Jimmy V Classic to raise money for cancer research, was heard live on WEBO.
No. 7 Syracuse led most of the way, but the Orange watched as the Spartans clawed back to within two points with 9 minutes remaining. SU responded by going on an 8-1 run and holding Michigan State to only five points over the next six minutes.
Senior Rick Jackson had 17 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Orange while Scoop Jardine led all scorers with 19 points.
Syracuse is 9-0 as they return home for a game against Colgate at 7pm Saturday.

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