Second-Round Highlights: (3) Syracuse 77 – (14) Western Michigan 53


BUFFALO – Trevor Cooney scored 18 points to lead four double-figure scorers Thursday while leading No. 3-seed Syracuse to a 77-53 NCAA Tournament Second Round win over Western Michigan. Tyler Ennis and Jerami Grant each added 16 points. C.J. Fair pitched in 14 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Orange into a third-round matchup against No. 11-seed Dayton which upset Ohio State earlier in the day.

Syracuse converted 11 first half turnovers into 13 points, racing to a double-digit lead before halftime.

Gary Cohen and Kevin Grevey called the action on WestwoodOne Sports.

(Jerami Grant’s first dunk of the day gives Syracuse a 12-4 lead.)

(Trevor Cooney hits a 3-pointer. When he scores, Syracuse is really good.)

(Grant won’t be denied and dunks again. The Orange lead 21-11.)

(Grant’s posterizing tomahawk dunk stakes ‘Cuse to a 50-28 advantage.)

(Postgame interview with Syracuse’s Trevor Cooney.)

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