Boeheim, Girard lead Syracuse to 83-57 rout of Miami


Miami guard Earl Timberlake, left, Syracuse forward Alan Griffin (0) and Miami center Nysier Brooks (3) scramble for a loose ball during an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 in Syracuse, N.Y. (Dennis Nett/The Post-Standard via AP)

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) – Buddy Boeheim and Joe Girard each scored a season-high 23 points to lead Syracuse to an 83-57 rout of Miami.

It was the Orange’s largest margin of victory in the series since an 81-52 home win on Dec. 12, 1993.

Quincy Guerrier added 18 points and a game-high eight rebounds for Syracuse (8-4, 2-3 Atlantic Coast Conference), which avenged last season’s 69-65 overtime loss at Miami.

Isaiah Wong scored 16 points and Anthony Walker had 13 for Miami (6-7, 2-6).

Miami shot just 22 of 56 (38%) overall that included 21 missed 3-pointers and 17 turnovers. 

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