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Boston College Falls 84-71 to Syracuse - Recap

Boston College was burned for 28 points by Elijah Hughes on Tuesday as Syracuse picked up a 84-71 win at Silvio O. Conte Forum.

Syracuse was the ATS victor, as they covered the -5.5-point spread as a favorite.

Syracuse got 21 points from Buddy Boeheim and another 9 points from Bourama Sidibe. Marek Dolezaj contributed 4 assists, while Bourama Sidibe cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

Boston College got a 18-point performance from Derryck Thornton, who was supported by 17 points from Jay Heath. Steffon Mitchell had 10 assists in a losing cause for Boston College, while Steffon Mitchell grabbed 11 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Syracuse were victorious, as the score was 35-28 at the break.

Syracuse won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-32.

Syracuse heads into a battle against Miami. Boston College, meanwhile, will have their next action against Florida State.