Boxscore
Syracuse 62, San Diego St. 49
Sunday, November 11, 2012 4:00 PM
Location - USS Midway, San Diego, California
Officials - Dick Cartmell, Mike Eades, Shawn Nestor
Attendance - 5119

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Syracuse 33 29 62
San Diego St. 19 30 49

Recap


No. 9 Syracuse 62, No. 20 San Diego State 49: C.J. Fair and Michael Carter-Williams each recorded 17 points and the Orange defense came up big to win the Battle on the Midway in San Diego.

Fair led the way with 10 rebounds and Brandon Triche added 15 points and four assists for Syracuse (1-0) in the game played on the deck of the USS Midway. The Orange held San Diego State (0-1) to 17-of-63 from the field (27 percent), including 1-of-18 from 3-point range.

Jamaal Franklin scored 11 points to lead the Aztecs on just 3-of-12 from the field. San Diego State shot just 42.4 percent from the free-throw line, making just 14 of 33.

Fair scored 11 points and Carter-Williams had nine, including a three-point play in the final seconds, as Syracuse took a 33-19 halftime lead. The Orange held San Diego State to 7-of-29 from the field and forced 12 turnovers in the first 20 minutes.

San Diego State, starting with its highest preseason ranking ever, pulled within 11 points late in the second half but could not get closer.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The game was moved from Friday due to uncertain weather conditions. … Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim improved to 33-4 in season openers, including eight straight. … Syracuse shot 45 percent from the field, taking just four 3-pointers and making one. … The Orange blocked 10 shots.
 

Syracuse Orange

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Brandon Triche 39:00 6-11 0-0 3-6 2 1 3 4 2 3 5 0 15
C.J. Fair 37:00 7-15 1-2 2-2 2 8 10 1 2 2 2 0 17
Michael Carter-Williams 32:00 7-15 0-1 3-3 0 4 4 4 5 5 4 1 17
Rakeem Christmas 25:00 1-3 0-0 1-2 1 5 6 0 2 0 1 5 3
DaJuan Coleman 9:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 2 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 2
Baye Moussa Keita 23:00 1-2 0-0 0-2 1 7 8 0 4 1 1 1 2
James Southerland 25:00 2-6 0-1 2-4 0 6 6 0 4 0 3 2 6
Jerami Grant 6:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Trevor Cooney 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0
TOTAL 200 25-56 1-4 11-19 8 32 40 9 23 12 18 10 62
  44.6% 25.0% 57.9% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 18

San Diego St. Aztecs

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jamaal Franklin 31:00 3-12 0-6 5-12 2 6 8 1 4 3 7 1 11
Chase Tapley 33:00 3-13 0-4 2-3 1 7 8 3 2 3 1 0 8
Xavier Thames 32:00 1-11 0-4 1-2 3 0 3 3 3 5 0 0 3
J.J. O'Brien 31:00 4-9 0-0 1-6 5 2 7 2 1 2 2 0 9
DeShawn Stephens 28:00 1-2 0-0 3-4 1 5 6 0 1 1 1 0 5
Winston Shepard 21:00 1-6 0-0 2-6 4 3 7 0 3 0 4 1 4
Dwayne Polee II 5:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0
James Rahon 16:00 4-8 1-4 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
Skylar Spencer 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 17-63 1-18 14-33 18 23 41 9 15 14 16 2 49
  27.0% 5.6% 42.4% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 16
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