The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team pulled away in the second half to beat the Monmouth Hawks, 86-71, on Monday night at the JMA Wireless Dome. With the victory, Syracuse extended their win streak to four and improved to 7-4 on the season.
Syracuse led by just two at halftime but outscored Monmouth 44-40 in the second half to secure the victory.
Five players finished in double figures for the Orange. Judah Mintz led the way with a career-high 24 points, five assists, and four steals. Joe Girard hit four three-pointers and finished with 16 points. Jesse Edwards recorded his fifth double-double of the season, netting 12 points and securing 10 rebounds. Benny Williams poured in 13, while Maliq Brown added 11.
GAME RECAP LINKS:
- Syracuse uses 2nd-half run to pull away from Monmouth, wins 86-71 (DailyOrange.com)
- Syracuse men’s basketball: the Orange win fourth-straight, squeak by Monmouth 86-71 amid slow start (NunesMagician.com)
- Observations from SU vs. Monmouth: Selective 3-pointers, Jack Collins’ career day (DailyOrange.com)
- Mintz Career Night Sends ‘Cuse To Victory (Cuse.com)
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