The Final Word: Beat writers discuss Syracuse’s ACC Tournament win over Pittsburgh

first_imgComing off back-to-back losses to Virginia and Clemson, Syracuse (20-12, 10-8 Atlantic Coast) entered Wednesday’s matchup with Pittsburgh without its best offensive player, Tyus Battle. But behind 20 points and six 3-pointers from Buddy Boeheim, an all-around defensive performance from Paschal Chukwu and 18 points from senior point guard Frank Howard, the Orange advanced to the ACC tournament quarterfinals.More coverage:Tyus Battle ‘realistically 2 or 3 days away’ from returnCareer night for Buddy Boeheim, more takeaways from Syracuse’s ACC tournament win over PittsburghBuddy Boeheim shines with career-night in ACC tournament win over PittsburghWithout Tyus Battle, Syracuse tops Pittsburgh, 73-59, in ACC Tournament 2nd-round matchupSyracuse’s next opponent: What to know about DukeGallery: Syracuse advances to ACC tournament quarterfinals after win over Pittsburgh Published on March 14, 2019 at 1:57 am AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Comments Facebook Twitter Google+ See what our beat writers had to say after Syracuse’s 73-59 win over Pittsburgh.last_img

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