Wednesday , Nov , 09 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

NCAA Tournament Game Capsules

Final Score: (16) Syracuse 68, Bethune-Cookman 37

Syracuse, NY (Sports Network) – Terrence Roberts scored 15 points as No. 16
Syracuse throttled Bethune-Cookman, 68-37, in the opening round of the 2K
Sports College Hoops Classic at the Carrier Dome. Demetris Nichols added 11
points and Josh Wright scored 10 for the Orange, who won on the first night of
games in the Division I season. Syracuse (1-0), the event’s defending
champion, will host Cornell in the next round on Wednesday. Cornell beat St.
Francis (PA), 75-54. The Orange cruised despite senior guard Gerry McNamara
being held to five points in 32 minutes. Antonio Webb had 15 points and Mike
Williams scored 11 for the Wildcats (0-1), who shot just 27 percent from the
field, compared to 48 percent for Syracuse.