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Syracuse victorious in ACC opener against Va. Tech

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BINGHAMTON (WBNG) - The Syracuse Orange jumped out to a 13-point lead at halftime of its ACC opener on Sunday against Virginia Tech inside the Carrier Dome and used that advantage to hold off the Hokies, 68-56. Both teams entered the game with 11-2 records. 

Oshae Brissett led the Orange with 19 points and nine rebounds. Tyus Battle and Frank Howard each added 17 points and Matthew Moyer recorded a double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds. 

Final Score: Syracuse - 68 (12-2, 1-0), Virginia Tech - 56

Syracuse is on the road at Wake Forest Wednesday at 7 p.m. 

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