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Defense leads #3 Virginia past Syracuse

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BINGHAMTON (WBNG) - The Syracuse Orange fell at #3 Virginia on Tuesday night, 68-61. Syracuse has now lost three straight ACC games. The Cavaliers held Syracuse to under 40-percent from the field and under 30-percent from three in the game. Frank Howard led the Orange with 18 points in the game, but turned the ball over seven times. Oshae Brissett added 16 points and eight rebounds. Paschal Chukwu recorded 16 rebounds in the loss. 

Syracuse (12-5, 1-3) heads to Florida State on Saturday. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. 

Final Score: #3 Virginia - 68, Syracuse - 61

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