BINGHAMTON (WBNG) - Syracuse jumped out to a 20-4 lead in the first half against Wake Forest in the first round of the ACC Tournament Tuesday night at the Barclays Center, en route to victory, 73-64. Syracuse advances to the second round Wednesday night to face North Carolina.
Mark Dolezaj scored a career-high 20 points in the victory. Tyus Battle added 18 points, while Paschal Chukwu record 14 points, nine rebounds and three blocks for the Orange.
Final score: Syracuse (20-12) - 73, Wake Forest (11-20) - 64
11th seed Syracuse takes on 6th seed North Carolina Wednesday night at 9 p.m. on ESPN 2/ACC Network.