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Boeheim ties Knight with 902 wins


February 20. 2013 12:21AM
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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Michael Carter-Williams scored a career-high 18 points and added 13 assists, and No. 7 Syracuse beat Central Connecticut State 96-62 on Monday to give coach Jim Boeheim his 902nd career win.


Boeheim tied Bob Knight for second all-time in victories among Division I men's coaches. Duke's Mike Krzyzewski leads with 939.


Syracuse (12-1) completed its nonconference schedule with its 32nd straight home win, the longest active streak in the nation. Boeheim's first chance to pass Knight comes in the Orange's Big East opener Wednesday night at home against Rutgers.


CCSU (4-7) lost its fourth straight and was overmatched against the much taller Orange.


Carter-Williams posted his seventh double-double of the season. C.J. Fair finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds, Dajuan Coleman had 13 points and nine rebounds, and Brandon Triche added 13 points.


The Orange finished 10 of 22 from behind the 3-point arc after going 11 of 39 in the previous two games, outrebounded the Blue Devils 57-32 and had a 56-18 advantage in the paint.


Matt Hunter had 18 points to lead Central Connecticut.




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