Fair helps Syracuse rout Ryerson in exhibition - NBC Sports

Fair helps Syracuse rout Ryerson in exhibition
Ryerson's Kadeem Green, right, dunks against Syracuse's Jerami Grant during the first half of a men's NCAA college exhibition basketball game in Syracuse, N.Y., Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Kevin Rivoli)
November 5, 2013, 9:44 pm

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) C.J. Fair scored 15 of his 18 points in the first half, and No. 8 Syracuse routed Ryerson 81-46 in an exhibition game on Tuesday night.

DaJuan Coleman had 11 points for the Orange, and Rakeem Christmas added 10 points and eight rebounds. Freshman guard Tyler Ennis finished with seven points, five assists and four steals.

Syracuse hosts Cornell in its regular-season opener on Friday.

Aaron Best and Adika Peter-McNeilly each had 11 points for the Rams, one of the top teams in Canada.

Syracuse led 39-23 at halftime. Ryerson made two of its first 11 shots from the field and had 14 turnovers in the first half.

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