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Syracuse's C. J. Fair, right, grabs a loose ball from Princeton's Denton Koon during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, in Syracuse, N.Y. (AP Photo/Kevin Rivoli)

No. 6 Syracuse beats Princeton 73-53

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — James Southerland scored a career-high 22 points and nabbed five steals, Michael Carter-Williams added 10 points and nine assists, and No. 6 Syracuse beat Princeton 73-53 on Wednesday night.

Syracuse (3-0) won its 24th straight game in the Carrier Dome and boosted its record to 31-0 against the Ivy League in the Dome. The Orange also has won 35 in a row at home against nonconference foes and six in a row in the series with Princeton (1-3), which lost its third straight.

C.J. Fair had 12 points and Brandon Triche and Rakeem Christmas each had 10 as Christmas matched his career high.

Clay Wilson led Princeton with 15 points, Brandon Connolly had 11, and Ian Hummer had 10.

Syracuse had 19 steals, three off the school record, as the Orange forced the Tigers into 24 turnovers.

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