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Posted Feb 20, 2013

Syracuse defeats Providence inside the Carrier Dome. More inside.

The Syracuse Orange hold down home court once again as they win inside the Carrier Dome.

Syracuse has now risen to 38-straight home victories, the longest active streak in NCAA Division I men's basketball.

They are currently 16-0 at home for the current season.

Orange forwards C.J. Fair and James Southerland led all scorers with 20 points apiece.

Sophomore guard Michael Carter-Williams came in averaging eight assists per game. He achieved that mark in the first half alone, finishing with 12.

Providence's only lead of the game came early on, 8-7.

Syracuse's Noel Jones made the first points of his collegiate career the final points of the game, with the Orange winning 84-59.

The Orange improve to 22-4 overall and 10-3 in the Big East Conference. They are tied once again for the top spot in the conference.

Providence falls to 14-12 overall and are now 6-8 in the Big East.

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