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No. 2 Syracuse beats Connecticut in Big East tournament

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Dion Waiters of the Syracuse Orange reacts after a dunk against the Connecticut Huskies as Rakeem Christmas looks on during the quarterfinals of the Big East Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 8, 2012 in New York City.

 

AP reports: Dion Waiters had 18 points and James Southerland scored all 10 of his points over the final 8 minutes to lead No. 2 Syracuse to a 58-55 victory Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament.

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