Late Surge Lifts Syracuse over Nova

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Late Surge Lifts Syracuse over Nova
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Four days earlier, freshmen Trevor Cooney, Dajuan Coleman and Jerami Grant logged a combined seven minutes and failed to score in Syracuse's win at Providence. That is ancient history now. Cooney punctuated a late surge with a pair of 3-pointers in less than a minute, Grant scored 13 points in 29 minutes — both season highs — and the burly, 6-foot-9, 288-pound Coleman contributed six points and a steal as the No. 7 Orange held off Villanova 72-61 on Saturday.

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