Tiana Mangakahia finished with 21 points, 11 assists and 8 rebounds.
Elijah Hughes scored a career-high 25 points in the. loss.
Howard’s suspension was announced Wednesday evening.
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The Orange won 16-of-22 draw controls against the Crimson.
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Syracuse is competing for a national title for the seventh straight year.
Syracuse’s Tyus Battle will return to the court for the first time after sustaining a lower back injury in the March 9 game against Clemson.
Syracuse closed the game on an 8-1 run