No. 15 Syracuse rips Niagara 94-45 behind Drummond’s 19

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Miranda Drummond scored 19 points and freshman Emily Engstler added a season-high 16, leading No. 15 Syracuse to a 94-45 romp over Niagara on Monday.

Syracuse (9-2) led for all but 10 seconds and had five players scoring in double digits. Tiana Mangakahia finished with eight points and 15 assists while Digna Strautmane had 12 points. Engstler also added nine rebounds, four assists, four steals and four blocks.

Niagara (3-7) shot just 26 percent and committed 35 turnovers. Jai Moore and Adila Gathers led the Purple Eagles with eight points each.

The Orange had a program-record 31 assists and hit 15 3-pointers, led by Drummond with five.

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The game started at 11 a.m. as part of a school-day promotion and attracted a crowd of 6,093, third highest in program history.

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