SYRACUSE, N.Y.(AP) -- Scoop Jardine scored a career-high 27 points, Rick Jackson had 10 points and a career-best 22 rebounds, and No. 10 Syracuse rallied past Detroit 66-55 in the Legends Classic on Tuesday night.
Syracuse (3-0) trailed for much of the first half and finally broke open the game with two big runs in the second to foil the upset bid by Detroit (0-2).
Eli Holman had 17 points and 10 rebounds, Jason Calliste had 16 points and Chase Simon 11 for Detroit.
Jardine, who had eight assists and five steals, scored 12 points in the first six minutes of the second half to lead Syracuse on a 17-4 run that erased a 28-25 halftime deficit. He hit two 3-pointers to give him a career-high four in the game, converted a layup and then passed to Jackson underneath for a reverse layup that put Syracuse up 42-32 at 13:38.