Found February 04, 2012 on MSNBC:
PLAYERS: Fab MeloJim Boeheim
TEAMS: Syracuse Orange
Fab Melo scored a career-high 14 points in his return after a three-game absence and Jim Boeheim tied Dean Smith for third place on the victory list with win No. 879 as No. 2 Syracuse dominated St. John's 95-70 on Saturday.
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