CORAL GABLES, Florida (Ticker) -- Syracuse gave Miami a beating to remember in its final Big East Conference trip here.
Hakim Warrick and Gerry McNamara combined for 50 points as the 25th-ranked Orangemen used a huge run to close the first half and bury the Hurricanes, 91-74.
Syracuse (16-5 overall, 6-4 Big East) snapped a three-game road losing streak despite playing once again without second-leading scorer Billy Edelin, who was out for the fourth time in five games due to personal reasons.
The Orangemen's 54 points in the first half were a season high for one half. They shot a blistering 72 percent on their way to a 54-33 halftime lead, closing the half with a 36-13 tear.
The Orangemen have won the last five road meetings with the Hurricanes, improving to 14-5 against them. Miami (13-12, 3-8) is headed for the Atlantic Coast Conference next season.
Warrick scored 21 of his 27 points in the decisive first half, on his way to a perfect 11-of-11 shooting effort. McNamara was 5-of-7 from the arc and finished with 23 points. Syracuse shot a season-high 64 percent (38-of-59).
William Frisby had a career-high 16 points for Miami, which has dropped seven straight games, their longest losing streak in 10 years. The Hurricanes are in danger of not qualifying for the Big East tournament.
Darius Rice scored his 1,000th Big East conference point and moved into 3rd-place on the all-time Miami scoring list in the first-half. Rice, who left the game in the second half with a knee injury, finished with 14 points.
Syracuse has won two straight after losing four of five.