Syracuse, N.Y. — When the Syracuse women’s basketball team plays in the Carrier Dome, it usually doesn’t bode well for the opposing team.
That was the case on Thursday as the Orange won its seventh-consecutive game at home to beat Wake Forest, 85-78.
The Orange (10-4, 7-4 ACC) is still undefeated playing at the dome, powered by efficient performances from Digna Strautmane and Kamilla Cardoso.
Strautmane tallied a season-high 17 points, along with eight rebounds, four blocks and two steals. It was her most impressive output of the season, on both ends of the floor.
Cardoso used her inside presence to score 16 points and grab 13 rebounds, to go along with six blocks. Kiara Lewis added 16 points and six rebounds.
Wake Forest (8-8, 5-7) was led by Gina Conti, who finished with a game-high 25 points and five assists. Deacons forward Ivana Raca produced a double-double of 16