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Son of former Syracuse hoops star Billy Owens joins Orange

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Chaz Owens, the son of former Syracuse All-American Billy Owens, has joined the Orange, men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim announced Wednesday.

Chaz Owens spent the past year at Scotland Campus, a prep school in south-central Pennsylvania, in a postgraduate program after playing high school ball for four seasons in the state. As a senior at The Shipley School in the Philadelphia suburbs, the 6-foot-5 Owens averaged 11.4 points and 8.2 rebounds.

Billy Owens was a two-time All-American at Syracuse and Big East Conference player of the year in 1990-91. He finished with 1,840 career points and 910 rebounds in three seasons to rank 12th in scoring and ninth in rebounding in school history. He was selected by the Sacramento Kings as the third overall pick in the 1991 draft and spent 10 seasons in the NBA with six different teams.

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Leaders
Points: E. Hughes19.0
Rebounds: B. Sidibe7.6
Assists: J. Girard III3.5
FG%: E. Hughes42.6%
FT%: J. Girard III89.4%
3P%: B. Boeheim37.0%
Steals: J. Girard III1.5
Blocks: B. Sidibe1.4
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas28-3
2 Gonzaga31-2
3 Dayton29-2
4 Florida State26-5
5 Baylor26-4
6 San Diego State30-2
7 Creighton24-7
8 Kentucky25-6
9 Michigan State22-9
10 Villanova24-7
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas28-3
2 Gonzaga31-2
3 Dayton29-2
4 Baylor26-4
5 Florida State26-5
6 San Diego State30-2
7 Kentucky25-6
8 Duke25-6
9 Creighton24-7
9 Villanova24-7
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Atlantic Coast Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
4 Florida State 16-4 26-5
11 Duke 15-5 25-6
14 Louisville 15-5 24-7
16 Virginia 15-5 23-7
Georgia Tech 11-9 17-14
Notre Dame 10-10 20-12
North Carolina State 10-10 20-12
Syracuse 10-10 18-14
Clemson 9-11 16-15
Virginia Tech 7-13 16-16
Miami (FL) 7-13 15-16
Boston College 7-13 13-19
Pittsburgh 6-14 16-17
North Carolina 6-14 14-19
Wake Forest 6-14 13-18
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 74.3 (98)
Rebounds: 10.5 (137)
Assists: 14.0 (100)
FG%: 43.6% (183)
FT%: 74.0% (83)
3P%: 33.0% (203)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 69.3 (176)
Rebounds: 25.3 (196)
Assists: 17.2 (348)
FG%: 40.6% (58)
FT%: 73.0% (293)
3P%: 32.2% (128)