Waiters handed off a pair of assists and Kris Joseph added 11 points and eight rebounds for the Orange (9-0).
Scoop Jardine helped Syracuse get off to a 9-0 start for a fourth straight season with 10 points, seven boards, four assists and three steals.
The Thundering Herd (5-2) lost their second consecutive game, due in part to 19 turnovers, which negated 17 points and 14 rebounds from Dennis Tinnon.
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