C.J. FAIR had 16 points and a career-high 13 rebounds, Michael Carter-Williams added 15 points and 10 assists, and No. 4 Syracuse beat visiting Long Beach State, 84-53, on Thursday night.

Syracuse (7-0) upped its home winning streak to 27 games, tops in the nation, and has won 49 consecutive regular-season nonconference games. Long Beach State (3-5) had a two-game winning streak snapped.

It was the third double-double of the season for Carter-Williams, the Orange's 6-6 point guard, who boosted his assist total for the season to 67.

Dan Jennings had a career-high 20 points for the 49ers.

In other games * 

At Cincinnati, Sean Kilpatrick scored 10 of his 18 points in the second half, and the No. 11 Bearcats (8-0) set a school record with 23 steals en route to an 87-53 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock (7-4).

* At Nebraska, Doug McDermott scored 27 points, Gregory Echenique had 12 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 16 Creighton (8-1) pulled away in the second half for a 64-42 victory over the Cornhuskers (6-2).

Noteworthy * 

Hospital officials say a Utah State player who collapsed at practice has been moved out of the intensive care unit and upgraded to fair condition.

Jason Carlton, a spokesman for Intermountain Medical Center, said Danny Berger remains at the Salt Lake City-area hospital. The 22-year-old Berger collapsed on the court during a practice Tuesday.

Longtime Utah State assistant athletic trainer Mike Williams is credited with saving Berger's life after Berger went into cardiac arrest.

* Atlantic Coast Conference presidents issued a statement saying that speculation about additional member schools leaving the league is "totally false."

All 15 presidents, including future members Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Syracuse and Louisville, unanimously agreed on issuing the statement. The ACC's vow of solidarity comes a month after Maryland announced it was leaving for the Big Ten.

* Monmouth University suspended men's coach King Rice for one game for his actions and critical comments toward officials after being ejected in Wednesday's loss to Navy.

Rice will miss Monmouth's game at Syracuse Saturday.