Contact Us

Syracuse Slips Past Cincinnati For 35th Straight Home Win

SYRACUSE, NY - JANUARY 21: Michael Carter-Williams #1 of the Syracuse Orange celebrates after a play during the game against the Cincinnati Bearcats at the Carrier Dome on January 21, 2013 in Syracuse, New York. (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)
Nate Shron, Getty Images

The third-ranked Syracuse Orange won another Big East nail-biter on Monday, nipping the No.21 Cincinnati Bearcats 57-55 for their 35th consecutive Carrier Dome victory.

Similar to Saturday’s thrilling win over Louisville, ‘Cuse trailed down the stretch, facing a six-point deficit with under three-and-a-half minutes to play. And once again, Michael Carter Williams came up big, draining a jumper then a three-pointer to knot the score at 55.

C.J. Fair’s tip-in with 22 seconds to play proved to be the game’s final bucket, sending the Orange to 6-0 in the conference, and an 18-1 record overall.

Carter Williams finished with 16 points, seven assists and five boards. Fair and Brandon Triche each scored 13, and Jerami Grant added a team-high seven rebounds off the bench.

Sean Kilpatrick led the ‘Cats with 21.

The Orange play at Villanova (11-7, 2-3 Big East) on Saturday morning at 11:00.

Full Syracuse Orange Schedule

More From WIBX

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wibx950.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on WIBX 950 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on WIBX 950 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!