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Michael Carter-Williams came up clutch over the weekend, helping Syracuse pull out one of its most impressive wins in recent memory.
The Orange, though, don't have much time to celebrate with Big East rival Cincinnati coming to town Monday.
Looking to extend its school-record home winning streak to 35, No. 6 Syracuse tries to avenge a postseason loss in its most recent meeting with the Bearcats.
The Orange (17-1, 5-0), whose only previous game against a Top 25 foe this season was a victory over then-No. 20 San Diego State in their season opener, won 70-68 at top-ranked Louisville on Saturday. Senior Brandon Triche had a team-high 23 points but it was Carter-Williams who played the role of hero, scoring 11 of the Orange's final 13 points.
After picking off a Peyton Siva pass with 26 seconds left and putting Syracuse up for good with a fast-break dunk, Carter-Williams took the ball away from Gorgui Dieng with six seconds remaining to seal the game. The sophomore standout f...
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Syracuse guard Michael Carter-Williams is a stud. The 6'6" sophomore is projected to go 11th in NBADraft.Net's latest mock draft, and he gave us a pretty idea of why in No. 3 Syracuse's 57-55 victory over No. 21 Cincinnati on Monday. Carter-Williams had 16 points, seven assists, and five rebounds in the win. Two of his points came in fancy fashion on this spectacular dunk: Oh, and
Syracuse point guard Michael Carter-Williams leads the nation in assists, but in the Orange’s two point win over Cincinnati he showed off his dunking ability. At 6’6” Williams is a stat sheet stuffer at the point guard position. You have to wonder how he barely played last season.
Now as for the dunk Williams beat his defender at the three point line and drove the lane. No...
Syracuse sophomore point guard Michael Carter-Williams is one of the most versatile and athletic players in the country as he demonstrated with this slam over a Cincinnati player. Carter-Williams is in the Shaun Livingston point guard mold standing 6’6.”This is just days after Carter-Williams took over in the final minutes and won the game for Syracuse against then No.1 Louisville...
Brandon Triche scored 23 points and Michael Carter-Williams scored the final four points as No. 6 Syracuse rallied to upset No. 1 Louisville 70-68 on Saturday in a showdown of unbeaten Big East Conference teams.
It was the second straight Saturday No. 1 went down as Duke lost to then-No. 20 North Carolina State 84-76.
It was the Orange's third straight win over the Cardinals...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville’s stay as the No. 1 ranked basketball team in the country lasted less than a week. No. 6 Syracuse stunned the Cardinals 70-68 before a raucous 22,814 fans at the KFC Yum Center on Saturday with the unlikely hero of Michael Carter-Williams stepping up in the final 30 seconds of the game.
Louisville's reign at No. 1 is likely over after one week.
The Cardinals' focus now is on reclaiming the top spot and holding on when it matters - through the season's end in April - after falling to No. 6 Syracuse 70-68 on Saturday.
''That doesn't bother me at all,'' Cardinals senior guard Peyton Siva said of the team's expected slip when the...