Posted January 19, 2013 on AP on Fox
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. Carter-Williams had 16 points, Jerami Grant and C.J. Fair both had 10 for the Orange (17-1, 5-0) who won their seventh straight. Russ Smith's 25 points led Louisville (16-2, 4-1), which had its 11-game winning streak stopped. Trailing 48-40 4 minutes into the second half, Syracuse's 12-4 run tied it with 10 minutes remaining. Triche and Carter-Williams combined to score 12 straight points in a 16-10 spurt for a 66-62 lead with 4:37 left. Smith's four free throws led Louisville's 6-0 run for a two-point lead with 1:58 left before Carter-Williams sandwiched two free throws around a steal...
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