(SYRACUSE, N.Y.) — (2) Syracuse (21-0) edged past (17) Duke (17-5) in overtime at the Carrier Dome on Saturday Night, 91-89.
Orange forward Jerami Grant scored a career-high 24 points, including eight in overtime. He also pulled down 12 rebounds. Forward C.J. Fair led Syracuse with 28 points.
Duke sent the game into O.T. when guard Rasheed Sulaimon hit an off-balance three pointer to tie it at 78.
In the extra period, Syracuse rallied from a three point deficit with 80 seconds left when they converted seven of eight free throws. Duke had a chance to send the contest into a second overtime, but guard Quinn Cook missed a game-tying jumper as time expired.
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