C.J. Fair tipped home the winning basket with 19 seconds left in the game as Syracuse escaped with a 57-55 win over Cincinnati at the Dome yesterday. Fair finished with 13 points and 6 rebounds. Michael Carter-Williams led the Orange with 16 points and 7 assists and Brandon Triche added 13 as the Orange slid by the second top 25 team in three days.
The Orange travel to Villanova for a late-morning tip this Saturday at 11am. Orange Pregame begins at 10:30 on Oldies 101.5.
Syracuse is tied for 3rd in the latest AP Top 25 Rankings and 4th in the USA Today/Coaches poll.
There was only one area High School team in action yesterday with Regents Exams taking place. The Fabius-Pompey Boys Basketball team lost a heartbreaker to Skaneateles 56-55.