COL BKB: Syracuse 70, Louisville 68

Jan. 19, 2013 at 6:37 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Michael Carter-Williams slammed home a go-ahead dunk with 23 seconds left Saturday, boosting sixth-ranked Syracuse to a 70-68 win over No. 1 Louisville.

Carter-Williams scored 11 of his 16 points during the final 7 1/2 minutes and recorded seven assists, sending the Orange (17-1, 5-0 Big East) to their seventh straight win and fifth consecutive Big East triumph.

Brandon Triche hit five 3-pointers en route to 23 points for Syracuse.

Louisville (16-2, 4-1), meanwhile, saw its 11-game winning streak snapped despite 25 points from Russ Smith.

Chane Behanan added nine points and 11 rebounds for the Cardinals.

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