facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

COL BKB: Villanova 75, Syracuse 71 (OT)

Jan. 26, 2013 at 2:21 PM   |   Comments

VILLANOVA, Pa., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Villanova scored seven point in the closing seconds of overtime Saturday and held off No. 4 Syracuse 75-71.

Ryan Arcidiacono sank the final two free throws with 6 seconds on the clock to ice the victory for the Wildcats (13-7, 4-3 Big East), and hand Syracuse (18-2, 6-1) its first conference loss.

Arcidiacono, who had 10 points in the game, also dropped in a clutch 3-pointer for Villanova that sent the game into OT. Darrun Hilliard led the Wildcats with 25 points, three in the overtime period, and five rebounds.

Brandon Triche led the Orange with 24 points and Michael Carter-Williams added 16.

Villanova led 32-26 at halftime but were outscored 35-29 in the second half. The Wildcats rallied to tie the game when Syracuse failed to score in the final 3:37 of regulation.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
Jon Bon Jovi cut from group bidding for the Buffalo Bills
2
Denver Broncos' Wes Welker facing four game suspension
3
Rams rookie got a face tattoo to intentionally keep himself from working anywhere but the NFL
4
Michael Sam could join Dallas Cowboys practice squad: Report
5
Josh Brent suspended 10 games
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback