facebook
twitter
search
search

COL BKB: Syracuse 91, Duke 89 (OT)

Feb. 1, 2014 at 9:41 PM

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- C.J. Fair pumped in 28 points for second-ranked Syracuse Saturday and the Orange notched a school-record 21st straight win, 91-89 over No. 16 Duke in overtime.

Fair connected on 12-of-20 shots from the field en route to his career-high total and Jeremi Grant added a personal-best 24 points with 10 rebounds as the Orange (21-0, 8-0 ACC) remained undefeated.

Syracuse posted the victory in front of 35,446 fans at the Carrier Dome -- the largest on-campus crowd in NCAA basketball history.

The Blue Devils (17-5, 6-3) stayed in the game by nailing 15-of-36 tries from 3-point range.

Rasheed Sulaimon forced overtime with a 22-footer at the buzzer, part of a 16-point effort.

Jabari Parker added 15 points with nine rebounds and Amile Jefferson provided 14 and seven before each fouled out in the final 2 minutes of regulation.

Duke had its five-game winning streak snapped.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
FSU dismisses QB after video shows him hitting woman
Tennessee Titans QB Mariota remains unsigned
Chicago Blackhawks trade G Nilsson to Edmonton Oilers for F Coughlin
Report: G Williams rejoining Cleveland Cavaliers
WBO strips Mayweather of welterweight title