COL BKB: Syracuse 91, Duke 89 (OT)

Feb. 1, 2014 at 9:41 PM   |   0 comments

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.

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