7:00 PM ET, December 15, 2008
Carrier Dome, Syracuse, New York
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Cleveland State coach Gary Waters figured his team was headed for overtime. Cedric Jackson thought otherwise.The senior guard took an inbounds pass from J'Nathan Bullock with 2.2 seconds left, turned and swished a two-handed, 60-foot shot at the buzzer to give the Vikings a shocking 72-69 victory over No. 11 Syracuse on Monday night.
• Syracuse suffered its first loss of the season thanks to Cedric Jackson's 60-foot shot at the buzzer. Jackson had been 0-for-4 from 3-point land.
• This was the first appearance at the Carrier Dome for Cleveland State since upsetting Indiana and St. Joseph's in the first two rounds of the 1986 NCAA tournament.
• The Vikings have now won six of their last eight games after starting the season 1-2.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||30-68 (.441)||27-50 (.540)|
|3P Made-Attempted||5-18 (.278)||6-15 (.400)|
|FT Made-Attempted||7-9 (.778)||9-18 (.500)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||15 (0/0)||13 (0/0)|
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