7:00 PM ET, January 25, 2010
Carrier Dome, Syracuse, New York
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim winced with every early shot by Georgetown. When the game was over, he couldn't help but smile after the Orange's stirring comeback.Kris Joseph scored 15 points, Wesley Johnson added 14 and fourth-ranked Syracuse rallied from a big early deficit to beat Georgetown (No. 11 ESPN/USA Today, No. 7 AP) 73-56 on Monday night.
• After allowing the first 14 points, Syracuse finished the game outscoring Georgetown by 31 to improve its record to 5-0 vs. ranked teams this season.
• The Orange have won 20-plus games for the 13th consecutive season, which is tied with Duke for the second-longest active streak in Division I.
• The Orange have won 10 of their last 13 games overall and six straight at home vs. Georgetown.
• Austin Freeman finished with a game-high 23 points in the loss for Georgetown.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||21-49 (.429)||24-45 (.533)|
|3P Made-Attempted||8-21 (.381)||4-11 (.364)|
|FT Made-Attempted||6-11 (.545)||21-28 (.750)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||20 (0/0)||9 (0/0)|