7:00 PM ET, February 8, 2012
Carrier Dome, Syracuse, New York
Syracuse wins in OT; Jim Boeheim passes Dean Smith on Division I wins list
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Who says Syracuse doesn't have a go-to guy?Kris Joseph scored a career-high 29 points, including the decisive 3-pointer in overtime, and No. 2 Syracuse beat Georgetown (No. 11 ESPN/USA Today, No. 12 AP) 64-61 on Wednesday night to give coach Jim Boeheim his 880th career win.Joseph finished with a career-high six 3-pointers on 11 attempts after going 0 for 8 in the previous three games."I was getting open shots. I was just taking them," Joseph said. "I wasn't trying to force the issue or do anything out of character. I was just playing ball."
Boeheim Passes Smith
Jim Boeheim passed Dean Smith for third in all-time wins for Division I men's basketball coaches. Boeheim is one of eight with 800 career wins.
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||21-63 (.333)||22-63 (.349)|
|3P Made-Attempted||5-21 (.238)||8-24 (.333)|
|FT Made-Attempted||14-16 (.875)||12-16 (.750)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||17 (0/0)||12 (0/0)|
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