No. 3 Syracuse 57, No. 21 Cincinnati 55
C.J. Fair tipped in the go-ahead basket with 19.4 seconds left and host Syracuse rallied past Cincinnati on Monday.
Trailing by seven with just over 5 minutes left, Syracuse tied it at 55 on Michael Carter- Williams’ 3-pointer from the top of the key with 80 seconds left.
Fair’s tip came after Jerami Grant drove the lane and missed. Cincinnati’s Cashmere Wright missed a 3 from straight on with 2.9 seconds left and the Orange had their 35th straight win at home, the longest active streak in Division I. The Orange outscored the Bearcats 13-4 in the final minutes. Fair finished with 13 points.
Carter-Williams had 16 points and seven assists.
Georgetown 63, No. 24 Notre Dame 47
Otto Porter scored 19 points to lead visiting Georgetown to a victory over Notre Dame, the Fighting Irish’s third loss in four games.
It was a dismal night for Notre Dame’s offense, which recorded season lows in points scored, field goal percentage (35 percent) and assists (11).
The Irish (15-4, 3-3 Big East) went on long stretches without scoring in both halves, while Georgetown (13-4, 3-3) shot 53 percent from the field.
Jerian Grant led Notre Dame with 13 points.