Field Goal %
- SYR 49.0
- 40.7 LOU
Three Point %
- SYR 46.7
- 35.0 LOU
- SYR 16
- 9 LOU
- SYR 37
- 31 LOU
- Louisville, Kentucky 40299
- Line: LOU -7.0
- Over/Under: 134
- 0th Half
Louisville is now 15-3 when committing 9 or fewer turnovers since 2009-10. Their two previous losses came against Georgetown. Since 1997-98, Louisville has never committed 9 or fewer turnovers vs Syracuse. The fewest turnovers committed by Louisville (against Syracuse) in a loss was when Louisville committed 13 turnovers in a 69-65 loss at the Carrier Dome on January 10, 1998.
Michael Carter-Williams scored 16 points and committed 8 turnovers in Syracuse's win on the road vs Louisville.The last Big East player to score 16+ points and commit 8+ turnovers in a road conference game was DePaul's Brandon Young at Providence on February 17, 2011 (17 points and 9 turnovers). DePaul won 79-76.
Michael Carter-Williams is the 3rd player with at least 16 points, 7 assists and 4 steals in a win over the No. 1 team in the last 15 seasons. The others were Kemba Walker in 2010 vs Texas and Derrick Byars vs Florida in 2007.
Peyton Siva scored 3 points in Louisville's loss to Syracuse on Saturday, his season low.It marked just the 7th time in his career to start a game AND score 3 or fewer points. Louisville is 2-5 in those games.
Saturday's win was Syracuse's fourth all-time against the AP No. 1 team. All four have come against Big East foes.
Michael Carter-Williams accounted for Syracuse's final 13 points, scoring 11 of them and assisting on the other 2 points. He had 8 turnovers in the first 32:30 but none in the final 7:30 as Syracuse came back to win the game.
Player of the year front-runner Frank Mason III poured in 26 points, Kansas turned on the jets in the second half and the top-seeded Jayhawks soared to a 98-66 blowout of No. 4 seed Purdue on Thu
This time of year it's important to be able to pull away. The Jayhawks showed they can Thursday against Purdue and advanced to the Elite Eight.
Oregon and Gonzaga both won in games that went all the way down to the wire