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
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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.
Gonzaga's Nigel Williams-Goss will sign with an agent and enter the NBA draft.
Markelle Fultz told SI Now that being picked No. 1 overall would fulfill a lifelong dream and that he expects his rivalry with Lonzo Ball to continue in the NBA.
Grayson Allen will return to Duke for his senior year.