No. 6 Syracuse upsets No. 1 Louisville 70-68

No. 6 Syracuse upsets No. 1 Louisville 70-68
January 19, 2013, 6:23 pm
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Syracuse's Michael Carter-Williams shoots a layup against Louisville's Gorgui Dioeng during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Brandon Triche scored 23 points and Michael Carter-Williams scored the final four points as No. 6 Syracuse rallied to upset No. 1 Louisville 70-68 on Saturday in a showdown of unbeaten Big East Conference teams.

It was the second straight Saturday No. 1 went down as Duke lost to then-No. 20 North Carolina State 84-76.

It was the Orange's third straight win over the Cardinals.

Carter-Williams had 16 points, Jerami Grant and C.J. Fair both had 10 for the Orange (17-1, 5-0) who won their seventh straight.

Russ Smith's 25 points led Louisville (16-2, 4-1), which had its 11-game winning streak stopped.