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College basketball: Georgia Tech upsets No. 7 Syracuse
First Published Mar 04 2014 09:41 pm • Last Updated Mar 04 2014 10:13 pm

Syracuse, N.Y. • A month ago, Syracuse was unbeaten, ranked No. 1 and riding high. Now, the Orange are struggling toward the postseason having lost four of five.

Trae Golden scored 16 points, including six clutch free throws in the final seconds, and Georgia Tech (14-16, 5-12 Atlantic Coast Conference) stunned No. 7 Syracuse 67-62 on Tuesday night, the Orange’s second straight home loss to a team with a sub-.500 record. Syracuse (26-4, 13-4) started the season with 25 straight wins and spent three weeks at No. 1.

At a glance

Tuesday’s scores

» No. 1 Florida 72,South Carolina 46

» Georgia Tech 67,No. 7 Syracuse 62

» No. 12 Michigan 84,Illinois 53

» Georgetown 75,No. 13 Creighton 63

» Baylor 74,No. 16 Iowa State 61

» No. 25 Kentucky 55,Alabama 48

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"I’m not happy with tonight, but I’m very happy to be 26-4," coach Jim Boeheim said. "We’re well ahead of predictions. We just have to regroup.




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