Big East Tournament - Syracuse vs Georgetown Recap - Syracuse Wins 58-55

Big East Tournament - Syracuse vs Georgetown Recap - Syracuse Wins 58-55

James Southerland scored 13 points leading Syracuse to a 58-55 victory over Georgetown at Madison Square Garden on Friday.

Syracuse was the ATS victor, as they covered the 1-point spread as an underdog.

Brandon Triche had 13 points for Syracuse and Baye Keita chipped in with 13 points. Michael Carter-Williams had 6 assists for them, while Baye Keita was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Georgetown got a 15-point performance from Mikael Hopkins, who was supported by 13 points from Markel Starks. Jabril Trawick had 3 assists in a losing cause for Georgetown, while Nate Lubick grabbed 11 rebounds.

Syracuse hit the break leading 29-20 before taking care of business in the second half.

Syracuse won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-38.