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  • No. 1 Louisville falls to Syracuse

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky. — 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.
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  • LOUISVILLE, Ky. — 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.
    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.
    No. 4 Kansas 64, Texas 59
    At Austin, Texas, Ben McLemore scored 16 points and Kansas stormed back from a late double-digit deficit for its 15th straight win.
    Jeff Withey added 14 points and nine rebounds for the Jayhawks (16-1, 4-0 Big 12).
    No. 13 Butler 64,No. 8 Gonzaga 63
    At Indianapolis, Roosevelt Jones stole an inbound pass with 3.5 seconds left and hit a floater from just inside the foul line right before the buzzer to help Butler upset Gonzaga.
    It's the first time Butler (16-2, 3-0 Atlantic 10) has ever beaten three top 10 teams in one season. They also defeated No. 9 North Carolina in November and No. 1 Indiana in December.
    Gonzaga (17-2, 4-0 West Coast Conference) was led by Saw Dower and Elias Harris who each had 20 points. The loss ended the Zags eight-game winning streak.
    No. 10 Florida 83,No. 17 Missouri 52
    At Gainesville, Fla., Scottie Wilbekin had 13 points and 10 assists, his first career double-double, for Florida.
    The victory was coach Billy Donovan's 400th with the Gators, making him the third coach in Southeastern Conference history to accomplish that feat with the same school.
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