Tyus Battle scored 25 points to lead Syracuse to a 78-73 victory over Louisville Monday night.
Syracuse (16-8, 5-6) never trailed in the final 28:58 as they snapped a two-game losing streak. However, the Cardinals (16-8, 6-5) made it interesting down the stretch against the Orange, who had just six healthy scholarship players and played just seven.
Syracuse led 65-53 with 7:36 remaining, but the Louisville pulled within 67-65 after two free throws from Ray Spalding with 4:05 left. The Cardinals then went more than two minutes without a basket. >> Read more
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