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No. 1 Cards fall to No. 6 Orange

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Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim / (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim / (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

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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.

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