Baye Keita #12 of the Syracuse Orange celebrates after Syracuse won 58-55 in overtime against the Georgetown Hoyas. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)
No. 19 Syracuse outlasted No. 5 Georgetown, 58-55, in overtime in the final Big East meeting between the two rivals on Friday night. Syracuse will advance to play for a Big East championship before leaving for the ACC next season.
Baye Keita scored 13 points off the bench for the Orange to go along with eight rebounds and a block.
Michael Carter-Williams missed a jumper at the end of regulation for Syracuse as the two Big East rivals went into overtime at Madison Square Garden.
Syracuse outscored the Hoyas 7-4 in the final period to advance to the Big East final. The Orange will play the winner between Notre Dame and Louisville.