John Otano
Saturday March 16th, 2013

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) 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. 

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