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Syracuse vs Louisville Final: 70-68 - Recap

Syracuse got 23 points from Brandon Triche as they ran past Louisville 70-68 on Saturday at KFC Yum! Center.

Bettors who backed Syracuse were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 6.5 at sportsbooks.

Syracuse got 16 points from Michael Carter-Williams and another 10 points from C.J. Fair. Michael Carter-Williams contributed 7 assists, while C.J. Fair cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Louisville got 25 points from Russ Smith in a losing cause and another 9 points from Wayne Blackshear. Peyton Siva contributed 6 assists for them, while Chane Behanan had 11 rebounds.

Syracuse won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-31.