College basketball roundup

No. 3 Syracuse 57, No. 21 Cincinnati 55

C.J. Fair tipped in the go-ahead basket with 19.4 seconds left and Syracuse rallied past Cincinnati 57-55 on Monday.

Trailing by seven with just over 5 minutes left, Syracuse tied it at 55 on Michael Carter-Williams' 3-pointer from the top of the key with 80 seconds left.

Fair's tip came after Jerami Grant drove the lane and missed. Cincinnati's Cashmere Wright missed a 3 from straight on with 2.9 seconds left and the Orange had their 35th straight win at home, the longest active streak in Division I.

The Orange outscored the Bearcats 13-4 in the final minutes.

Syracuse (18-1, 6-0 Big East) was coming off a 70-68 win at Louisville on Saturday that knocked the Cardinals out of the No. 1 spot in the nation.

Georgetown 63, No. 24 Notre Dame 47

Otto Porter scored 19 points to lead Georgetown to a victory over Notre Dame, the Fighting Irish's third loss in four games.

It was a dismal night for Notre Dame's offense, which recorded season lows in points scored, field goal percentage (35 percent) and assists (11).

Georgetown (13-4, 3-3) shot 53 percent from the field.

It was Notre Dame's third Big East home loss over their past 24 conference home games.

Jerian Grant led Notre Dame (15-4, 3-3 Big East) with 13 points.

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