Boeheim lifts Syracuse past No. 18 Virginia, 63-55 in OT
Posted: 9:31 PM, Jan 11, 2020
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – JANUARY 11: Buddy Boeheim #35 and Elijah Hughes #33 of the Syracuse Orange celebrate a shot in overtime during a game against the Virginia Cavaliers at John Paul Jones Arena on January 11, 2020 in Charlottesville, Virginia. (Photo by Ryan M. Kelly/Getty Images)
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Buddy Boeheim scored nine of his 14 points in overtime and Syracuse outlasted No. 18 Virginia 63-55.
Boeheim hit the third of three consecutive 3s for the Orange and added another when he made a desperate heave from well behind the 3-point line to beat the shot clock late in the extra period.
Joe Girard added 19 points and Elijah Hughes 18 for Syracuse. Jay Huff had 16 points and 10 rebounds for Virginia.
The Cavaliers lost back-to-back games for the first time since the 2016-17 season.