Syracuse Orange forward C.J. Fair (5) dunks over Georgetown Hoyas forward Otto Porter (22) during overtime of a semifinal game of the Big East tournament at Madison Square Garden. Syracuse won 58-55 in overtime. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)
It feels like it could only end this way. During the game, ESPN sideline reporter Andy Katz announced that scalped tickets to the very last clash between Syracuse and Georgetown as Big East rivals were going for as much as $1,000.
Well, the fans who forked over the cash were treated to some free basketball.
In the end, ‘Cuse powered past the Hoyas, 58-55, on the strength of this epic CJ Fair dunk that will serve as the final exclamation point on this storied rivalry that comes to a thrilling end.
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