SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Austin Freeman had 14 points to lead four Georgetown players in double figures, and the 11th-ranked Hoyas rallied late to beat No. 12 Syracuse 64-56 on Wednesday night.
Georgetown (19-5, 8-4 Big East) extended its winning streak to seven games and gave coach John Thompson III his first win in the Carrier Dome in six tries.
Syracuse (20-5, 7-5) saw its two-game winning streak come to an end.
Georgetown tied the game at 55 on a wide-open 3-pointer from the right wing by Hollis Thompson with 3:47 left. Freeman followed with a fast break layup after a Syracuse turnover.
Kris Joseph and Brandon Triche missed from 3-point range for the Orange, and Jason Clark sneaked inside twice in a row for layups to give Georgetown a 61-55 lead with 2:05 left and Syracuse couldn't rally. The Orange's last basket was a layup by C.J. Fair with 6:36 left.