Syracuse Vs. Georgetown Final Score: No. 2 Orange Edge No. 12 Hoyas, 64-61, In Overtime

Kris Jospeh scored a game-high 29 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer with 26 second remaining in overtime to help the No. 2 Syracuse Orange clip No. 12 Georgetown Hoyas 64-61 in a Big East Conference men's basketball game at the Carrier Dome.

Joseph netted 17 of his season-high points total in a second half that saw him shoot 4-for-5 from behind the 3-point line. Sophomore center Fab Melo added 11 points, seven rebounds and six blocks for the Orange, helping head coach Jim Boeheim earn his 880th-career victory and surpass former North Carolina Tar Heels head coach Dean Smith on the all-time Division I coaches list.

Freshman forward Otto Porter scored a game-best 14 points for the Hoyas, who led 31-27 at halftime.

For more on this game Syracuse vs. Georgetown, check back to this StoryStream.

Check out, the SB Nation's blog Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician to discuss everything on the Orange, while the Casual Hoya is all about Georgetown. Make sure to follow along on Twitter at SBNationNY or JaredSmithCNY, as we blog live from the Carrier Dome for Syracuse vs. Georgetown Wednesday night.

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