Final OT

(21) Syracuse 86

(21-11, 7-9 Big East)

(2) Connecticut 84

(27-3, 14-2 Big East)

12:00 PM ET, March 9, 2006

Madison Square Garden, New York, New York

1 2 OT T
#21SYR 39 35 1286
#2CONN 28 46 1084

Top Performers

Syracuse: G. McNamara 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 13 Ast, 1 Stl

Connecticut: M. Williams 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 11 Ast, 1 Stl

2nd Half Play-By-Play

1 | 2 | OT | All

2nd Half Summary

19:53Darryl Watkins made Two Point Dunk Shot. Assisted by Gerry McNamara.41-28 
19:18 41-31Marcus Williams made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Rudy Gay.
18:57 41-31Marcus Williams Steal.
18:52 41-31Denham Brown missed Three Point Jumper.
18:52 41-31Josh Boone Offensive Rebound.
18:42 41-31Denham Brown missed Two Point Layup.
18:42Syracuse Defensive Rebound.41-31 
18:35 41-31Marcus Williams missed Three Point Jumper.
18:35 41-31Marcus Williams Offensive Rebound.
18:31 41-34Rudy Gay made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Marcus Williams.
18:06Darryl Watkins made Two Point Layup. Assisted by Gerry McNamara.43-34 
18:06 43-34Foul on Hilton Armstrong
18:06Darryl Watkins made Free Throw.44-34 
17:45 44-34Josh Boone missed Two Point Dunk Shot.
17:45 44-34Hilton Armstrong Offensive Rebound.
17:43 44-34Foul on Hilton Armstrong
17:43Gerry McNamara made Free Throw.45-34 
17:43Gerry McNamara made Free Throw.46-34 
17:26 46-34Denham Brown Steal.
17:21Foul on Darryl Watkins46-34 
17:21 46-34Josh Boone missed Free Throw.
17:21 46-34Connecticut Defensive Rebound.
17:21 46-35Josh Boone made Free Throw.
17:02Eric Devendorf missed Three Point Jumper.46-35 
17:02 46-35Marcus Williams Defensive Rebound.
16:54 46-35Rudy Gay missed Three Point Jumper.
16:54Arinze Onuaku Defensive Rebound.46-35 
16:46Gerry McNamara made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Demetris Nichols.49-35 
16:43Connecticut Full Timeout.
16:28 49-37Denham Brown made Two Point Layup. Assisted by Marcus Williams.
16:13 49-37Jeff Adrien Steal.
15:52Official TV Timeout.
15:46 49-39Jeff Adrien made Two Point Jumper. Assisted by Marcus Williams.
15:24Demetris Nichols missed Two Point Jumper.49-39 
15:24Arinze Onuaku Offensive Rebound.49-39 
15:20Eric Devendorf missed Two Point Jumper.49-39 
15:18 49-39Josh Boone Defensive Rebound.
15:13 49-39Denham Brown missed Two Point Jumper.
15:13 49-39Jeff Adrien Offensive Rebound.
15:12Foul on Terrence Roberts49-39 
15:12 49-40Jeff Adrien made Free Throw.
15:12 49-41Jeff Adrien made Free Throw.
14:51Darryl Watkins missed Two Point Jumper.49-41 
14:51 49-41Josh Boone Defensive Rebound.
14:44Foul on Louie McCroskey49-41 
14:32 49-41Josh Boone missed Two Point Layup.
14:30 49-41Jeff Adrien Offensive Rebound.
14:26 49-41Jeff Adrien missed Two Point Jumper.
14:23Gerry McNamara Defensive Rebound.49-41 
14:21 49-41Foul on Marcus Williams
14:21Terrence Roberts missed Free Throw.49-41 
14:21Syracuse Defensive Rebound.49-41 
14:21Terrence Roberts missed Free Throw.49-41 
14:21 49-41Jeff Adrien Defensive Rebound.
13:52 49-41Marcus Williams missed Three Point Jumper.
13:52 49-41Hilton Armstrong Offensive Rebound.
13:49 49-41Rashad Anderson missed Three Point Jumper.
13:49Josh Wright Defensive Rebound.49-41 
13:25Terrence Roberts missed Two Point Jumper.49-41 
13:25 49-41Hilton Armstrong Defensive Rebound.
13:17 49-44Rashad Anderson made Three Point Jumper.
12:53Darryl Watkins made Two Point Layup. Assisted by Josh Wright.51-44 
12:50 51-44Marcus Williams missed Two Point Layup.
12:50 51-44Rashad Anderson Offensive Rebound.
12:48 51-46Rashad Anderson made Two Point Layup.
12:39Syracuse Full Timeout.
12:30Eric Devendorf missed Two Point Jumper.51-46 
12:30 51-46Josh Boone Defensive Rebound.
12:07 51-46Hilton Armstrong missed Two Point Layup.
12:07Louie McCroskey Defensive Rebound.51-46 
11:52Gerry McNamara missed Two Point Layup.51-46 
11:52Terrence Roberts Offensive Rebound.51-46 
11:47Terrence Roberts made Two Point Dunk Shot.53-46 
11:34Foul on Louie McCroskey53-46 
11:32Official TV Timeout.
11:32 53-46Hilton Armstrong missed Free Throw.
11:32 53-46Connecticut Defensive Rebound.
11:32 53-47Hilton Armstrong made Free Throw.
11:17Josh Wright made Two Point Layup.55-47 
11:06Gerry McNamara Steal.55-47 
11:00Terrence Roberts made Two Point Dunk Shot. Assisted by Gerry McNamara.57-47 
10:34 57-49Hilton Armstrong made Two Point Jumper.
10:12Gerry McNamara missed Three Point Jumper.57-49 
10:12Louie McCroskey Offensive Rebound.57-49 
9:49 57-49Foul on Denham Brown
9:16Josh Wright made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Louie McCroskey.60-49 
8:56 60-52Rudy Gay made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Hilton Armstrong.
8:34Louie McCroskey missed Two Point Layup.60-52 
8:34Syracuse Defensive Rebound.60-52 
8:23 60-52Hilton Armstrong Steal.
8:09 60-52Hilton Armstrong missed Two Point Jumper.
8:09Louie McCroskey Defensive Rebound.60-52 
7:47Louie McCroskey made Two Point Layup.62-52 
7:47Foul on Louie McCroskey62-52 
7:42Official TV Timeout.
7:35 62-54Rudy Gay made Two Point Jumper.
7:26 62-54Rashad Anderson Steal.
7:26Foul on Demetris Nichols62-54 
7:26 62-55Marcus Williams made Free Throw.
7:26 62-56Marcus Williams made Free Throw.
6:55Josh Wright missed Three Point Jumper.62-56 
6:55Terrence Roberts Offensive Rebound.62-56 
6:38Gerry McNamara made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Josh Wright.65-56 
6:15 65-59Marcus Williams made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Rudy Gay.
5:58 65-59Rudy Gay Steal.
5:54 65-61Rudy Gay made Two Point Dunk Shot. Assisted by Rashad Anderson.
5:49Syracuse Full Timeout.
5:37Gerry McNamara missed Three Point Jumper.65-61 
5:37 65-61Connecticut Defensive Rebound.
5:37Foul on Terrence Roberts65-61 
5:37 65-62Hilton Armstrong made Free Throw.
5:37 65-63Hilton Armstrong made Free Throw.
5:13Demetris Nichols missed Two Point Jumper.65-63 
5:13 65-63Hilton Armstrong Defensive Rebound.
5:11Foul on Terrence Roberts65-63 
5:09 65-64Hilton Armstrong made Free Throw.
5:09 65-65Hilton Armstrong made Free Throw.
4:53Demetris Nichols missed Three Point Jumper.65-65 
4:53Syracuse Defensive Rebound.65-65 
4:53 65-65Foul on Denham Brown
4:38Darryl Watkins missed Two Point Jumper.65-65 
4:38Syracuse Defensive Rebound.65-65 
4:18 65-65Rashad Anderson missed Three Point Jumper.
4:18Syracuse Defensive Rebound.65-65 
4:18 65-65Foul on Josh Boone
3:52Demetris Nichols made Two Point Jumper.67-65 
3:25Official TV Timeout.
3:17Foul on Terrence Roberts67-65 
3:17 67-66Marcus Williams made Free Throw.
3:17 67-67Marcus Williams made Free Throw.
2:52Eric Devendorf made Two Point Layup.69-67 
2:44 69-67Rashad Anderson missed Two Point Jumper.
2:44Eric Devendorf Defensive Rebound.69-67 
2:10Gerry McNamara missed Three Point Jumper.69-67 
2:10 69-67Rudy Gay Defensive Rebound.
1:50 69-69Marcus Williams made Two Point Jumper.
1:24Gerry McNamara missed Two Point Jumper.69-69 
1:19 69-69Hilton Armstrong Defensive Rebound.
0:59 69-69Marcus Williams missed Two Point Jumper.
0:59Darryl Watkins Defensive Rebound.69-69 
0:52Eric Devendorf made Two Point Layup.71-69 
0:51Connecticut Full Timeout.
0:44 71-69Rudy Gay missed Three Point Jumper.
0:40Gerry McNamara Defensive Rebound.71-69 
0:30 71-72Rashad Anderson made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Marcus Williams.
0:27Syracuse Full Timeout.
0:14Josh Wright missed Two Point Jumper.71-72 
0:14 71-72Denham Brown Defensive Rebound.
0:12Foul on Josh Wright71-72 
0:11 71-73Denham Brown made Free Throw.
0:11 71-74Denham Brown made Free Throw.
0:11Connecticut Full Timeout.
0:10Gerry McNamara made Three Point Jumper.74-74 
0:04 74-74Marcus Williams missed Two Point Jumper.
0:04Syracuse Defensive Rebound.74-74 
0:00End of the 2nd Half.