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Syracuse-Georgetown Preview

One game after holding Villanova guard Corey Fisher to a sub-par game, Syracuse will try to do the same against another dynamic guard, Georgetown’s Austin Freeman.

Fisher was limited to eight points on 3-for-16 shooting as Syracuse (23-6, 10-6 Big East) defeated the Wildcats 69-64 on Monday. The guard had come into the matchup leading Villanova in scoring, with more than 16 points per game. He also went 0-for-8 from beyond the arc.

“We played better defense and they missed shots,” Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim said. “That will happen.”

Fisher wasn’t the only one to struggle. As a team, Villanova shot just 32 percent from the field and 5-for-26 from downtown.

It was a welcome sight for Syracuse fans, who had seen their team...

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