Heartbreak in Ann Arbor: Syracuse falls to No. 24 Michigan in overtime, 84-76

An overtime thriller in Ann Arbor, Mich. ended with a 84-76 Orange loss to No. 24 Michigan Thursday night. The contest saw 12 lead changes and a quartet of Orange scoring double-digits, but a late-game rally by the Wolverines gave ‘Cuse its third consecutive loss. Syracuse is back in action Sunday when its hosts UMBC in the Carrier Dome.

Heartbreak in Ann Arbor: ‘Cuse Falls to #24 Michigan in Overtime

Of Note:

Emily Engstler set a career record for blocks after swatting away five shots. She also scored 10 points, broke the 10-rebound mark for the fifth time this season, and tied her career assist mark tonight (six). This was Engstler’s fifth double-double of the year.

Freshman Teisha Hyman was a perfect 3-for-3 from beyond the arc in 12 minutes.

The Orange limited the Wolverines to just one trey in the first half of the game.

Digna Strautmane was the first Orange to hit double digits on the night after going 4-5 from the field, and 3-4 from beyond the arc before the halfway mark of the third quarter. Joining her with 10+ points on the night were Amaya Finklea-Guity and Kiara Lewis.


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