SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - The Syracuse Orange came in looking for a statement win and the finally got it, upsetting #6 Florida State 82-72.
Syracuse raced out to a 44-26 lead at the half, only to see Florida State storm back.
The Seminoles would trim the lead to two with under seven minutes to play on a Dwayne Bacon jumper.
Tyler Lydon answered with a put-back dunk and an Andrew White III three extended the lead back to seven.
A Dwayne Bacon three with under two minutes to play would make it a 72-70 game.
With just over a minute to play, Syracuse's John Gillon hit a driving lay-up sealing the upset win for the Orange.
Andrew White III poured in a game-high 24 points. White III has now scored 51 points in his last two games.
Tyler Lydon added 14 points, 11 rebounds and 6 blocks.
John Gillon chipped in a double-double with 21 points and 11 assists.
Florida State was led by Jonathan Isaac's 19 points and 12 rebounds.
Syracuse improves to 13-9 overall (5-4 in the ACC).
Next up for SU, a trip to Raleigh, NC to take on North Carolina State on Wednesday.
It was another missed opportunity for the Orange as Syracuse…
Freshman Digna Strautmane paced the Orange with 16 points,…