Georgetown and Syracuse will meet in the Big East tournament for the 14th and final time today at Madison Square Garden. The Orange earned a berth in the semifinals of what will be their last Big East tourney before leaving for the ACC.
The other Big East semifinal will have fourth-ranked Louisville against No. 24 Notre Dame.
In the NBA, Raymond Felton scored 26 points, and the New York Knicks pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Detroit Pistons 87-77 last night despite Carmelo Anthony's absence. Anthony injured his right knee Monday night. Brooklyn defeated Charlotte 99-78. Deron Williams scored 20 points. Joe Johnson added 22 points. Boston beat Indiana 83-81. Cleveland topped Utah 104-101. Miami edged ahead of Orlando 97-96. Atlanta beat Philadelphia 107-96. The Lakers upset New Orleans 108-102. Memphis slid past Portland 91-85. Minnesota defeated Washington 87-82. Dallas beat Houston 112-108.