In the 91st and final Big East matchup of UConn and Syracuse, the unranked Huskies pulled off a shocker, knocking off the No. 6 Orange 66-58. It was Kevin Ollie's first win over a top-10 opponent.

STAR OF THE GAME: UConn's backcourt tandem of Shabazz Napier and Ryan Boatright outshined Michael Carter-Williams and Brandon Triche, who combined to shoot 0-for-10 from 3-point range and had just four assists. Boatright finished with a team-high 17 while Napier chipped in with 10 points and seven assists. A Boatright fast-break slam and a pair of Napier free throws opened up a 49-42 lead.

KEYS TO THE WIN: Physically overmatched up front, UConn -- playing without 7-foot-1 Enosch Wolf -- outrebounded Syracuse 38-36.

Omar Calhoun hit back-to-back 3s, the second of which extended the Huskies' lead to 55-46. The freshman, left open in the corner for most of the game, finished with 15 points. UConn shot 8-for-14 from 3-point range, which proved to be a major difference.

• UConn took its first double-digit lead (59-49) on a pair of Niels Giffey free throws with 3:40 remaining.

• Tyler Olander scored the first two baskets of the game, but did not record another point. He finished with four points and four boards.

• Carter-Williams, the nation's assist leader, picked up his second foul when he hand-checked Boatright at the 15:30 mark of the first half. He played sporadically for the remainder of the half and fouled out on a block with 1:39 left.

• Back-to-back Boatright 3-pointers silenced a 6-0 Orange run and gave UConn a 35-30 lead at the beginning of the second half.

UP NEXT: Saturday vs. Villanova, noon (ESPN)