5 Takeaways from Syracuse's Win over Pittsburgh in 1st ACC 'Rivalry-Week' Game

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5 Takeaways from Syracuse's Win over Pittsburgh in 1st ACC 'Rivalry-Week' Game
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Tyler Ennis prepares to throw up what would end up being the game-winning shot against Pittsburgh

In what many thought had the potential to be Syracuse's first loss this season, a Wednesday night visit to the Petersen Events Center to play Pittsburgh provided all the hype and drama that a Rivalry Week game possibly could.

The Orange trailed for the majority of the game courtesy of clutch shooting from a banged up Lamar Patterson and a nitty-gritty performance from Talib Zanna on the inside.

Syracuse was significantly outrebounded on the offensive glass, in part because of the absence of Baye Moussa Keita due to a sprained right knee suffered against Clemson on Sunday.

But as he did last time out against the Panthers, freshman sensation Tyler Ennis came up huge on the Orange's last two possessions, salvaging Syracuse's undefeated season.

In a game many will remember for one play, here are five takeaways from a wild game between Syracuse and Pittsburgh.

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