Southerland Leads Orange Past Razorbacks

Southerland scored 31 points in the Syracuse win

James Southerland couldn't miss as he led the Orange past Arkansas in the Big East-SEC challenge. Syracuse improved to 5-0 on the season as they won their first true road game of the year.

Syracuse won at Arkansas behind hot shooting from their senior forward James Southerland. He tied a school record with nine three-pointers and scored a career-high 35 points as the Orange left Fayetteville (AR) with a 91-82 victory.

Michael Carter-Williams filled up the stat sheet as well adding 17 points, 8 assists, 10 rebounds, and 3 steals. Brandon Triche got hot during a key second half run, and finished with 17 points and 4 steals.

The Orange held Arkansas to under 40% shooting from the field, while they hit nearly 48% of their attempts.

A 10-0 first half run gave the Orange an advantage that they would never relinquish. Syracuse improved to 5-0 on the season. They next face Eastern Michigan on Monday at 7pm in the Carrier Dome.

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