Give Durell Eskridge credit. Even as No. 3 Clemson prepares to make a trip to Syracuse, the Orange free safety is unfazed. And he believes his teammates aren’t either.
James Southerland scored 13 points in his first appearance in seven games, C.J. Fair had 17 points and nine rebounds and No. 9 Syracuse beat St. John’s 77-58 on Sunday.
Syracuse can beat anyone without James Southerland. How do I know that? Because the Orange won at Louisville without Southerland on Saturday.
A large replica of Anthony’s jersey will be unveiled in the rafters of the Dome alongside nine other previously-retired uniforms. Anthony, now a star for the Knicks, will be presented a framed jersey during a halftime celebration.
Rice returns from his suspension on Wednesday night against Syracuse at the Carrier Dome, and the third-year coach will hope to cure some of what’s plagued this team during their solid, but somewhat flawed 9-2 start.
The Syracuse Orange are now 2-0 after defeating Wagner 88-57 on Sunday.
Kris Joseph, a 6-foot-7 small forward, leads Syracuse in scoring, averaging 13.8 points and nearly five rebounds, and is tied for second on the team in steals.
Brandon Triche scored 18 points, Kris Joseph added 11 in the final home game of his career, and second-ranked Syracuse beat No. 19 Louisville 58-49 on Saturday.
Jim Boeheim just stared at the Carrier Dome court that bears his name. Another game was slipping away from his Orange and he was out of answers.