James Southerland

Josh Hairston #15 of the Duke Blue Devils tries to keep a loose ball from Alex Len #25 of the Maryland Terrapins. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: This And That Around The 2013 NBA Draft

Maryland’s Alex Len has emerged as a strong option for Cleveland with the first-overall pick, but that doesn’t mean that’s the only way the Cavs can land him.

06/26/2013

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Giglio: Mike Rice Fallout Puts Further Damper On Collegiate Athletics, Final Four

The jig is up for the NCAA. No longer is the product pure or different than the money-grabbing, greedy professional product. Enjoy the Final Four for what it is this weekend: Basketball. Nothing more, nothing less.

04/05/2013

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Syracuse Flattens Marquette, Orange March Into Final Four

Syracuse held Marquette to just 39 points as the Orange advanced into the Final Four.

03/30/2013

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Rothstein: Louisville, Damyean Dotson And 16 Reasons To Love The Sweet 16

Louisville’s press, Damyean Dotson’s upside and Denzel Valentine’s versatility are just three of the many reasons to love the Sweet 16.

03/27/2013

SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 23:  Michael Carter-Williams #1 of the Syracuse Orange goes up over Robert Thurman #34 of the California Golden Bears in the first half during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at HP Pavilion on March 23, 2013 in San Jose, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Syracuse Overcomes Poor Shooting To Top Cal 66-60

C.J. Fair scored 18 points, James Southerland added 14 and the fourth-seeded Orange survived a second-half drought of more than 12 minutes without a field goal to beat No. 12 seed California 66-60 on Saturday night in the NCAA tournament.

03/24/2013

Syracuse’s Brandon Triche drives to the basket against Georgetown during the semifinals of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 15, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Syracuse Turns Up Defensive Intensity, Avenges Losses To Georgetown

They went nose-to-nose one last time, Syracuse and Georgetown in a throwback struggle at the Big East tournament. Of course, 40 minutes wasn’t enough to decide it. And that was only fitting.

03/15/2013

Trevor Cooney #10 and assistant coach Gerry McNamara of the Syracuse Orange react after C.J. Fair #5 makes a 3-point basket at the buzzer of the end of the first half. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Syracuse Edges Pitt, Sets Up Epic Big East Tournament Semifinal Against Hoyas

James Southerland and Michael Carter-Williams kept Syracuse’s run at one more title going, as the 19th-ranked Orange beat No. 17 Pittsburgh, 62-59, on Thursday at Madison Square Garden.

03/14/2013

Rakeem Christmas #25 of the Syracuse Orange speaks to head coach Jim Boeheim in the second half against the Seton Hall Pirates during the second round of the Big East tournament at Madison Square Garden (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Big East Tourney: Syracuse Snaps Out Of It, Dispatches Seton Hall

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — James Southerland hit five 3-pointers in the first half to keep No. 19 Syracuse in the game and Brandon Triche keyed a big second-half run that gave the Orange a 75-63 […]

03/13/2013

St. John's vs Syracuse (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

Syracuse Defeats St. John’s Red Storm, 77-58

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.

02/10/2013

Jerami Grant #3 of the Syracuse Orange goes to the basket against the Louisville Cardinals. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

Syracuse can beat anyone without James Southerland. How do I know that? Because the Orange won at Louisville without Southerland on Saturday.

01/21/2013

Brandon Triche of the Syracuse Orange reacts after a play against the Wagner Seahawks during the game at the Carrier Dome on November 18, 2012 in Syracuse, New York. (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

Orange Continue Undefeated Start, Defeat Wagner

The Syracuse Orange are now 2-0 after defeating Wagner 88-57 on Sunday.

11/18/2012

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Rothstein Files: Five Observations From Syracuse

Jim Boeheim has always had terrific size and length for his 2-3 zone, but this specific team should take those attributes to a different level.

10/17/2012

Scoop Jardine and Brandon Triche of the Syracuse Orange celebrate a play with teammates against the Kansas State Wildcats during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on March 17, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Syracuse Advances Past Kansas State, Into ‘Sweet Sixteen’

Scoop Jardine’s 16 points helped lead the #1 seed Syracuse defeat the Kansas State Wildcats, 75-59. The Orange advance onto Sweet Sixteen.

WFAN–03/17/2012

Syracuse-UNC Asheville

Syracuse Flirts With Infamy, But Eventually Moves On At NCAA Tournament

Syracuse had a lot bigger problems than missing its starting center. The Orange were staring at NCAA tournament history. A No. 1 seed has never lost to a No. 16 seed, and they were trailing North Carolina-Asheville with just over 6 minutes to play.

WFAN–03/15/2012

Dion Waiters #3 of the Syracuse Orange reacts after a dunk against the Connecticut Huskies as Rakeem Christmas looks on during the quarterfinals of the Big East Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 8, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

No. 2 Syracuse Beats Connecticut 58-55 In Big East Tournament

Dion Waiters had 18 points and James Southerland scored all 10 of his points in the final 8 minutes to lead No. 2 Syracuse to a 58-55 victory over Connecticut on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament.

03/08/2012