Syracuse can beat anyone without James Southerland. How do I know that? Because the Orange won at Louisville without Southerland on Saturday.
Mark Turgeon has openly said that he’s considering using sophomore Nick Faust at point guard against the Wolfpack, simply because the Terrapins haven’t been getting the same type of play in the backcourt that they were at the beginning of the season.
The first ever college basketball game at the Barclays Center was supposed to be a coronation for the defending national champions. The problem was, no one told Maryland.
It’s easy to see the progress that this program has made in just one year under Turgeon. Maryland is deeper, bigger and savvier than they were at this time last year, and that will only be enhanced if Wells is allowed to play this season.