SFA 1st Half Breakdown

A big first half for Syracuse, who leads 38-22. Here is some first half analysis:

Syracuse shot well overall, going 15-24 from the field. Here is a breakdown of how they set up their offense:

Off Dribble Off Pass Off Tip
FG-FGA 7-11 8-12 0-1
3-pt FG-FGA 1-2 0-2 0-0
Points 15 16 0

The Orange had no trouble getting into the paint against the smaller Lumberjacks:

FG-FGA Points
In Paint 11-17 22
Mid Range 3-3 6
Three Pointer 1-4 3
Free Throws 7-10 7

Syracuse scored 1.13 points per possesion in the first half, while SFA scored .61 per possesion.

Coming into the game SFA had the number 3 effective FG percentage defense in the country at 42.6 %. Today, Syracuse had an eFG% of 64.6 in the first half.

Great start for Syracuse. Let’s see if they can keep it going in the second half with a shorter bench (Kristoff out with the flu).


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