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