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Arkansas had answers for nearly everything Syracuse had to offer on Friday night.
That is, everything except for a career game from senior James Southerland - who had 35 points to lead the No. 6 Orange to a 91-82 win over the Razorbacks.
The loss was the third straight for Arkansas (3-3), following setbacks against Arizona State and Wisconsin in last week's Las Vegas Invitational. The Razorbacks' difficult early stretch continues Tuesday when they host Oklahoma before traveling to No. 3 Michigan next weekend.
''I think the guys were disappointed, without a doubt,'' Arkansas coach Mike Anderson said. ''They wanted this game here.
''We just want to keep getting better.''
While the Razorbacks' early struggles continued, Southerland provided Syracuse (5-0) with exactly what it needed off the bench - and then some - in its first visit to Arkansas.
The senior's point total was a career high, as was his 9 of 13 shooting on 3-poi...
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James Southerland provided Syracuse with exactly what it needed off the bench - and then some - in its first visit to Arkansas.
Southerland scored a career-high 35 points to lead the No. 6 Orange to a 91-82 win over Arkansas on Friday night.
The senior, who was also a career-best 9-for-13 on 3-pointers, helped Syracuse (5-0) win in its first visit to Bud Walton Arena. The 6-foot...
James Southerland couldn't miss as he led the Orange past Arkansas in the Big East-SEC challenge. Syracuse improved to 5-0 on the season as they won their first true road game of the year.
The Orange traveled to a hostile environment as part of the Big East-SEC Challenge and came away with a 91-82 victory over Arkansas. James Southerland scored a career-high 35 points and tied a school record with nine three-pointers. Syracuse improved to 5-0 on the season.
James Southerland scored a career-high 35 points to lead No. 6 Syracuse to a 91-82 win over Arkansas on Friday night.
Southerland, who was also a career-best 9 for 13 on 3-pointers, heloed the Orange (5-0) win in their first visit to Bud Walton Arena. The senior bested his former career mark of 22 points, set against Princeton earlier this season, and five 3s, which he had as a...
Syracuse remained unbeaten well into last season, and its favorable upcoming schedule lends reason to believe it could happen again.
The sixth-ranked Orange seek their 48th straight regular-season non-conference victory when they host Eastern Michigan on Monday night.
Syracuse won its first 20 games of 2011-12 before a loss at Notre Dame on Jan. 21 en route to a 34-3 overall record...