Originally posted on Orange Fizz  |  Last updated 3/7/13
Syracuse gets the easy win over DePaul as expected, the last of its kind against a team whose nickname begins with “B-L-U-E  D-E…” (there’s a team in the ACC fitting that description). Here’s our Fizz 5takeaways from the victory. Lack of Offensive Fluidity It ended up being a 21-point blowout, but for large portions of the game, especially in the first half, there still wasn’t a lot of rhythm moving the ball. Michael Carter-Williams had a solid day, but the SU start against an 11-18 DePaul squad won’t fly against Georgetown. Jim Boeheim called the first ten minutes stagnant, and C.J. Fair echoed to The Fizz the Orange played “laid back” on both sides. Syracuse only amassed ten assists as a team (and only 8 against the Hoyas two weeks ago), and it took 16 minutes to grab a lead and sustain it. SU must get off to a hotter start against Georgetown. A double-bye in the Big East Tournament is on the line. Stuck in the Deep Shot Doldrums If Syracuse was ever going to shoot the three...
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