On a Syracuse team with depth Jim Boeheim raved about before the season, and even during it, it’s been Andrew White as the only consistent scorer. Saturday was the latest chapter in the graduate transfer’s rampage through opposing defenses, and his early fireworks gave the Orange enough of a cushion to avoid catastrophe at the end. Syracuse would take the win, , 77-71.
White set up shop behind the 3-point arc in the first half, salvaging a Syracuse offense that couldn’t get much going outside him at the start. His five first-half 3s came one game after he hit four in the opening 20 minutes against Wisconsin, further showing he’s the Orange’s go-to scorer for the time being. Read more from DailyOrange.com
Syracuse basketball box score vs. North Florida
Complete coverage from the Orange victory on Saturday
– White III, Battle Push Orange Past North Florida (Cuse.com)
– Andrew White’s 26 points carry Syracuse men’s basketball in 77-71 win over North Florida (Daily Orange)
– Syracuse 77 – North Florida 71: Orange edge Ospreys (NunesMagician.com)
– Syracuse basketball hangs on for win over North Florida to end 2-game losing streak (Syracuse.com)