Syracuse vs. Louisville: Full Game Preview

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse more stories
Syracuse vs. Louisville: Full Game Preview
(1) Syracuse
(16-1, 4-1 away)
(1) Louisville
(16-1, 9-0 home)
Venue: KFC Yum! Center
4:00PM ET / 1:00PM PT, January 19, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Syracuse B Triche 14.1 C Fair 7.1 M Carter-Williams 9.4
Louisville R Smith 18.9 G Dieng 10.4 P Siva 5.6

On Saturday, No. 6 Syracuse travels to KFC Yum! Center to take on No. 1 Louisville. It starts at 4:00 EST and you can catch it on ESPN. The Orange are 2-5 against the Cardinals over the last four years. The last time they met (3/3/2012) they won 58-49.

Syracuse is tied with Louisville for 1st in the conference.

The Orange got past Villanova 72-61 on January 12th with the help of 22 points and 5 rebounds from C.J. Fair. He leads the team in rebounds per game with 7.1 while also putting up 13.6 points per game. For the Cardinals, Chane Behanan finished with 16 points and 9 rebounds in the 73-58 blowout of Connecticut on January 14th. He is averaging 11.4 points and 7.5 rebounds per game.

Louisville StatSmack

  • Syracuse beat Louisville by 9 points the last time they played (Mar 03, 2012).
  • Kids want to come here. Since 1998 Syracuse has recruited more Top 50 high school players than Louisville (22 vs 15).
  • The Syracuse blocks leader (Rakeem Christmas) has more blocks than the Louisville blocks leader (Montrezl Harrell).
  • We have a history of cultivating talent. Over the past 10 years, Syracuse has had more players drafted by the NBA than Louisville (10 vs 4).
  • Syracuse can actually jump, with more rebounds (44.8 per game vs 38.6 per game) than Louisville this season.
  • C.J. Fair is ranked 6th in the Big East in rebounds.
  • The only thing that matters. Syracuse has more NCAA Championships over the last 10 years than Louisville (1 vs 0).
  • Michael Carter-Williams is ranked 1st nationally in assists and 6th nationally in steals.
  • You get an A for effort, but Syracuse has emerged victorious against Louisville the last 2 times they've played.
  • We just win. Syracuse has more wins over the last 5 years than Louisville (152 vs 145).
SU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A- M. Carter-Williams 33 12 5 9 3 1 4
B+ C.J. Fair 31 14 7 1 1 1 1
B Brandon Triche 31 14 3 4 2 0 3
B J. Southerland 26 14 5 1 1 1 1
B- R. Christmas 22 7 5 0 1 2 1
C DaJuan Coleman 15 6 5 0 1 1 1
C Baye Keita 14 4 4 0 1 1 1
C Jerami Grant 12 4 2 0 0 0 1
C Trevor Cooney 14 5 1 1 1 0 0
D+ Noel Jones 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
D M. Lyde-Cajuste 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Nolan Hart 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D G. Hoffmann 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Russ DeRemer 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Albert Nassar 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Lville Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A- Russ Smith 28 19 3 3 2 0 3
B+ Gorgui Dieng 28 9 10 2 1 2 2
B+ Peyton Siva 29 12 2 6 2 0 3
B+ Chane Behanan 27 11 8 1 2 0 1
B- W. Blackshear 21 9 4 1 1 0 1
B- M. Harrell 19 6 4 0 1 1 1
C+ Luke Hancock 21 6 3 2 1 0 1
C S. Van Treese 14 2 4 0 1 0 0
C Kevin Ware 17 4 2 1 1 0 1
D+ Zach Price 8 1 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Michael Baffour 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
D+ Tim Henderson 4 1 1 0 1 0 0
D Jordan Bond 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
D Logan Baumann 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
Load More Stories

Follow Syracuse Basketball from B/R on Facebook

Follow Syracuse Basketball from B/R on Facebook and get the latest updates straight to your newsfeed!

Out of Bounds

Syracuse Basketball

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.