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Sharpshooter James Southerland
There have been times this season when the Orange just can't put the ball in the basket.
That's a problem. The half-court offense has been stagnant in some games, and it's much more a function of not making shots than poor ball movement.
Getting James Southerland back from his suspension is the key. When he's out on the floor, he opens up the rest of the floor for his teammates, regardless of if he makes shots.
And, generally, he makes shots.
Southerland and Brandon Triche need to keep shooting from outside. They're shooters and pull the defense out and open up space inside even if they miss.
C. J. Fair may have a great three-point shooting percentage, but he and Michael Carter-Williams aren't pure shooters and need to continue to pick their spots. Fair has done a good job of that, and Carter-Williams has improved his shot selection as the season has progressed.
If Trevor Cooney can hit one or two each game, the Orange will be in good shape.