Providence vs. Syracuse: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Providence vs. Syracuse: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Providence 59
(14-12, 3-7 away)
(8) Syracuse 84
(22-4, 16-0 home)
Venue: Carrier Dome
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 20, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Providence 16 43 59
Syracuse 43 41 84
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Providence V Council 15 L Henton 13 V Council 7
Syracuse C Fair 20 C Fair 10 M Carter-Williams 12

On Wednesday, Feb. 20, Providence was outshot 56.6 percent-34.8 percent by No. 8 Syracuse and was smoked by the Orange 84-59 in conference play. The game was pretty much decided at halftime, with Syracuse up 43-16. The Friars now have a record of 2-3 versus AP-Ranked teams this season. Vincent Council put up 15 points and seven assists (5 Stl 4 Reb) in a losing effort. LaDontae Henton played his way to a double-double with a team-high 15 points and 13 rebounds. Michael Carter-Williams registered a double-double for the Orange on 15 points and 12 assists. Providence (14-12, 6-8 Big East) gets Rutgers (13-12, 4-10 Big East) on the road on Saturday, Feb. 23.

Providence Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 5:34 left to go.
  • Providence started 14-12 during the 2010, 2002, and 2001 seasons (since 1996).
  • Prior to this game, PC played 41 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 10-31.
  • When the opposition records 30 or more field goals made this season, Providence has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 50.0 percent or better this season, Providence has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 18 or more assists this season, Providence has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • Providence has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past four games.
  • The top two scorers (LaDontae Henton and Vincent Council) accounted for 50.8 percent of the points.
  • LaDontae Henton accounted for 37.1 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • LaDontae Henton has led the team in scoring three times and in rebounding 13 times in 26 games this season.
  • LaDontae Henton recorded the 19th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • LaDontae Henton has three straight double-digit point games.
  • LaDontae Henton recorded a double-double. It was his ninth this season and 18th of his career.
  • Bryce Cotton has 14 straight double-digit point games.
  • Kadeem Batts has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Josh Fortune.

Syracuse Game Notes

  • C.J. Fair recorded a team season high in defensive rebounds with 10.
  • The top two scorers (C.J. Fair and James Southerland) accounted for 47.6 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (C.J. Fair and James Southerland) accounted for 41.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • C.J. Fair has led the team in scoring 10 times and in rebounding 12 times in 26 games this season.
  • This game was the 10th double-digit assist game of Michael Carter-Williams's career.
  • Michael Carter-Williams has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Michael Carter-Williams recorded a double-double. It was the ninth of his career.
  • This marks the sixth 20-point game of C.J. Fair's career.
  • C.J. Fair has 16 straight double-digit point games.
  • C.J. Fair recorded a double-double. It was his ninth this season and 11th of his career.
  • This marks the fifth 20-point game of James Southerland's career.
  • James Southerland has four straight double-digit point games.
  • James Southerland set a career high with a 100 percent three-point percentage.
PC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AVincent Council381547503
ALaDontae Henton3615130112
C+Kadeem Batts331350014
C+Bryce Cotton351011000
CKris Dunn30232100
D-Josh Fortune15010001
-Lee Goldsbrough7010003
-Brice Kofane4211101
SU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+M. Carter-Williams3615512112
A+C.J. Fair3320102011
AJ. Southerland262061202
B+Brandon Triche271432202
C+Jerami Grant21351000
C+R. Christmas16620033
CTrevor Cooney15410011
DBaye Keita19020211
-M. Lyde-Cajuste3000000

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