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

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DePaul vs. Syracuse: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
DePaul 57
(11-19, 4-8 away)
(17) Syracuse 78
(23-7, 17-2 home)
Venue: Carrier Dome
6:00PM ET / 3:00PM PT, March 06, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
DePaul 26 31 57
Syracuse 35 43 78
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
DePaul C Melvin 15 C Melvin 8 B Young 6
Syracuse J Southerland 22 J Southerland 10 M Carter-Williams 5

DePaul was thumped by No. 17 Syracuse 78-57 in conference play on Wednesday, Mar. 6. The Blue Demons are still looking for their first win over an AP-Ranked team this season (0-5). The Blue Demons got a team-high 15 points and eight rebounds from Cleveland Melvin. Brandon Young had 12 points and added six assists. James Southerland registered a double-double for the Orange with a game-high 22 points and 10 rebounds. The Blue Demons are on a five-game losing streak. Next up for DePaul (11-19, 2-15 Big East) is 20th-ranked Pittsburgh (23-7, 11-6 Big East) on Saturday, Mar. 9 on their home court.

DePaul Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 3:28 left to go.
  • The last time DePaul started the season 11-19 was 2007.
  • Prior to this game, DePaul played 45 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 1-44.
  • The Blue Demons have lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-6) after having a field goal percentage of 37.7 percent or worse.
  • DePaul has lost 90 percent of the time this season (1-9) after recording six or fewer steals.
  • When the opposition records 24 or more free throws made this season, DePaul has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 47 or more rebounds this season, DePaul has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition commits 10 or fewer turnovers this season, DePaul has lost 100 percent of the time (0-5).
  • DePaul has been outshot by their opponents in field goal percentage for the past 15 games.
  • The top two scorers (Cleveland Melvin and Brandon Young) accounted for 47.3 percent of the points.
  • Cleveland Melvin has led the team in scoring 13 times and in rebounding 19 times in 30 games this season.
  • Cleveland Melvin has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Brandon Young has 12 straight double-digit point games.

Syracuse Game Notes

  • James Southerland recorded a team season high in free throws made with 11.
  • The top two scorers (James Southerland and C.J. Fair) accounted for 48.7 percent of the points.
  • James Southerland has led the team in scoring eight times and in rebounding three times in 30 games this season.
  • C.J. Fair has 20 straight double-digit point games.
  • Michael Carter-Williams has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the sixth 20-point game of James Southerland's career.
  • James Southerland has eight straight double-digit point games.
  • James Southerland recorded a double-double. It was the first of his career.
  • James Southerland set career highs with 11 free throws made, 10 rebounds, and six offensive rebounds.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Rakeem Christmas.
  • Rakeem Christmas set a career high with five blocks.
DEP PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AC. Melvin321582013
B+Brandon Young321226203
BMoses Morgan20921122
B-Montray Clemons10440001
CJamee Crockett29840102
CDonnavan Kirk18231000
C-C. McKinney17410102
-D. McDonald6200000
DD. Robertson Jr.16030001
DWorrel Clahar13120002
-Peter Ryckbosch3000000
SU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+J. Southerland3522101101
AM. Carter-Williams361055412
AC.J. Fair361670131
ABrandon Triche351554013
B+R. Christmas22660151
BBaye Keita13440010
CTrevor Cooney9211100
CJerami Grant8130011
-DaJuan Coleman4220101

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