The fundamental rule of sport is you have to score more than your opponent, unless you're a golfer, that is.
As one of the top collegiate programs, the Syracuse basketball team has had its fair share of outstanding scorers. Guys like Dion Waiters, John Wallace, Wes Johnson, Sherman Douglas and Preston Shumpert all could light up the scoresheet on any given night.
All of those guys were standouts, and none of them could crack our top five. With the college basketball season still way off in the distance, let's take a look back and count down the five best scorers in Orange history.
We'll judge these players on their statistical output as well has their versatility and ability to hit shots in the clutch. It's one thing to just score a lot a points, but it's another to score consistently from all over the floor and hit shots when it matters most.