It’s still very early in the college basketball season, but one of the main storylines to this point for Syracuse has been its balanced scoring.
That trend continued on Tuesday night inside the Dome as SU routed South Carolina State 101-59.
The Orange put six players in double figures, led by Andrew White’s 15 points.
Three players finished with double-doubles: Tyler Lydon (14 points, 10 rebounds), Tyler Roberson (13 points, 12 rebounds), and Frank Howard (10 points, 11 assists).
Taurean Thompson’s status was up in the air entering the night. The freshman had rolled his ankle on Friday against Monmouth and he had yet to fully participate in practice since then.
Not only did Thompson play, but he played very well. Thompson finished with 12 points, four rebounds, and four blocks in 24 minutes of action.
John Gillon came off the bench to chip in with 14 points as Syracuse made 13 of its 24 attempts from three-point range.
It marks the first time that SU has hit the century mark since beating Monmouth 108-56 back on December 8, 2012.
With the win, the Orange improves to 4-0 on the young season.
The Orange head to the Barclays Center on Saturday to take on 4-0 South Carolina.