Southerland, Triche to showcase skills in Portsmouth Invitational Tournament

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Related Stories Cohen: Triche, Southerland leave Syracuse with mixed legacies Published on April 8, 2013 at 12:28 pm Contact Trevor: [email protected] | @TrevorHasscenter_img James Southerland and Brandon Triche will play in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, a tournament featuring college basketball’s elite seniors.Southerland and Triche are two of 64 players who will compete in the tournament, which will run from Wednesday to Saturday at Churchland High School in Portsmouth, Va.The 6-foot-8 sharpshooting Southerland shot close to 40 percent from 3-point range on the season, connecting on a team-high 84 3s. He averaged 13.3 points and 5.2 rebounds per game, helping the Orange embark on a Final Four run. Southerland carried SU to the Big East tournament finale, drilling 19 3s in Syracuse’s run at Madison Square Garden.He’ll be joined by teammate Brandon Triche, who holds the record for the most wins in SU history. Triche averaged 13.6 points and 3.6 assists on the season, scoring 20 points in Syracuse’s second-round win over Montana and 14 in its upset over Indiana.Southerland and Triche will be joined by Notre Dame’s Jack Cooley, Villanova’s Mouphtaou Yarou and Providence’s Vincent Council. Indiana’s Jordan Hulls, Michigan State’s Derrick Nix and Temple’s Khalif Wyatt will also compete in the tournament, which has featured NBA legends such as Scottie Pippen, John Stockton and Dave Cowens. NBA scouts from all teams will be present to witness the four-game, 12-day tournament.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Commentslast_img

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