It took Joseph Girard III two games, before he cracked the Syracuse starting lineup. It’s not because Giard has been lighting up the scoreboard with this offense, but instead it’s because Girard has shown head coach Jim Boeheim that he can run the offense and set up his teammates. Girard’s scoring will come, and the Orange need all off of it. But in the meantime, he is just the spark Syracuse needs to help jumpstart their season.

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