Syracuse men’s basketball to reportedly face Connecticut in 2017 at Madison Square Garden

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ The Orange, ranked No. 19 in this year’s preseason Top 25, plays UConn on Dec. 5 this year at Madison Square Garden. The two former Big East rivals have a storied history of competitive matchups, including the six-overtime game at MSG during the 2009 Big East tournament.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSyracuse beat the Huskies last season at the Battle 4 Atlantis en route to claiming the tournament title. The Orange advanced to the Final Four and finished the year with a 23-14 mark.The 2017-18 season is expected to be Jim Boeheim’s 42nd and last as SU’s head coach. Syracuse opens up the 2016-17 campaign next Friday, Nov. 11 against Colgate in the Carrier Dome. Comments Syracuse will play Connecticut in the 2017 Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden, per CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein. Specific dates and times for the tournament have not yet been released.center_img Published on November 3, 2016 at 2:19 pm Contact Matthew: mguti100@syr.edu | @MatthewGut21last_img

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