Syracuse men's basketball schedule for 2016-17 officially released

SU will take on Georgetown, Virginia and Duke in the Carrier Dome

The ACC released its men’s basketball schedule for the upcoming season on Monday afternoon, officially finalizing Syracuse’s 2016-17 slate of games.

Syracuse will open the season with two exhibition contests followed by 13 consecutive non-conference games.The Orange will take on former Big East rivals Georgetown and St. John’s in the Carrier Dome on Dec. 17 and 21, respectively, and UCONN at Madison Square Garden Dec. 5.  Prior to the match-up with Georgetown, SU will honor former star guard Pearl Washington, who passed away in April.

The Orange will open ACC play on New Year’s Day at Boston College and then return home to take on Miami Jan. 4 and Pittsburgh three days later. Other notable home ACC match-ups include Virginia on Feb. 4, Louisville on Feb. 13 and Duke on Feb. 22. Duke and Syracuse have faced-off in the Carrier Dome two previous times, with both games setting on-campus NCAA college basketball attendance records. 

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