Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Syracuse Orange

Head Coach: Jim Boeheim

Team Mascot: Otto the Orange

Year Opened: 1980

Capacity: 35446

City / State: Syracuse / New York

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Syracuse vs UConn

Rival Team: Connecticut Huskies

The rivalry between Syracuse and UConn began in 1956. However, it didn’t peak until both teams entered the Big East in 1979. From 1979 to 2013, the Syracuse-UConn rivalry was one of the best in the Big East producing many incredible matchups including a six overtime thrill in the 2009 Big East Tournament. The rivalry may have dissipated a bit since the original Big East disbanded, but you’ll still be in for a treat when attending a Syracuse-UConn game.

Syracuse vs Pitt

Rival Team: Pittsburgh Panthers

Syracuse and Pitt have been battling out on the court since the Panthers joined the Big East in 1982. The rivalry and tension between the two teams have recently moved over to the ACC, so make sure to get tickets when the Orange long-time rivals come to town.

Syracuse vs Boston College

Rival Team: Boston College Eagles

Both Syracuse and Boston College were founding members of the Big East in 1979 and over the years they have established a healthy rivalry. Matchups between Syracuse and BC are always intense, so make sure to get tickets when the Eagles come to town.

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Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Syracuse Orange

Head Coach: Jim Boeheim

Team Mascot: Otto the Orange

Year Opened: 1980

Capacity: 35446

City / State: Syracuse / New York

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