Men's Basketball

Syracuse completes nonconference schedule with Colgate on Dec. 9

Colin Davy | Staff Photographer

Jim Boeheim has historically dominated the Raiders, but this season the squad returns 93 percent of last year's scoring.

Syracuse will host Colgate in the Carrier Dome on Dec. 9, SU Athletics announced on Friday morning.

The Orange’s game against the Raiders is the 13th and final non-conference game of SU’s 2017-18 slate.

Syracuse has beaten Colgate 51 straight times, most recently an 83-55 thumping in the Carrier Dome last season. This will be the 170th meeting all-time between the two schools, the most familiar opponent in Orange men’s basketball history.

Colgate was 10-22 overall (8-10 Patriot) last year, but the Raiders return 93 percent of last year’s scoring. That includes sophomore forward Will Rayman (14.6 points per game), senior guard Sean O’Brien (12.5) and senior forward Jordan Swopshire (10.3).

Here’s the Orange’s full nonconference schedule:

Friday, Nov. 10: Cornell

Tuesday, Nov. 14: Iona

Friday/Saturday, Nov. 17/18: Texas Southern

Monday, Nov. 20: Oakland

Wednesday, Nov. 22: Toledo

Monday, Nov. 27:  Big Ten/ACC Challenge vs. Maryland

Saturday, Dec. 2: Kansas (at American Airlines Arena, in Miami)

Tuesday, Dec. 5: Connecticut (at Madison Square Garden)

Saturday, Dec. 9: Colgate

Saturday, Dec. 16: at Georgetown (Reportedly)

Tuesday, Dec. 19: Buffalo

Friday, Dec. 22: St. Bonaventure

Wednesday, Dec. 27: Eastern Michigan

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