Syracuse men’s basketball to reportedly play Kansas in 2017 at neutral site

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ The game will take place at American Airlines Arena, home of the Miami Heat. The game will be a rematch of the 2003 national championship, Syracuse’s only NCAA title, when the Orange won 81-78 behind Hakim Warrick’s late block on Michael Lee’s corner 3-pointer.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe Jayhawks finished last season 33-5 and are ranked No. 3 in the country in the preseason AP Poll, while SU comes in at No. 19. Since the 2003 title game, the two teams have played once. That game took place on Nov. 25, 2008 at a neutral site, and Syracuse secured an 89-81 overtime win behind 25 points from Jonny Flynn and 20 from Eric Devendorf.Last week, CBS Sports reported that SU will also play Connecticut at Madison Square Garden next season. The 2017-18 season is expected to be Jim Boeheim’s 42nd and last as Syracuse head coach.The Orange plays Division II Le Moyne Tuesday night and opens the regular season against Colgate on Friday night in the Carrier Dome. Comments Published on November 8, 2016 at 10:54 am Contact Matt: mcschnei@syr.edu | @matt_schneidmancenter_img Syracuse will play Kansas on Dec. 2, 2017 at a neutral site in Miami, CBS Sports reported Tuesday morning.last_img