Syracuse men’s basketball to play Eastern Michigan on Dec. 19

first_img Published on July 15, 2016 at 2:53 pm Contact Connor: cgrossma@syr.edu | @connorgrossman Related Stories Syracuse basketball will reportedly host Georgetown on Dec. 17Syracuse basketball reportedly to play Connecticut at Madison Square Garden on Dec. 5Syracuse basketball to host St. John’s on Dec. 21Syracuse will host North Florida on Dec. 3Syracuse basketball will host Cornell in 122nd all-time matchup on Dec. 27 Syracuse added another nonconference game to its 2016-17 slate on Tuesday. Eastern Michigan will come to the Carrier Dome on Dec. 19, led by head coach Rob Murphy, formerly an SU assistant coach from 2004-11.The Orange leads the all-time series between the teams, 3-1, most recently beating the Eagles, 70-48, on Dec. 31, 2013. Senior guard Raven Lee led EMU with 15.1 points per game last year, rounding out the team’s top three scorers that will return next season.Eastern Michigan finished last season 18-15 while Syracuse landed in its sixth Final Four.Syracuse now has 13 nonconference games on its 2016-17 schedule with announced or reported dates. Here’s a list of them, including a three-game, five-day stretch created because of the EMU-SU game.Nov. 11 — vs. ColgateNov. 15 — vs. Holy CrossNov. 18 — vs. MonmouthNov. 22 — vs. South Carolina StateNov. 26 — vs. South Carolina (Barclays Center)Nov. 29 — at WisconsinDec. 3 — North FloridaDec. 5 — Connecticut (Madison Square Garden)Dec. 10 – vs. BostonDec. 17 — vs. GeorgetownDec. 19 — vs. Eastern MichiganDec. 21 — vs. St. John’sDec. 27 — vs. CornellBold = Brooklyn Hoops Holiday InvitationalAdvertisementThis is placeholder text Commentscenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img

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