Orange hosts So. Connecticut St. in final exhibition tonight (preview)

Syracuse returns to the Carrier Dome Monday, Nov. 6 to close out its exhibition schedule against Southern Connecticut State. Opening tip is set for 7 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased on Cuse.com, by calling 1-888-DOMETIX or at Gate B of the Carrier Dome. Fans can also watch the game on ACC Network Extra.

The Orange played its first exhibition game against Southern New Hampshire last Wednesday and picked up an 84-54 victory. Sophomore Tyus Battle totaled a game-high 20 points and freshman Oshae Brissett contributed 17 points and 11 rebounds in the win. Junior Frank Howard and freshman Howard Washington each tallied double-digit scoring on the night with 15 and 11 points, respectively. Freshman Bourama Sidibe finished with 10 points, eight rebounds and six blocks.

Southern Connecticut State, a Division II program, participates in the Northeast-10 conference. This will be the Owls’ third season under head coach Scott Burrell. Last season, Southern Connecticut State posted an 18-13 record and reached the second round of the NCAA Tournament.  Full game info, rosters & more at Cuse.com


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