Men Face #9 Syracuse on ESPNU

The Central Connecticut men's basketball team travels to #9 Syracuse to play its final non-conference game of the 2012-13 season on Monday.  Tip-off is scheduled for 3 p.m. and the game will be televised nationally on ESPNU.

The Blue Devils enter the game 4-6 overall and have lost three straight.  Syracuse is 11-1 on the season and playing their 10th home game.  They are 9-0 at home this season and have won 31 straght at home in the Carrier Dome.  Central is facing a Big East team for the first time since the 2010-11 season when they dropped a game at Providence.

Syracuse is play a team from the Northeast Conference for the third time this season.  They have beaten Wagner and Monmouth, both at home.

Tip is scheduled for 3 p.m. on ESPNU.