Report: SU to play UConn at MSG next year

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SYRACUSE, NY – JANUARY 09: Head coach Jim Boeheim of the Syracuse Orange acknowledges the cheering crowd as he returns to coach following a NCAA suspension before the game against the North Carolina Tar Heels on January 9, 2016 at The Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

Syracuse University and the University of Connecticut will renew their regular season rivalry next season when the former giants of Big East basketball meet at Madison Square Garden, according to a report.

The Hartford Courant reports that SU will take on the Huskies in New York City on Dec. 5 in the Jimmy V Classic.

The Orange played UConn in the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament this past season, with SU winning 79-76.

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