Syracuse University officials confirmed that the Orange men's basketball team will host St. John's on Dec. 6 at the Carrier Dome.

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Syracuse and St. John's were original members of the Big East. Last year was Syracuse's first as a member of the ACC.

This year's Syracuse-St. John's matchup is the second in a home-and-home series. Last year, Syracuse defeated St. John's, 68-63, at Madison Square Garden. Syracuse holds a 51-37 edge in the all-time series.