The Syracuse Orange men's basketball team comes into this game fresh off of a road win versus Big East Conference foe, the Louisville Cardinals, where they took down the top team in the country.
Heading home, the Orange play host in this match to the Bearcats of Cincinnati, who are also coming off of a win, there's at home, where they defeated the Marquette Golden Eagles in overtime, 71-69.
Syracuse enters atop the Big East as the only team without a conference loss at 5-0.
Cincinnati is fourth among the 15 Big East teams, with a 4-2 conference record thus far.
The Bearcats are 4-0 in true road contests.
They are 1-1 against teams ranked among the top 25 in the country at the time of play.
The Orange are 12-0 at home in the Carrier Dome.
Against opoonents ranked inside the top-25 at the time of play, Syracuse is 2-0.
Junior guard Sean Kilpatrick leads three Bearcats who average double-figures in points per game, with 18.3. Senior guards Cashmere Wright and Jaquon Parker follow with 15.1 and 10.9 points per game, respectively, illustrating a more backcourt-dominant team.
Wright has a knee injury that has left him questionable.
From distance, Wright is leading the Bearcats, making 44.2% of his attempts this season.
Junior forward Titus Rubles rules the boards for Cincinnati, averaging the most rebounds per game, with 6.1. Leading scorer Kilpatrick follows with 5.4.
In total, the Bearcats have five players who average close to five rebounds or more per match.
Cincinnati enters the Dome making more turnovers than times they steal the game, with 13 turnovers per game to eight steals.
The Bearcats has gone as deep as 10 players for all but one of their 19 matches so far.
Cincinnati and Syracuse come into the match-up with the same amount of rebounds averaged per game, with 42.8.
Do not miss a moment of the game, and make sure to comment as the action happens on our live thread that you can find HERE