The Syracuse Orange head to Connecticut on Wednesday to take on the Huskies in a Big East road game. The Orange sit at 20-3 (8-2) and are tied for first place in the conference. Though the Huskies sit in the middle of the standings, they could still present a challenge for the Orange.
Anytime Syracuse and Connecticut get together, there's always a chance for a great game. One needs to only think back to 2009, when the Orange defeated the Huskies in a six-overtime thriller.
Syracuse leads the all-time series against UConn 54-36.
Few would expect anything different this time around when the two teams hook up on Wednesday night. Syracuse is the superior team this year and should be able to get out of the XL Center with a victory. The Orange are one of the top teams in the nation and are led by a talented mix of veterans and youngsters who play well together.
If Syracuse plans on beating the Huskies and staying on top of the Big East, the following keys to the game must be followed.