SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Syracuse returns to the court when it plays host to Pittsburgh in an Atlantic Coast Conference fixture at 4:30 p.m. ET in the Carrier Dome on Wednesday.
How To Watch Syracuse vs. Pittsburgh
For live coverage, viewers can watch the game on the ACC Network and ACC Network Extra. For fans looking for live streaming options, the game will also be available on WatchESPN and the ESPN App. In addition, the Syracuse Sports Network from Learfield IMG College, will also provide live coverage.
The matchup on Wednesday marks the first game for the Orange (6-1, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) since their overtime 107-96 win over Buffalo on Dec. 19. Syracuse enters the contest on a three-game winning streak since losing 79-69 to then-No. 21 Rutgers on Dec. 9. They have won four of the last five games overall.
Pittsburgh comes into encounter seeking to return to winning ways. The Panthers (5-2, 1-1 ACC) suffered a 64-54 defeat to Louisville in its last outing, but they have won four of their last five games overall.
Heading into this game, Syracuse holds a 73-45 advantage in the all-time head-to-head series meeting against Pittsburgh, which dates back to 1914. The Orange have also won the last seven meetings with the Panthers, including both regular-season contests in 2019-20.
Syracuse is averaging 83.7 points per game and giving away 67.9 to its opponents this season. The Orange are shooting 45.4% from the field, grabbing 41.1 rebounds, dishing out 18.3 assists, and picking off 9.6 steals per game this campaign.
Pittsburgh is scoring 72.0 points per game and allowing 64.6 on the defensive side, while shooting 43.7% from 15.1 assists per contest.
Individually, Justin Champagnie is averaging a double-double this season for Pittsburgh with 17.8 and 12.3 rebounds, while Toney Au’Diese is putting out 16.2 points and Xavier Johnson 14.4 per game.
Quincy Guerrier is averaging 18.0 points per game with 10.0 rebounds Syracuse and is ranked second in the ACC in scoring this season.