Syracuse vs. Georgetown Live Game Thread

It has been nothing short of an eventful series so far between the longtime rivals. They are now called to take the court, and stage, at Madison Square Garden for round three.

Somebody does not want these two to close the door on their 30-plus year rivalry inside the Big East Conference as the Syracuse Orange and the Georgetown Hoyas square off for their third match this season.

In Game One, the Hoyas defeated the Orange in front of the largest on-campus crowd for an NCAA Division I men's basketball game - 35,012 - inside the Carrier Dome.

The loss also ended Syracuse's winning streak at home at 38-straight games, which was NCAA Division I men's basketball's best active record. Before the loss to Georgetown, Syracuse had not suffered defeat on their home court since the latter part of the 2010-11 season.

Thirdly, that loss aided in a downward spiral for the Orange, who went on to lose three of their final four games of the season after coming up on the wrong side of a 57-46 game versus the Hoyas.

In Game Two, the Orange traveled to the nation's capital of Washington, D.C., in a quest to even the season series. Instead, they were defeated even worse than before, losing to Georgetown by more than 20, amounting a mere 39 points.

With two wins in two days over the Seton Hall Pirates and the Pittsburgh Panthers, Syracuse has earned the right to face Georgetown once again, after they automatically advanced through the first two rounds and then sent the Cincinnati Bearcats packing.

Game Three's stage only happens to be the place where numerous shining moments in college basketball have been recorded. Where else could you possibly imagine Syracuse versus Georgetown for the last time, we think, than under the spotlights of Madison Square Garden?

The answer is no where for those of you wondering.

The game is on for you in our live thread HERE

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