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2013 Big Ten-ACC Challenge: Indiana to play Syracuse at Carrier Dome.

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The Hoosiers will play Syracuse in a rematch of a 2013 NCAA Tournament game.

Rob Carr

Numerous sources are reporting that IU will play Syracuse at the Carrier Dome in the 2013 Big Ten-ACC Challenge. This is, of course, a rematch of the 2013 Sweet 16 game won by 4 seed Syracuse over 1 seed IU. IU and Syracuse have met five times previously. The 1987 NCAA title game was the first meeting and IU's only win to date. This will be the first time the programs have played on either team's home court. Also, Syracuse will be playing in the Challenge for the first time ever, after moving from the Big East. I don't know much about what the Orange return, but obviously IU's team will look quite different. This is, as far as I can tell, the second time IU has played an ACC team in the Challenge after having played that team in the previous NCAA Tournament. In 2002, IU beat Maryland in overtime in Indianapolis after losing to the Terps in the 2002 NCAA title game.