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Syracuse, Cornell open 2017-18 hoops seasons in the Dome tonight (preview)

Syracuse and Cornell begin their 2017-18 regular season in the Carrier Dome Friday night. Opening tip-off is set for 7 p.m. This will be Jim Boeheim’s 42nd season opener as head coach for the Orange.

Syracuse looks to improve its all-time record against Cornell, which currently stands at 91-31. The teams first met on Feb. 16, 1902, which resulted in an 18-15 win for the Orange. The Orange have won the last 37 meetings against the Big Red. Cornell’s last win in the series was a 93-81 triumph on Dec. 4, 1968.

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