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What channel is Syracuse basketball’s NCAA Tournament First Four game on? (vs. Arizona State)

By Adam Rombel


DAYTON, Ohio — Syracuse men’s basketball (20-13) is back in the NCAA Tournament after a one-year absence and will take on the Arizona State Sun Devils (20-11) in the First Four in Dayton Wednesday night.

The game tips off at about 9:10 p.m. at the University of Dayton Arena and will be televised nationally on truTV, with an announcing crew comprised of Ian Eagle, Jim Spanarkel, and Allie LaForce.

Fans can also stream the game through the March Madness Live service, available through

Syracuse and Arizona St., both seeded No. 11 in the Midwest Region, face off for the right to play No. 6 seed TCU on Friday night in Detroit. That game will tip off at about 9:40 p.m. on CBS.

The last time the Orange and Sun Devils met was in the 2009 NCAA Tournament in Miami, with Syracuse coming out on top 78-67. Arizona State won the first matchup between the schools, 93-77, in the 1968-69 season.

Syracuse is 1-1 all-time in NCAA Tournament games in Dayton, defeating Hawaii but losing to Kansas in the 2001 edition of March Madness.

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