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Syracuse Basketball: Your Orange Madness Primer

Everything you need to know about tonight's Orange Madness event in the Carrier Dome.

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The 2012-2013 Syracuse Orange basketball season officially kicks off tonight with Midnight Orange Madness. Last year, a highly-touted SU squad made it to the Elite Eight. Can this year's team keep meeting expectations? We'll find out soon enough. Until then, let's run down what's in store tonight during he big introduction.

Location: Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY

Date & Time: Friday, October 11th, 2012 @ 8:00 p.m. (doors open at 7:00)

TV: ESPNU (rotating)/ESPN3.com

Radio: TK99

Hosts: Scoop Jardine/Jasmine Jordan

Musical Guest: Wale

Recruits Reportedly Attending: Tyler Ennis ('13), Rysheed Jordan ('13), Chinonso Obokoh ('13), Noah Vonleh ('13), B.J. Johnson ('13), Tyler Lydon ('14), Isaiah Briscoe ('15), Thomas Bryant ('15)

Schedule: Introduction of SU Women's Team (roster), instrasquad scrimmage, performance by Wale, Introduction of SU Men's Team (roster), instrasquad scrimmage & dunk contest.

Dunk Contest Participants: Brandon Triche, James Southerland, Rakeem Christmas, C.J. Fair and Brittney Sykes