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Syracuse women’s basketball announces changes to three upcoming games

The Louisville game will be played Jan. 21, while the previously postponed Notre Dame and Georgia Tech contests have been given make-up dates.

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The Syracuse Orange women’s basketball team has made changes to three upcoming contests, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced in a press release Friday afternoon.

Syracuse will travel to Louisville on Thursday, Jan. 21 at 9 p.m. EST on ESPN2. The game was originally scheduled for Feb. 1. It will be the Orange’s first game against a nationally-ranked team this year.

The Orange also scheduled make-up dates for their postponed games against Notre Dame (originally Jan. 10) and Georgia Tech (Jan. 14). The Virginia game will not be rescheduled, as the Cavaliers have opted out of the rest of the season. Syracuse will now play Notre Dame in the Carrier Dome on Jan. 21 and will travel to Georgia Tech on Feb. 2. Game times and TV selections are to be determined.

‘Cuse will return to the court on Sunday after a 29-day break due to COVID-19 protocol. The team will host Miami at noon on RSN/YES Network. Syracuse defeated the Hurricanes in their first meeting of the season, 69-58, on Dec. 10.

Last time out, the Orange defeated Boston College on the road, 83-70 on Dec. 20. Tiana Mangakahia did not play against BC due to a foot injury and Emily Engstler exited the court in the final seconds of the game with a non-contact injury. Head Coach Quentin Hillsman stated on Friday that the team will have a full roster for the Miami game.