Syracuse Orange

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The Syracuse Orange are the athletic teams that represent Syracuse University. The school is a member of NCAA Division I and the Atlantic Coast Conference. Until 2013, Syracuse was a member of the Big East Conference. The school's mascot is Otto the Orange. Until 2004, the teams were known as the Orangemen and Orangewomen. The men's basketball, football, wrestling, men's lacrosse, and women's basketball teams play in the Carrier Dome. Other sports facilities include the nearby Manley Field House complex, the Tennity Ice Skating Pavilion, and Drumlins Country Club.

Football

Syracuse Orange college football
First Season
1889
Team History
Syracuse Orange (2004-present)
Syracuse Orangemen (1889-2003)
Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference (2013-present)
Big East Conference ((1991-2012))
Independent (1889-1990)
Venue
Carrier Dome (1980-present)
Schoellkopf Field (1979)
Rich Stadium (1979)
Giants Stadium (1979)
Archbold Stadium (1907-78)
Key People
Players • Coaches


Programs by season

1900s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
Syracuse Orangemen
1909
November 20 vs. Illinois Archbold Stadium

1940s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1945
November 17 vs. Colgate Archbold Stadium
1948
October 2 at Holy Cross Fitton Field

1950s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1950
October 14 vs. Penn State Archbold Stadium
1952
January 1, 1953 vs. Alabama Burdine Stadium
1953
October 17 at Penn State New Beaver Field
1956
January 1, 1957 vs. TCU Cotton Bowl
1957
September 28 vs. Iowa State Archbold Stadium
October 12 at Cornell Schoellkopf Field
October 19 at Nebraska Memorial Stadium
1958
October 4 at Holy Cross Fitton Field
November 1 vs. Pittsburgh Archbold Stadium
January 1, 1959 vs. Oklahoma Burdine Stadium
1959
October 3 vs. Maryland Archbold Stadium
January 1, 1960 vs. Texas Cotton Bowl

1960s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1960
October 8 at Holy Cross Fitton Field
October 29 vs. Pittsburgh Archbold Stadium
1961
November 18 at Notre Dame Notre Dame Stadium
December 16 vs. Miami Liberty Bowl (Philadelphia, PA)
1962
September 29 at Army Polo Grounds
November 10 vs. Navy Archbold Stadium
1963
October 26 vs. Oregon State Archbold Stadium
November 28 vs. Notre Dame Yankee Stadium
1964
September 26 vs. Kansas Archbold Stadium
November 14 vs. Virginia Tech Archbold Stadium
January 1, 1965 vs. LSU Tulane Stadium
1965
October 2 at Maryland Byrd Stadium
1966
October 29 vs. Pittsburgh Archbold Stadium
November 12 vs. Florida State Archbold Stadium
December 31 vs. Tennessee Gator Bowl
1967
September 23 vs. Baylor Archbold Stadium
November 11 vs. Holy Cross Archbold Stadium
1968
September 21 at Michigan State Spartan Stadium
October 26 at California California Memorial Stadium

1970s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1970
September 19 at Houston Astrodome
September 26 vs. Kansas Archbold Stadium
October 3 at Illinois Memorial Stadium
1971
September 25 at Northwestern Dyche Stadium
1973
October 6 at Maryland Byrd Stadium
1976
October 2 vs. Oregon State Archbold Stadium
October 30 at Pittsburgh Pitt Stadium
1978
September 23 at Michigan State Spartan Stadium
1979
November 3 at Pittsburgh Pitt Stadium

1980s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1980
September 27 vs. Northwestern Carrier Dome
October 4 vs. Kansas Carrier Dome
November 1 vs. Pittsburgh Carrier Dome
1982
September 3 at Rutgers Giants Stadium
September 18 vs. Illinois Carrier Dome
October 2 vs. Maryland Carrier Dome
October 23 vs. Pittsburgh Carrier Dome
1983
September 2 at Temple Franklin Field
September 24 vs. Rutgers Carrier Dome
October 29 at Pittsburgh Pitt Stadium
1985
December 21 vs. Maryland Pontiac Silverdome
1986
October 18 at Penn State Beaver Stadium
1987
September 26 at Virginia Tech Lane Stadium
January 1, 1988 vs. Auburn Louisiana Superdome
1988
December 3 vs. Pittsburgh Carrier Dome
January 2, 1989 vs. LSU Tampa Stadium
1989
November 4 vs. Boston College Carrier Dome
December 30 vs. Georgia Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

1990s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1990
December 25 vs. Arizona Aloha Stadium
1991
January 1, 1992 vs. Ohio State Tampa Stadium
1994
September 10 at Cincinnati Nippert Stadium
1995
October 7 vs. Temple Carrier Dome
1997
December 31 vs. Kansas State Sun Devil Stadium
1998
January 2, 1999 vs. Florida Orange Bowl
1999
December 29 vs. Kentucky Adelphia Coliseum

2000s

2000
September 29 vs. East Carolina Carrier Dome
October 7 vs. Pittsburgh Carrier Dome
2003
October 11 at Virginia Tech Lane Stadium
Syracuse Orange
2004
September 18 vs. Cincinnati Carrier Dome
December 21 vs. Georgia Tech Florida Citrus Bowl

2010s

2012
December 29 vs. West Virginia Yankee Stadium
2013
December 27 vs. Minnesota Reliant Stadium
2016
November 5 at Clemson Memorial Stadium
2018
December 28 vs. West Virginia Camping World Stadium

Media guides and yearbooks by season

Media guides

1950s 1956
1970s 1976 • 1979
1980s 1984 • 1988
2000s 2000 • 2001
2010s 2016 • 2019

Men's Basketball

Syracuse Orange men's college basketball
First Season
1898-99
Team History
Syracuse Orange (2004-present)
Syracuse Orangemen (1898-2004)
Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference (2013-present)
Big East Conference (1979-2013)
Independent (1898-1979)
Venue
Carrier Dome (1980-present)
Manley Field House (1962-80)
Onondaga County War Memorial (1951-52, 1955-62)
State Fair Coliseum (1947-51)
Archbold Gymnasium (1908-47, 1952-55)
Key People
Players • Coaches


Programs by season

1940s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1941-42
February 28, 1942 vs. Colgate Archbold Gymnasium

1990s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1995-96
March 30 & April 1, 1996 vs. Mississippi State & Kentucky Continental Airlines Arena
Atlantic Coast Conference
Atlantic Division Boston College Eagles • Clemson Tigers • Florida State Seminoles • Louisville Cardinals • NC State Wolfpack • Notre Dame Fighting Irish • Syracuse Orange • Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Coastal Division Duke Blue Devils • Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets • Miami Hurricanes • North Carolina Tar Heels • Pittsburgh Panthers • Virginia Cavaliers • Virginia Tech Hokies
Basketball Venues Littlejohn Coliseum
Football Venues Alumni Stadium • Bobby Dodd Stadium • Hard Rock Stadium • Kenan Memorial Stadium • Scott Stadium • Wallace Wade Stadium
FBS Conferences American Athletic Conference • Atlantic Coast Conference • Big 12 Conference • Big Ten Conference • Conference USA • Mid-American Conference • Mountain West Conference • Pac-12 Conference • Southeastern Conference • Sun Belt Conference
FCS Conferences Big Sky Conference • Big South Conference • Colonial Athletic Association • Ivy League • Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference • Missouri Valley Football Conference • Northeast Conference • Ohio Valley Conference • Patriot League • Pioneer Football League • Southern Conference • Southland Conference • Southwestern Athletic Conference
Other Conferences Current: ASUN Conference • Big East Conference • West Coast Conference • Western Athletic Conference
Former: Big Eight Conference