Feb 21, 2012; Newark, NJ, USA; Georgetown Hoyas head coach John Thompson III is all alone as Seton Hall Pirates fans stand and celebrate upset victory at the Prudential Center. Seton Hall Pirates defeat the Georgetown Hoyas 73-55. Mandatory Credit: Jim O'Connor-US PRESSWIRE
The Big East revealed their basketball schedule for 2012-13 on Wednesday and Georgetown will host Syracuse for the final time on March 9.
The Big East released their 2012-13 schedule and John Thompson's Georgetown Hoyas will be featured prominently on national television throughout the winter. There had been rumors and speculation that Syracuse would visit DC for the final conference matchup between the Hoyas and rival Orange, and the Big East confirmed that with their release on Wednesday. As previously reported, ESPN's Gameday will also visit Georgetown for the first time, broadcasting for the 'Cuse finale at Noon on March 9. It will surely make for an unforgettable atmosphere for the final meeting between the conference's two biggest rivals.
The first leg of the final home-and-home will take place at the Carrier Dome, and CBS will cover that late Saturday afternoon clash on February 23. John Thompson's club will also be featured on Big Monday against Notre Dame and Marquette. The Hoyas complete Big East slate:
Saturday, 1/5: MARQUETTE AT 2PM (ESPN3)
Tuesday, 1/8: PITTSBURGH AT 9PM (ESPNU)
Saturday, 1/12: ST. JOHN'S AT NOON (ESPN2)
Wednesday, 1/16: PROVIDENCE AT 7PM (ESPN3)
Saturday, 1/19: SOUTH FLORIDA AT TBD (ESPN3)
Monday, 1/21: NOTRE DAME AT 7:30PM (ESPN)
Saturday, 1/26: LOUISVILLE AT NOON (ESPN)
Wednesday, 1/30: SETON HALLAT 7PM (ESPN3)
Saturday, 2/2: ST. JOHN'S AT 4PM (CBS)
Saturday, 2/9: RUTGERS AT NOON (ESPN3)
Monday, 2/11: MARQUETTE AT 7PM (ESPN)
Friday, 2/15: CINCINNATI AT 9PM (ESPN)
Wednesday, 2/20: DEPAUL AT 7PM (ESPN3)
Saturday, 2/23: SYRACUSE AT 4PM (CBS)
Wednesday, 2/27: UCONN AT 7PM (ESPN2)
Saturday, 3/2: RUTGERS AT 9PM (ESPNU)
Wednesday, 3/6: VILLANOVA AT 7PM (ESPN OR ESPN2)
Saturday, 3/9: SYRACUSE AT NOON (ESPN)
3/12 - 3/16: BIG EAST TOURNAMENT (Madison Square Garden, NY, NY)
For more on the Hoyas and their schedule, visit Casual Hoya.