The Syracuse Orange men's basketball program, known traditionally as the "Syracuse Orangemen", is an intercollegiate men's basketball team representing Syracuse University. The program is classified in the Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and the team competes in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Syracuse is considered one of the most prestigious college basketball programs in the country with 3 overall claimed National Championships and 1 NCAA Tournament championship, as well being a National Runner-up 2 times and currently holding an active NCAA-record 48 consecutive winning seasons. Syracuse is ranked fifth in total victories among all NCAA Division I programs and seventh in all-time win percentage among programs with at least 50 years in Division I, with an all-time win-loss record of 2001–899† as of January 20, 2018. The Orange are also sixth in NCAA Tournament appearances, seventh in NCAA Tournament victories, and eighth in Final Four appearances.
The Orange play their home games at the Carrier Dome. The Dome is the largest arena in NCAA DI basketball with a maximum capacity of 35,446.
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