March Madness Rivalries: Georgetown-Syracuse Comes To An End

Saturday at the Verizon Center at noon EST, Georgetown will host Syracuse for the final time as a Big East rival.

Otto Porter dominated the Orange at the Carrier Dome three weeks ago with 33 points, can he do it again? 

For more on the Georgetown/Syracuse rivalry, this Oral History of the rivalry from the Washington Post is a must read. 

The Big East may be changing, but this rivalry needs to find a way to stick around with non-conference games. 

Be sure to head to PolicyMic for all the coverage you can handle during March Madness. 

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Liam Boylan-Pett

Liam is a culture writing intern at PolicyMic. His work has appeared in "Running Times" and other running publications. He is also a professional middle-distance runner for the New Jersey-New York Track Club. After graduating from Columbia University with his bachelor's degree, he earned a Master's of Professional Studies in Journalism from Georgetown University. Originally from Bath, Mich, he spends his time watching TV, reading longform journalism, and thinking about who is going to be in the NCAA basketball tournament's Final Four.

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