Syracuse left the Big East for the Atlantic Coast Conference last year. The old conference foes played last season at Madison Square Garden, with Syracuse winning 68-63.
Syracuse finished last season 28-6 after opening the season with 25 straight wins. The Orange were upset by Dayton in the third round of the NCAA tournament.
St. John's went 20-13 last season, losing in the first round of the NIT.
- Paul Palladino