Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 3/1/12
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It won’t be getting much easier for Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals. The Daily Orange reports that more than 30,000 tickets have already been sold for Syracuse’s Senior Day match-up with the Cards this weekend. Cuse is expecting their biggest crowd of the season. At this time yesterday there were less than 100 tickets remaining. I highly doubt any of those are still available. The Carrier Dome is always jam packed and a very tough environment for any team. Saturday’s game will likely be a little tougher than usual, considering it’s Senior Day for arguably the best Syracuse team in the last six or seven years. Syracuse’s average attendance of 23,085 this season is ahead of last year’s 22,312 average. After last night’s game, it’s hard to imagine the Cards going on the road and knocking off the #1 ranked RPI team in the country. However, the Cards have won 7 of 8 against Cuse and played them very tough a few weeks ago. Let’s not give up just yet!
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