Posted January 01, 2013 on AP on Fox

SALT LAKE CITY - MARCH 25: Head coach Jim Boeheim of the Syracuse Orange reacts during the west regional semifinal of the 2010 NCAA men's basketball tournament against the Butler Bulldogs at the Energy Solutions Arena on March 25, 2010 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Bulldogs defeated the Orange 63-59. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Syracuse's Jim Boeheim is getting ready for his first chance to pass Bob Knight for second place on the all-time Division I wins list. He's not the only coach that will be in the spotlight at the Carrier Dome since Rutgers' Mike Rice is back for his first game following an ignominious suspension. The No. 7 Orange should be in good shape to earn this historic victory for Boeheim since they have won a school-record 32 straight at home along with 12 in a row overall against the Scarlet Knights heading into Wednesday night's Big East opener for both teams. Boeheim tied Knight with victory No. 902 as Syracuse (12-1) cruised to a 96-62 rout of Central Connecticut State on Monday. The Orange coach's total represents the most of anyone at one school. With one day to prepare for the start of conference play, Boeheim is focused on ending Rutgers' five-game win streak. "We're looking forward to starting the Big East with Rutgers," Boeheim said. "...
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