Georgetown at Syracuse
Details: Carrier Dome, 8.
Radio-TV: WWDC-1260, ESPN, live; 9 p.m.--WBFF-TV-45 (tape); 10 p.m., WTTG-TV-5 (tape).
Records: Hoyas 9-4, 0-1 in Big East; Orangemen 11-1, 2-0.
Injuries: Georgetown's Anthony Jones (dislocated left elbow) is out.
Game Analysis: Both teams are coming off losses, although record 30,000-plus crowd expected at the Carrier Dome. No. 9 Syracuse is led by forwards Leo Rautins and Tony Bruin, and guard Erich Santifer. In loss to St. John's, Georgetown had trouble getting ball inside to 7-foot center Patrick Ewing. Howard at S.C. State
Details: Bulldog Gymnasium, 8.
Records: Bison 4-4 and 0-1 in the MEAC; Bulldogs 4-4 and 0-1.
Game Analysis: South Carolina State is a running team averaging 90 points per game; Howard is more patient and averages 71. South Carolina State is led by 6-7 forward Mike Haynes (25.6 ppg). Guard Bernard Perry (14.3) and forward Kevin Scott (10.1) lead Howard. UDC at Elizabeth City St.
Details: Vaughn Athletic Center, 8.
Radio-TV: WDCU-FM-90.1; WOL-1450.
Records: Firebirds 13-2; Vikings 2-11.
Game Analysis: UDC beat Elizabeth City 3 1/2 weeks ago at UDC, 113-99. UDC has won eight straight games; Michael Britt, with 1,952 points, is closing on 2,000 career points. Earl Jones was named ECAC Division II player of the week after scoring 90 points in three games. Look for a running game. ECS is led by guard Benji Brown (14.3 ppg) and forward Ervin Harris (10 rebounds).