Syracuse vs Kansas Back
Syracuse Orange Basketball
Kansas Jayhawks Basketball
5 games
Syracuse 3-2
DATE   Opposing Coach   Score Starters Notes
12/14/1968
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Ted Owens
L
41-71
Suder, McFadden, Smith, Case, Kouwe Smith 11 pts
3/24/1996
NCAA
Roy Williams
W
60-57
Sims, Cipolla, Hill, Wallace, Burgan Wallace & Hill 15 pts
3/18/2001
NCAA
Roy Williams
L
58-87
Griffin, Williams, McNeil, Shumpert, Brown Shumpert & Williams 20 pts
4/7/2003
NCAA
Roy Williams
W
81-78
McNamara, Duany, Forth, Warrick, Anthony National Championship; Anthony 20 pts
11/25/2008
N
Bill Self
W
89-81
Flynn, Devendorf, Onuaku, Onganaet, Harris OT Flynn 25 pts, Devo 20 pts, Harris 14 reb, Onuaku 12 reb

The Syracuse Orange and Kansas Jayhawks first met in 1968 in a game in Lawrence, Kansas. The three teams have met three times in the NCAA tournament, with Syracuse going 2-1 versus the Jayhawks in those game. The most notable meeting was the 2003 National Championship game, which the Orangemen won 81-78 behind Carmelo Anthony and Gerry McNamara, giving Syracuse its first NCAA Tournament Championship.

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