On-campus record 34,616 expected

Updated: February 27, 2010, 5:23 PM ET
Associated Press

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- When Villanova (No. 8 ESPN/USA Today, No. 7 AP) enters the Carrier Dome for Saturday night's game against No. 4 Syracuse, the Wildcats will be caught in an orange wave bigger than any other in the building's basketball history.

A crowd of 34,616 is expected, the largest on campus for an NCAA game, and would mark the fourth time in the past seven years that Syracuse has set an attendance record. Fans will be given orange minitowels when they step through the turnstiles.

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