The Syracuse Orange and Rutgers Scarlet Knights will put their undefeated Big East records to the test in a key conference showdown Saturday as the Big East hits the heart of its conference schedule midway through October.
The Scarlet Knights (5-0, 2-0), undefeated overall, have climbed to the No. 20 ranking nationally, one of three ranked Big East teams — joining the similarly undefeated Cincinnati Bearcats and Louisville Cardinals. Syracuse (2-3, 1-0), on the other hand, has suffered losses at the hands of three non-conference foes, including the USC Trojans. The Orange are coming off of a thrilling 14-13 victory over the Pittsburgh Panthers. .
Here's the complete Big East and FBS independent schedule for the coming weekend:
Louisville Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Panthers, Oct. 12, 11 a.m., ESPNU
Kent State Golden Flashes vs. Army Black Knights, Oct. 13, 12 p.m., CBS Sports Network
Syracuse Orange vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights, Oct. 13, 12 p.m., Big East Network
Temple Owls vs. Connecticut Huskies, Oct. 13, 1 p.m., ESPN3
Oregon State Beavers vs. BYU Cougars, Oct. 13, 3:30 p.m., ABC/ESPN
Fordham Rams vs. Cincinnati Bearcats, Oct. 13, 7 p.m., ESPN3