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Next stop: 'Beat Duke'; Centro bus drivers showing Orange support

Bus drivers in the city of Syracuse will be showing their Orange pride this weekend as SU prepares to face Duke in the Carrier Dome.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Bus drivers in the city of Syracuse will be showing their Orange pride this weekend as SU prepares to face Duke in the Carrier Dome.

According to a Centro spokesperson, drivers will wear orange in support of the hometown’s college basketball team.

In addition, Centro buses may display a brief message, “Beat Duke” on their destination signs, in addition to the standard route name and number.

ESPN’s College GameDay crew will visit the Salt City for the much-anticipated game between the Orange – the consensus No. 2 men’s college basketball team – and the Duke Blue Devils.

Perennial national power Duke is ranked No. 16 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches poll and No. 17 in the Associated Press poll.

SU heads in to the game 20-0 in its first season as a full member of the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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