The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are off to a fantastic start to the season and enter Saturday’s contest against the Syracuse Orange with a 6-1 record, after thumping the Michigan State Spartans earlier this week thanks to a smokeshow of a game by Cormac Ryan.
Notre Dame has been a really well-rounded scoring team this season with all five starters averaging double digits in scoring with Nate Laszewski leading the way at 16.9. While Dane Goodwin and J.J. Starling are averaging more points a game, senior guard Trey Wertz has really settled into his role distributing the ball and making the offense work.
It’s the first ACC game of the season, and the Irish are really clicking right now — unlike the Orange.
According to DraftKings Sportsbook, the Irish are 6.5-point favorites over Syracuse with an OVER/UNDER of 134.5.
Head Coach: Jim Boeheim (47th season)
Season Record: 3-4
Key Players: G Judah Mintz (15.1 ppg), C Jesse Edwards (11.1 reb pg)
Quick Overview: It’s been a tough season for the Orange. Jim Boeheim got his 1000th win, but Syracuse is on a three game losing stream and just got hammered by Illinois, 73-44.
WHEN, WHERE, AND HOW TO WATCH
When: Saturday, December 3, 12:00 PM EST
Where: Purcell Pavilion, South Bend, Indiana
How to Watch: ESPN2
put some respect on it pic.twitter.com/u4mSbF0sSO— Notre Dame Men's Basketball (@NDmbb) December 2, 2022
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