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Syracuse Orange vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish

The Syracuse Orange and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish face off on Monday Night in ACC college basketball action. The Orange is -13 point favorites over the Fighting Irish. The Syracuse Orange remain unbeaten and are the top ranked team in the nation sitting at 21-0 overall. Syracuse is 8-0 in the ACC and 13-0 at home having played the 69th ranked schedule in the nation. C.J. Fair leads the Orange averaging 17.2 points and 5.2 rebounds. Trevor Cooney is averaging 13.2 points, Jerami Grant is averaging 13 points and 7.1 rebounds, and Tyler Ennis is averaging 12.4 points and 5.5 assists. Syracuse is averaging 72.3 points and they are shooting 46.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 59.3 points and their opponents are shooting 40.9 percent. Syracuse is playing their second of three consecutive home games with a run that sees them playing five of six at home. The Read More

Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish

The Rutgers Scarlett Knights and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish face off on Saturday In the New Era Pinstripe Bowl in Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. The Fighting Irish are -14 point favorites over the Scarlet Knights with an over/under point total set at 52.5. The Rutgers Scarlett Knights won their final game of the season over South Florida to get their sixth win and become bowl eligible but it has been a rough season for the RU. Rutgers started the season with one point loss against Fresno State and it went downhill from there. The Scarlet Knights lost five of their last seven games and in most of those games, particularly against the bowl teams they just weren’t competitive. Chas Dodd is serviceable at QB at best as to throw high percentage short passes to be effective as it was Gary Nova at QB the bulk of the season Read More

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Bryant Bulldogs

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Bryant Bulldogs face off in South Bend o Monday Night in college basketball action. The Fighting Irish are -13.5 point favorites over the Bulldogs with an over/under point total set 129. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 6-2 for the season including a 6-1 mark at home this season. ND has played just the 334th ranked schedule but with games against Indiana and Ohio State coming up before starting their ACC schedule things get more difficult in a hurry. Lerian Grant leads the Irish averaging 19.4 points and 5.9 assists per game. Garrick Sherman is averaging 14.6 points and 6.8 rebounds per game, Eric Atkins is averaging 13.6 points and 5.0 assists, and Pat Connaughton is averaging 12.6 points and 6.8 rebounds. Notre Dame is averaging 84.4 points per game and they are shooting 50.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are Read More

USC Trojans vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the USC Trojans face off on Saturday Night in South Bend in one of the biggest traditional rivalries in college football. The Irish are -3 point favorites over the Trojans. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish had the week of last week after beating Arizona State in Cowboys stadium the week earlier to take their record to 4-2 at the halfway point of the season. The Notre Dame offense is averaging 27.3 points and 386.8 yards per game while turning the ball over seven times. QB Tommy Rees has completed just 51.7 percent of their passes with 13 touchdowns and six interceptions. Cam McDaniel has the most carries out of the ND backfield and he is averaging 4.1 yards per carry with two touchdowns and George Atkinson III is averaging 5.8 yards per carry with two touchdowns. T.J. Jones is Notre Dame’s leading receiver with Read More

Marquette Golden Eagles vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish

The Marquette Golden Eagles and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish face off on Thursday in Madison Square Garden as they close out third round action of the Big East College Basketball Tournament. The Golden Eagles are -2 point favorites over the Fighting Irish with an over/under point total set at 126.5. The Marquette Golden Eagles had a solid season winning their last four games and six of their last seven games. Marquette is 14-4 in Big East play, 2-1 in neutral site games, and they finished the year ranked 12th in the nation. As a team Marquette is averaging 69.1 points, 14.5 assists, and they are shooting 46.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 62.6 points, 13.5 assists, and their opponents are shooting 40.6 percent. Vander Blue is averaging 14.4 points, Davante Gardener is averaging 11.5 points, and Jamil Wilson is averaging 9.2 points. Marquette has been a typical Buzz Read More

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Pittsburgh Panthers

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish visit the Pitt Panthers in big east action Monday. The Panthers are -10.5 point favorites over the Fighting Irish with an over/under point total set at 123.5. Notre Dame gets back to action quickly after getting defeated fairly soundly on the road against surging Providence this past weekend. The Irish were outhustled and shut down offensively by the Friars in the 71-54 loss. Notre Dame got pedestrian outings from key contributors Jerian Grant and Eric Atkins who combined for 16 points on 5-17 shooting. Jack Cooley led the Irish with 12 and 10 but got most of his points on put back buckets off his guards misses. Credit Providence’s strong perimeter D as arguably the main reason they got the easy win as they flustered the Irish from the perimeter all day forcing them into 1-14 shooting from deep. Pitt also gets back on the Read More

Kentucky Wildcats vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Kentucky Wildcats face off on Thursday in a college basketball matchup in South Bend. The Fighting Irish are -1.5 point favorites over the Wildcats with an over/under point total set at 134. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish took an early season loss but since then Mike Brey’s team have reeled off four wins in a row. Five of ND’s wins have come at home this season and they have a win over a team with a RPI better than 50. As a team Notre Dame is averaging 73.7 points per game, 19 assists, and they are shooting 49 percent while defensively they are allowing 59.7 points, 13.9 assists, and they are allowing their opponents to shoot 37.3 percent. Jack Cooley is averaging 14.3 points and 11.3 rebounds, Jerian Grant is averaging 13 points, Garrick Sherman is averaging 11 points, and Eric Atkins is Read More

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Navy Midshipmen

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Navy Midshipmen kick off their college football seasons as they meet in Dublin on Saturday.  The Fighting Irish are -17 point favorites over the Midshipmen with an over/under point total set at 61. It’s year three of the Brian Kelly regime in South Bend as Head Coach of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and in his last gig in Cincinnati it was the year he got his team to a BCS Bowl and he hopes history can repeat itself here. Starting QB Tommy Rees is suspended and will miss this game and freshman Everett Golson gets the nod as the starter. Golson will have plenty of help as the Irish are stacked in the backfield with Cierre Wood and Theo Riddick both proven commodities to take it to the house. Tyler Eifert is one of the better tight ends in the nation but Read More

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Providence Friars

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish look to get back to winning as they close out their regular season against the Providence Friars.  The Fighting Irish are -11 point favorites over the Friars with an over/under point total set at 129.5. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have put together a strong year but Mike Brey’s team has lost back to back games and would like to avoid closing the season out with three losses. ND is 12-5 in the Big East, 15-1 at home this season, and they are tied for third place in the conference standings. Jerian Grant is averaging 12.6 points and 4.9 assists, Eric Atkins is averaging 12.5 points, and Jack Cooley is averaging 12 points and 8.9 rebounds. As a team the Fighting Irish are averaging 67.1 points and they are shooting 43.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 61.5 points and their opponents are shooting 40.9 Read More

Georgetown Hoyas vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish

The Georgetown Hoyas and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish face off for a Monday Night battle on the hardwood between two nationally ranked Big East teams.  The Hoyas are -6.5 point favorites over the Fighting Irish with an over/under point total set at 118.5. With less than a week to go in the regular season the Georgetown Hoyas are looking like a two or three seed in the NCAA Tournament as John Thompson III’s team has been playing consistent basketball all season long. Georgetown is 11-5 in the Big East, 14-1 at home this season, in fourth place in the conference standings, and 2-2 against teams ranked in the top 25. Jason Clark is averaging 14.5 points and 4.1 rebounds, Hollis Thompson is averaging 13.1 points and 5.5 rebounds, and Henry Sims is averaging 11.3 points and 5.5 rebounds. As a team the Hoyas are averaging 69.6 points and they Read More