first_imgDavid Wilson: Syracuse 67, Notre Dame 49Don’t let me downThe Orange is coming off an emotional win against Duke and is now the No. 1 team in the country, but the Fighting Irish are coming off a grueling overtime win, as well. SU is simply the more talented team and will be able to pull out an impressive win even if it starts slow against UND.Stephen Bailey: Syracuse 69, Notre Dame 55Outta luckNotre Dame dethroned Syracuse two years ago, but without Jerian Grant, this year’s Irish squad just doesn’t have the talent to hang with SU. The Orange locks down ND’s shooters and cruises to victory No. 22.Trevor Hass: Syracuse 72, Notre Dame 58Outfighting the IrishNotre Dame upset Syracuse when it was No. 1 two years ago, but this year’s Irish team isn’t nearly as potent. Eric Atkins is Notre Dame’s main option now that Jerian Grant is out, and SU shouldn’t have any problem keeping him in check. The Orange’s pursuit of perfection continues. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on February 3, 2014 at 6:22 pmlast_img read more