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Attending The Game Saturday? Bring Marshmellows.

Michael Rothstein writes a column for the Journal-Gazette called Irish Insights.  He might as well call the column Ammo For Everyone Else after his latest piece on what frightens Notre Dame players and coaches. Let's take a look at who fears what the most and how we can take advantage of that to influence a basketball game:

Coach: Coach Mike Brey


Fear Factor:Everyone sitting behind the Notre Dame bench simultaneously act like you're going down the big drop on the tallest rollercoaster in the world.  I wanna hear that wwwwwwwWWWWWWWHOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAA!!!!! every five minutes.


Player: Zach Hillesland

Fear: "I don't like spiders."

Fear Factor: I want to see 100 rubber spiders dangling in front of him every time he takes a foul shot.


Player: Luke Harangody

Fear: "Losing my parents."

Fear Factor: Get me Jack Bauer!!!


Player: Ryan Ayers

Fear: "Rodents"

Fear Factor: See Spider one, rinse and repeat.  FYI, his exact words were "Rats, oh my god."  I picture his arms flailing vigourously.


Player: Kyle McAlarney

Fear: The Stay Puft Marshmellow Man

Fear Factor: MARSH.  MELLOWS.  NOW.  And if anyone can figure out a way to make the costume, like this guy or this one or this one, DO IT. (Especially this's John Wayne Gacy's Stay Puft!)

THIS IS A MORAL IMPERATIVE.  If you do not dress like up like the Stay Puft Marshmellow Man and taunt Kyle McAlarney at the SU-ND game, you are putting Syracuse basketball at risk.  And the terrorists will have won.