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#FakeNunes previews Syracuse vs. North Carolina

Jimmy Fallon appearance not included

NCAA Basketball: North Carolina at Syracuse Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome back, Fake Nunes fans. We’re here for another season of Syracuse Orange ACC Basketball so let’s get to the Orange’s first visit of the year to Tobacco Road

Opponent: North Carolina Tar Heels

Location: Chapel Hill, NC

Students: 30,101 students who think argyle is always a fashionable choice

The 2020-21 Fake Nunes Equation of Tumult (#FNET)

You wanted something more ridiculous than RPI and the NCAA gave you NET. We give you more ridiculousness so we’re bringing back a revised FNET metric.

Head Coach Bench Attire and Mask:

We pointed out Roy’s sweater vest in our ACC Casual piece and that’s better than what he had going on last week in Coral Gables. Come on UNC, get Roy some pants that fit.

NCAA Basketball: North Carolina at Miami-Florida Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

We think Jim Boeheim brought out his best look of the season on Saturday night. White script Syracuse 14 zip with the dark pants.

NCAA Basketball: Georgetown at Syracuse Gregory Fisher-USA TODAY Sports

Advantage: Syracuse

NBA 2K Playability:

With five top-50 recruits on their roster UNC is going to get the ratings edge.

Advantage: UNC

Basketball Program Hashtag:

None vs #CarolinaFamily

So we’ve got Family and The Brotherhood, does NC State use some other relative-related hashtag? Guess we’ll find out later this season

Advantage: UNC

ACC Social Media Favorites:

Come on do we even need to explain this

Advantage: UNC

Boeheim Jacket Mask Toss Meter

NCAA Basketball: Bryant at Syracuse Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

4.4/10 The hope of seeing a Boeheim sideline toss is fading. Jim’s got this clear mask thing down and the 14 zip isn’t getting ripped off over his glasses but maybe we’ll get some kind of toss but not likely in this one.


UNC hasn’t shot well all year and have had a week off. Syracuse is coming off two tough games and it’s unsure if Bourama Sidibe can go in this one. Not sure Marek Dolezaj can handle 40 minutes against the Tar Heels bigs and that rebounding advantage leads to a five-point Syracuse loss.