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#FakeNunes previews Syracuse vs. Notre Dame

No jacket, no tie, no problem for Mike Brey

NCAA Basketball: Notre Dame at Syracuse Rich Barnes-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 preview of this pivotal really it’s kind of important

Opponent: Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Location: South Bend, IN

Students: 1 students who

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:

No ACC HC was better prepared for casual sideline attire than Mike Brey. He’s been #TeamNoTie for a while but apparently he spent no time preparing on the proper way to wear a mask.

NCAA Basketball: Notre Dame at Georgia Tech Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Brey could have learned that last part from watching Jim Boeheim who seems to wear his mask correctly right up until the time someone gets within six feet of him then he yanks it down. Good thing someone designed the clear mask so we could read his lips....

NCAA Basketball: Syracuse at Clemson Andersen Independent Mail-USA TODAY NETWORK

Advantage: Push

NBA 2K Playability:

Notre Dame has some good shooters not even Pat Connaughton is selecting this squad in 2K.

Advantage: Syracuse

Basketball Program Hashtag:

None vs #GoIrish

See how simple it is. Nothing wrong with #GoOrange or #GoCuse.....

Advantage: Notre Dame

ACC Social Media Favorites:

Marek Dolezaj’s guest spot on Packer and Durham sways the Triangle pundits this week

Advantage: Syracuse

Boeheim Jacket Mask Toss Meter

NCAA Basketball: Syracuse at Clemson Andersen Independent Mail-USA TODAY NETWORK

6.3/10 Josh Pastner stole the mask smash but if Mike Brey comes out in shorts during a lake effect snow storm, Boeheim might throw the mask at the sight of those pasty white legs.


Prepare for plenty of trash talk from Joe Girard and Prentiss Hubb in this one. Girard usually responds well to this talk so we think he puts together two solid halves of basketball tomorrow. The Orange hold on and take a needed home win over the Irish.