Syracuse gives it away late in 51-49 loss to Notre Dame (full coverage)

Notre Dame (13-3, 3-0 ACC) made a put-back shot with 2 second left to defeat Syracuse (12-4, 1-2 ACC), 51-49, Saturday afternoon in the Carrier Dome. Sophomore Tyus Battle led Syracuse with 21 points in the setback.

A Notre Dame steal with five seconds left set up a Gibbs layup. Gibbs missed a contested shot but Pflueger followed and tipped it in. Syracuse missed a last second heave from half court.





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Syracuse hosts Notre Dame in an ACC matchup Saturday, Jan. 6 at 3:15 p.m. in the Carrier Dome. The game will be televised on ESPN2 and on the Watch ESPN app. Fans can also listen to the live broadcast on the Syracuse IMG Radio Network.

Former Orange standout Dennis DuVal will join a group of ten other Syracuse players who have had their jerseys retired. DuVal’s ceremony is scheduled for halftime. DuVal started all 81 games he played in at Syracuse, a streak covering the 1971-72, 1972-73 and 1973-74 seasons. He averaged 18.6 points per game and accumulated 1,504 points during his career.

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