SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) –
The Syracuse Orange erased a 20-point deficit to beat Notre Dame at the Carrier Dome Saturday 75-67. This ties the largest comeback by any ACC team this season.
The Orange outscored the Irish 24-5 over an eight-minute stretch to get within one. Syracuse took it’s first lead of the game when Buddy Boeheim knocked down his fifth 3-pointer with only 7:36 to play to put Syracuse on top 62-60. SU never let up and kept a lead the remainder of the game.
Orange junior guard Buddy Boeheim led the way for the Orange with a career-high 29 points. Marek Dolezaj joined Buddy in double-figures. He chipped in 18 points and six rebounds.
With this win, Syracuse improves to 13-6 overall (7-5 in the ACC).
Syracuse has now won six of its last eight games. Next up for the Orange is a trip to Duke on Monday. Tip-time scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on ESPN.