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Syracuse's C.J. Fair grabds a rebound next to Notre Dame's Zach Auguste during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Syracuse, N.Y., Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Kevin Rivoli)

No. 6 Syracuse beats No. 25 Notre Dame

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -— C.J. Fair had 18 points and 10 rebounds, freshman Jerami Grant scored a season-high 14 points, and No. 9 Syracuse beat No. 25 Notre Dame 63-47 on Monday night to snap a two-game losing streak that had dropped the Orange three spots in the rankings.

Syracuse (19-3, 7-2 Big East) was coming off consecutive road losses against Villanova and Pittsburgh and has only three conference losses in its last 32 Big East games. The Orange have now won a school-record 36 straight games at home, the longest active streak in Division I. Notre Dame (18-5, 6-4) had won three straight.

It was the first meeting between the teams since the Irish handed Syracuse its only conference loss last season, 67-58 at Purcell Pavilion last January.

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