Syracuse students agree: Being undefeated is a great Christmas present. Syracuse continues their way through the non-conference slate, taking on Oakland. This is their last game before the Big East Conference fires up, and will be a nice final tune up for the gentlemen before traveling to New Jersey. But before that, they have to face Oakland, picked to finish first in the Summit League. Their best player is center Keith Benson, who is averaging 17.7ppg, and 11.1rpg. That's a double-double for those keeping score at home. This is a team who can pound the boards, and if Syracuse performs on the glass like they did in the first half against St. Bonaventure, this game will sadly be too close for comfort. However, if Onuaku is healthy, comes back, and plays well, as well as Rick Jackson...

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