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Notre Dame vs. UConn - Postgame Notes

 

Jan. 12, 2013

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• The loss snapped Notre Dame's 12-game overall win streak and 17-game home win streak

• Notre Dame is 46-2 in its last 48 home games ... both losses have come against Connecticut

• This is the third Notre Dame home win streak of at least 17 games in length that Connecticut has snapped since 2009 ... the Huskies halted a 45-game streak in 2008-09 and a 29-game streak last season

• Today was the 28th meeting all-time between Notre Dame and Connecticut ... the Huskies lead the series 18-10 ... the Irish have won four of the last six encounters

• Notre Dame was 24-of-56 (.429) from the field ... the Irish had shot 50% or above from the field in each of the last five games entering today

• Connecticut was 27-of-53 (.509) from the floor ... that is the first time an Irish opponent shot 50% or above from the field this season

• The Fighting Irish only had nine turnovers ... it is the fifth time this season (third straight game) they have had fewer than 10 turnovers in a game

• Notre Dame made a season-low four free throws on a season-low seven attempts

• Connecticut held a 34-28 rebound advantage ... the Irish are 2-2 this season when being outrebounded

• The Irish led 31-29 at halftime ... today was Notre Dame's first loss this season when leading at the intermission ... Notre Dame is 13-1 this season when leading at halftime

• Eric Atkins (Jr./G), Pat Connaughton (So./G), Jack Cooley (Sr./F), Jerian Grant (Jr./G) and Scott Martin (GS/G) started today's contest ... the Irish are 12-2 this season with that starting lineup and 23-6 over the past two campaigns ... Atkins, Connaughton and Cooley have started all 16 games this season, while Grant and Martin have 15 starts each

• A three-pointer from Eric Atkins in the first half upped Notre Dame's streak of consecutive games with a made three-pointer to 458

Eric Atkins (Jr./G)
• Scored a season-high 18 points ... has scored in double-figures in the last four games and 11 times overall this season ... has 39 career double-figure scoring efforts

Cameron Biedscheid (Fr./F)
• Was 1-of-1 from three-point range ... has made seven consecutive three-point attempts over the course of the last four games

Jack Cooley (Sr./F)
• Scored in double-figures (14 points) for a team-best 15th time this season and for the 38th time in his career ... has reached double-figures in points in 11 straight games, which is a career-best streak and a team-best streak this season

Jerian Grant (Jr./G)
• Scored 11 points ... has reached double-figures in points in each of the last five games and 13 times overall this season (39 times in career)

 

 

Event Calendar

Delta

November 1
7:00 PM
Mercy
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
November 7
7:00 PM
Catholic
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
November 12
12:00 PM
Bryant University
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
November 16
7:00 PM
Seattle University
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
November 18
TBA
Loyola Maryland
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
November 21
TBA
Colorado
Brooklyn, N.Y. (Barclays Center)

ESPN 2
November 22
TBA
Texas or Northwestern
Brooklyn, N.Y. (Barclays Center)

ESPN 2/ESPNU
November 26
2:00 PM
Chicago State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
November 29
9:00 PM
Iowa
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ESPN 2
December 4
TBA
North Carolina A&T
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
December 6
9:00 PM
IPFW
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ESPNU
December 10
12:00 PM
Villanova
Newark, N.J. (Prudential Center)

CBS
December 17
2:00 PM
Purdue
Indianapolis, Ind. (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)

ESPN 2
December 19
7:00 PM
Colgate
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
December 28
7:00 PM
Saint Peters
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
December 31
TBA
Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pa. (Petersen Events Center)

ACC Network
January 4
9:00 PM
Louisville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network
January 7
3:00 PM
Clemson
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network
January 12
7:00 PM
Miami
Miami, Fla. (BankUnited Center)

ESPN/ESPN 2
January 14
2:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Cassell Coliseum)

ACC Network
January 18
7:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (Tucker Center)

RSN
January 21
12:00 PM
Syracuse
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ESPN/ESPN 2
January 24
8:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network
January 28
12:00 PM
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (McCamish Pavillion)

ESPNU
January 30
7:00 PM
Duke
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ESPN
February 4
TBA
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Smith Center)

ESPN/ESPN 2
February 7
7:00 PM
Wake Forest
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ESPNEWS
February 11
2:00 PM
Florida State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ESPN/ESPN 2
February 14
7:00 PM
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Mass. (Conte Forum)

ESPNU
February 18
12:00 PM
North Carolina State
Raleigh, N.C. (PNC Arena)

ESPN/ESPN 2
February 26
6:30 PM
Georgia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ESPNU
March 1
8:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network
March 4
2:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (KFC Yum! Center)

CBS

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