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Notre Dame vs. Syracuse - Postgame Notes

 

Feb. 4, 2013

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#9/9 Syracuse 63, #25/RV Notre Dame 47
February 4, 2013
Carrier Dome • Syracuse, N.Y.

• Notre Dame moved to 18-5 overall and 6-4 in BIG EAST play this season ... the Fighting Irish are 3-2 on the road (all league games)

• Tonight's loss snapped Notre Dame's four-game win streak against teams ranked in the top-10 of the Associated Press (AP) poll ... Notre Dame is 17-24 against teams ranked in the top 10 of the AP poll under head coach Mike Brey ... the Irish are 5-2 in the last seven contests against AP top-10 foes

• Tonight was the 44th meeting all-time between Notre Dame and Syracuse ... the Orange lead the series 25-19 ... the two teams have split the last eight encounters ... Notre Dame is 9-12 all-time at Syracuse ... the Irish are 9-20 against the Orange since joining the BIG EAST in 1995

• Notre Dame's 47 points matched a season-low output ... the Irish also scored 47 in a 63-47 loss to Georgetown (Jan. 21) ... Notre Dame shot a season-low 34.6% (18-52) from the floor ... the previous low was 34.7% (17-49) against Georgetown

• Notre Dame had an assist on 14 of its 18 made field goals

• Syracuse held a 32-28 rebound advantage ... the Irish are 4-5 this season when getting outrebounded

• Notre Dame trailed 30-24 at halftime ... the Irish are 3-4 this season when trailing at the intermission

Eric Atkins (Jr./G), Pat Connaughton (So./G), Jack Cooley (Sr./F), Jerian Grant (Jr./G) and Tom Knight (Sr./F) started tonight's contest ... it was the fourth straight game - and fourth time overall this season - that quintet has started ... the Irish are 3-1 with that starting lineup ... Atkins, Connaughton and Cooley have started all 23 games this season, while Grant has 22 starts and Knight has started four games

• Notre Dame wore black jerseys for the fourth time this season (third straight road game) ... the Irish are 3-1 this season when wearing black and 13-13 all-time when donning black uniforms

• A three-pointer from Eric Atkins in the first half upped Notre Dame's streak of consecutive games with a made three- pointer to 465

Jack Cooley (Sr./F)

• Posted his third straight double-double with 10 points and a game-high 11 rebounds ... has a team-best 15 double-doubles this season (six in BIG EAST play) and 28 for his career

• Scored in double-figures for a team-best 21st time this season (44th time of career) ... has reached double-figures in nine of 10 BIG EAST games this season

• Has hauled down 10 or more rebounds in a career best six straight games and 16 times over all this season (31 times in his career)

Jerian Grant (Jr./G)

• Tallied a team-high 15 points ... scored in double-figures for the fifth straight game and for the 19th time this season (45th time of his career) ... has reached double-figures in nine of 10 BIG EAST games this season

 

 

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
Fort Wayne
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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