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Notre Dame vs. Providence - Postgame Notes

 

Feb. 16, 2013

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Providence 71, #21/21 Notre Dame 54
February 16, 2013
Dunkin Donuts Center o Providence, R.I.

o Notre Dame moved to 20-6 overall and 8-5 in BIG EAST play this season ... the Fighting Irish are 3-3 on the road (all BIG EAST games)
o Today was the 26th meeting all-time between Notre Dame and Providence ... the Fighting Irish lead the series 16-10 ... the Friar victory snapped Notre Dame's nine-game win streak in the series ... this was Providence's first victory over Notre Dame since Feb. 24, 2004 (73-59 at Notre Dame) ... Notre Dame had won six straight times at Providence prior to today ... the Irish are 7-5 all-time at Providence ... the Fighting Irish are 14-7 against the Friars since joining the BIG EAST in 1995
o Providence held a 43-32 rebound advantage ... Notre Dame is 4-6 this season when getting outrebounded
o The Irish matched a season-low total with one made three-pointer (on 14 attempts) ... Notre Dame also made one trey at St. John's (Jan. 15)
o Notre Dame blocked eight shots, which is the most for the Irish in a BIG EAST game this season
o Notre Dame trailed 34-26 at halftime ... the Irish are 3-5 this season when trailing at the intermission
o Notre Dame was 0-for-4 from three-point range in the first half ... it's just the fourth time ever the Irish have failed to make a three pointer in the first half of a BIG EAST game ... the other occurrences were Jan. 12, 1999 (at Connecticut), Jan. 7, 2004 (at West Virginia) and Jan. 15, 2013 (at St. John's)
o Eric Atkins (Jr./G), Pat Connaughton (So./G), Jack Cooley (Sr./F), Jerian Grant (Jr./G) and Tom Knight (Sr./F) started today's contest ... it was the seventh straight game - and seventh time overall this season - that quintet has started ... the Irish are 5-2 with that starting lineup ... Atkins, Connaughton and Cooley have started all 26 games this season, while Grant has 25 starts and Knight has started seven games
o Notre Dame wore black jerseys for the fifth time this season (fourth straight road game) ... the Irish are 3-2 this season when wearing black and 13-14 all-time when donning black uniforms
o A three-pointer from Eric Atkins in the second half upped Notre Dame's streak of consecutive games with a made three-pointer to 468

Jack Cooley (Sr./F)
o Posted his sixth straight double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds (both team highs) ... the six straight double-doubles extended his career-best streak ... has 18 double-doubles this season (nine in BIG EAST play) and 31 for his career
o Scored in double-figures for a team-best 24th time this season (47th time of career) ... has reached double-figures in 12 of 13 BIG EAST games this season
o Has hauled down 10 or more rebounds in a career best nine straight games and 19 times over all this season (34 times in his career)

Tom Knight (Sr./F)
o Scored in double-figures (11) for the third time this season (all in BIG EAST play) and for the third time in his career
o Was 5-for-7 from the field

Garrick Sherman (Sr./C)
o Reached double-figure in points (11) for the seventh time this season (second in BIG EAST play) ... has eight career double-figure efforts (seven at ND)

 

 

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