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No. 21 Notre Dame vs. No. 22 Marquette - Postgame Notes

 

March 2, 2013

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Bradley Center o Milwaukee, Wis.

o Notre Dame moved to 22-7 overall and 10-6 in BIG EAST play this season ... the Fighting Irish are 4-4 on the road this season (all BIG EAST games)

o Marquette was 28-of-47 (.596) from the field ... that percentage is the highest for any Notre Dame opponent this season

o Notre Dame held a 36-25 rebound advantage ... it's the first game the Irish have lost this season when outrebounding their opponent ... Notre Dame now is 16-1 this season when outrebounding its opponent

o This was the 117th meeting between Notre Dame and Marquette ... the Irish own an 80-37 advantage in the series ... the Fighting Irish had won two straight over the Golden Eagles prior to today ... Notre Dame is 5-7 against Marquette in BIG EAST play

o Notre Dame trailed 41-27 at halftime ... the Irish are 4-6 this season when trailing at intermission

o Marquette's 41 first-half points were the most in any half for an Irish opponent this season

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 10th straight game - and 10th time overall this season - that quintet has started ... the Irish are 7-3 with that starting lineup ... Atkins, Connaughton and Cooley have started all 29 games this season, while Grant has 28 starts and Knight has started 10 games

o A three-pointer from Eric Atkins in the first half upped Notre Dame's streak of consecutive games with a made three-pointer to 471

Zach Auguste (Fr./F)
o Scored a career-high 15 points ... it was his second double-figure scoring effort of the season (12 vs. Kennesaw State)
o Was 7-of-10 from the field
o Also had career highs in steals (3) and assists (2)

Eric Atkins (Jr./G)
o Scored in double-figures (16 points) for the third straight game and for the 20th time this season (12th time in BIG EAST play) ... has 48 career double-figure efforts
o Had a game-high six assists

Jerian Grant (Jr./G)
o Scored a game-high 21 points ... it was his third 20-plus point performance of the season (second in BIG EAST play) ... has scored 20 or more points seven times in his career
o Scored in double-figures for the third consecutive game and for the 24th time this season (50th time of his career) ... has reached double-figures in 14 of 16 BIG EAST games this season
o Had a game-high seven rebounds ... also had five assists

 

 

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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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