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March 3, 2010

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Notre Dame vs. Connecticut
March 3, 2009 | Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center | Notre Dame, Ind.
Post-Game Notes

  • This is the 23rd meeting all-time between Notre Dame and Connecticut. The Irish are now 7-16 against the Huskies.

  • Notre Dame recorded its fourth-straight 20-win season and the seventh under head coach Mike Brey. The last time the Irish recorded four straight 20-win seasons was from 1983-89 when Digger Phelps' squads recorded six straight.

  • The Irish honored seniors Tim Andree, Luke Harangody, Tory Jackson and Jonathan Peoples by winning their fifth-straight Senior Night game.

  • The win over the Huskies marked the first Irish victory since a 73-67 win on Jan. 5, 2008. Connecticut had won the four previous meetings in the series coming into tonight's contest.

  • The Irish allowed just 50 points, the fewest scored by Connecticut in the series. The previous low was 61 points in a win over the Irish at Hartford, Conn., on Feb. 23, 2004.

  • Connecticut's 50 total points were the fewest allowed by the Irish at Purcell Pavilion since Notre Dame's 54-38 win over Charleston Southern on Nov. 26, 2004.

  • The 50 points scored by the Huskies were the fewest allowed by the Irish all season.

  • The Irish have hit at least one three-pointer in 369 consecutive games, dating back to the 1998-99 season.

  • Notre Dame's 17 first-half points were the fewest scored in any half under Mike Brey.

  • The Irish recorded their lowest first-half scoring output of the season, totaling just 17 points in the first half.

  • Notre Dame recorded its lowest shooting percentage of any half this season with its 23.5 percent clip in the first half against the Huskies.

  • The Irish held Connecticut to just 20 points in the first half, the fewest points Notre Dame has allowed in any half of a BIG EAST game this season and the second-lowest total the Irish have allowed overall (16 by North Florida).

  • The 20 points scored by the Huskies ties their lowest first-half total all season.

  • Senior guard Tory Jackson is now second all-time in Irish history with 131 games played in his career. Jackson is also third all-time with 117 career starts.

  • With his two assists against Connecticut, Jackson moved into sole possession of fifth place on the BIG EAST Conference's all-time assists list with 391 in league games during his career.

  • Jackson scored at least 20 points for the second time this season and notched double figures for the 12th time in 2009-10.

  • Senior guard Jonathan Peoples took over sole possession of eighth place on Notre Dame's all-time games played list with 125.

  • Junior forward Carleton Scott notched his first career double-double with 12 points and a career-high 14 rebounds against Connecticut. Scott scored in double figures for the second straight game.


 

 

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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
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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