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Notre Dame Men's Basketball Postgame Notes

 

March 12, 2014

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Notre Dame Men's Basketball Postgame Notes
Wake Forest 81, Notre Dame 69
ACC Championship First Round
March 12, 2014
Greensboro Coliseum • Greensboro, N.C.

• This was Notre Dame's first-ever Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament game.

• This was the second meeting this season and the third all-time between Notre Dame and Wake Forest ... the Demon Deacons lead the series 3-0, including a 65-58 win at Winston-Salem, N.C., on Jan. 25.

Eric Atkins (Sr./G), Pat Connaughton (Jr./G), Steve Vasturia (Fr./G), Zach Auguste (So./F) and Garrick Sherman (Sr./C) started today's contest ... the Fighting Irish are 2-5 this season when that quintet starts ... Atkins and Connaughton have started all 32 games this season, while Sherman has notched 31 starts ... it was the 13th start for Auguste and the 12th for Vasturia.

• The Fighting Irish only committed six turnovers ... it was the seventh time this season Notre Dame had six turnovers or fewer in a game (fourth time in last six games).

• Notre Dame trailed 37-29 at halftime ... the Irish are 3-14 this season when down at the intermission.

• The Fighting Irish are 0-2 this season when wearing black uniforms.

• A three-pointer from Pat Connaughton in the first half upped Notre Dame's streak of consecutive games with a made three-pointer to 509.

Eric Atkins (Sr./G)
• Scored in double-figures (13 points) for the 24th time this season ... has 73 career double-figure scoring efforts.
• Dished out a game-high seven assists.
• Was 6-of-6 from the free throw line.
• Moved into a tie with Matt Carroll (1999-2003) for career games played at Notre Dame (133).
• Climbed up to third in Notre Dame history in career assists (589).

Zach Auguste (So./F)
• Tied a season-high total for points with 14 (also scored 14 versus Army and Clemson) ... it was the ninth time this season that he's scored in double-figures (11th time of career).
• Hauled down a team-high nine rebounds.

Pat Connaughton (Jr./G-F)
• Scored a team-high 19 points ... has scored in double-figures a team-best 25 times this season (48 times in his career) ... it was the ninth time this season that he tallied a team-high point total (tied for team lead).

Garrick Sherman (Sr./C)
• Scored in double-figures (12 points) for the 21st time this season ... has 31 career double-figure scoring efforts (30 while at Notre Dame).

 

 

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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