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Notre Dame Men's Basketball Postgame Notes

 

Nov. 17, 2012

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Notre Dame Men's Basketball Postgame Notes
Saint Joseph's 79, Notre Dame 70 (OT)
CVC Classic Semifinals
November 16, 2012
Barclays Center o Brooklyn, N.Y.

  • Tonight was the second meeting all-time between Notre Dame and Saint Joseph's ... the two schools have split both contests
  • Senior forward Jack Cooley (14 points, 14 rebounds) and junior guard Eric Atkins (12 points, 10 assists) both recorded double-doubles ... it's the first time two Notre Dame players had double-doubles in the same game since Cooley and Scott Martin each had one versus Louisville on Jan. 7, 2012
  • Notre Dame had five double-figure scorers - Jack Cooley (14), Scott Martin (13), Eric Atkins (12), Pat Connaughton (11), Jerian Grant (10) - for the first time since Dec. 19, 2011 (vs. Sacred Heart)
  • The Irish made a season-high 10 three-pointers (on 29 attempts)
  • Notre Dame is 10-9 in overtime under head coach Mike Brey ... the Irish are 6-2 in their last eight overtime contests
  • Notre Dame trailed 37-36 at halftime ... it was the first time the Irish have trailed at halftime this season ... the 36 points were the most for the Irish in a first half this season
  • Eric Atkins (Jr./G), Pat Connaughton (So./G), Jack Cooley (Sr./F), Jerian Grant (Jr./G) and Scott Martin (GS/G) started tonight's contest ... it marked the 18th straight game that quintet has started for the Fighting Irish ... the Irish are 13-5 with that starting lineup over the past two seasons
  • A Scott Martin three-pointer early in the first half upped Notre Dame's streak of consecutive games with a made three-pointer to 445

Eric Atkins (Jr./G)

  • Recorded his first career double-double (12 points, 10 assists)
  • Dished out a career-high 10 assists ... his previous high were nine on three occasions ... he is the first Notre Dame player to record 10 assists in a game since Ben Hansbrough on Feb. 28, 2011 (vs. Villanova)
  • Scored in double-figures for the first time this season and for the 29th time in his career

Pat Connaughton (So./G)

  • Scored in double-figures (11 points) for the second straight game and for the 11th time in his career

Jack Cooley (Sr./F)

  • Notched his second double-double of the season (14 points, 14 rebounds) ... it was his 15th career double-double
  • Scored in double-figures for the third time this season and for the 26th time in his career ... he is the only Irish player score in double-figures in all three games this season

Jerian Grant (Jr./G)

  • Scored in double-figures (10 points) for the second time this season and for the 28th time in his career

Scott Martin (GS/G)

  • Scored in double-figures (13 points) for the first time this season and for the 51st time in his career (38th time 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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