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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
#20/21 Notre Dame 78, BYU 68
CVC Classic Consolation Game
November 17, 2012
Barclays Center • Brooklyn, N.Y.

• Tonight was the eighth meeting all-time between Notre Dame and BYU and the first since March 22, 2000 ... the Irish lead the series 5-3

• With the win, the Fighting Irish finished in third place in the Coaches vs. Cancer (CVC) Classic

• The Irish made a season-high 22 free throws (on 28 attempts)

• Notre Dame trailed 32-31 at halftime ... the Irish are 1-1 this season when trailing at the intermission

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 19th straight game that quintet has started for the Fighting Irish ... the Irish are 14-5 with that starting lineup over the past two seasons

• An Eric Atkins three-pointer in the first half upped Notre Dame's streak of consecutive games with a made three-pointer to 446

Eric Atkins (Jr./G)

• Tallied a season-high 16 points ... scored in double-figures for the second straight game and for the 30th time in his career

Jack Cooley (Sr./F)

• Recorded his second straight double-double and his third of the season (19 points, 13 rebounds) ... it was his 16th career double-double ... he had a double-double by halftime with 12 points and 10 rebounds in the opening stanza

• Scored in double-figures for the fourth time this season and for the 27th time in his career ... he is the only Irish player score in double-figures in all four games this season ... his 19 points matched a season-high total

Jerian Grant (Jr./G)

• Netted a season-high 19 points ... scored in double-figures for the second straight game and for the third time this season ... he has 29 career double-digit scoring efforts

• Was 6-for-6 from the free throw line

 

 

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November 29
W, 92-78
Iowa
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
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December 4
W, 107-53
North Carolina A&T
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
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December 6
W, 87-72
Fort Wayne
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
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December 10
12:00 PM
Villanova
Newark, N.J. (Prudential Center)

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December 17
2:00 PM
Purdue
Indianapolis, Ind. (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)

ESPN 2
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December 19
7:00 PM
Colgate
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
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December 28
7:00 PM
Saint Peters
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
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December 31
2:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pa. (Petersen Events Center)

ACC Network
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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
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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
March 7
TBA
ACC Tournament
Brooklyn, N.Y. (Barclays Center)
March 16
TBA
NCAA Tournament
TBA

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