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Notre Dame vs. Indiana State - Postgame Notes

 

Nov. 17, 2013

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Indiana State 83, #21/22 Notre Dame 70
November 17, 2013
Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center • Notre Dame, Ind.

  • Today was the third meeting all-time between Notre Dame and Indiana State and the first since an 81-72 Irish victory on Nov. 30, 2010 ... the Fighting Irish lead the series 2-1 ... all three contests have taken place at Notre Dame.
  • With his fifth point of the game, senior point guard Eric Atkins notched his 1,000th career point and became Notre Dame's 54th member of the 1,000-point club (first since Jack Cooley last season).
  • Notre Dame is off to a 2-1 start for the second straight season.
  • The Fighting Irish moved to 54-14 all-time against teams currently in the Missouri Valley Conference ... the Irish had won six straight against teams from the Missouri Valley prior to today.
  • This was Notre Dame's first home loss in the month of November under head coach Mike Brey ... the Irish had been 48-0 at home in the month under Brey ... as a program, Notre Dame had won its last 51 home contests in November.
  • Today was Notre Dame's first non-conference home loss since an 87-85 setback to Loyola Marymount on Dec. 12, 2009 ... the Irish had won 30 straight non-conference home games.
  • Notre Dame trailed 40-30 at halftime ... Indiana State's largest lead of the afternoon was 15 points on four occasions.
  • Eric Atkins (Sr./G), Pat Connaughton (Jr./G), Tom Knight (GS/F), Jerian Grant (Sr./G) and Garrick Sherman (Sr./C) started today's contest ... that quintet has started all three games this season.
  • Notre Dame is 119-10 (.922) in its last 129 home games ... Notre Dame had won seven straight home contests prior to today.
  • A three-pointer from Jerian Grant in the first half upped Notre Dame's streak of consecutive games with a made three-pointer to 480.
Eric Atkins (Sr./G)
  • Scored his 1,000th career point at Notre Dame ... has 1,013 points in 104 games
  • Finished the contest with a game-high (and season-high) 18 points ... it was the second time this season and the 51st time of his career that he's scored in double-figures
Pat Connaughton (Jr./G-F)
  • Netted a season-high 16 points ... has scored in double-figures in all three games this season (26 times in his career)
Jerian Grant (Sr./G)
  • Scored 17 points ... has reached double-figures in all three games this season and a team-high 57 times in his career.

 

 

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
TBA
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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