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Notre Dame vs. Delaware Men's Basketball Postgame Notes

 

Dec. 7, 2013

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Notre Dame Men's Basketball Postgame Notes
Notre Dame 80, Delaware 75
December 7, 2013
Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center • Notre Dame, Ind.

• Today was the first meeting between Notre Dame and Delaware.

• Notre Dame led 43-35 at halftime as it closed the half on a 13-1 run ...the Irish are 6-0 when leading at halftime this season.

Eric Atkins (Sr./G), Pat Connaughton (Jr./G), Jerian Grant (Sr./G), Demetrius Jackson (Fr./G) and Garrick Sherman (GS/C) started tonight's contest... it marked the third straight game that quintet has started for the Fighting Irish ...the Irish are 2-1 in those contests.

• With the victory, the Irish are now 12-0 against Colonial Athletic Association teams.

• Notre Dame is 58-4 (.935) in its last 62 home games... the Irish have won five straight home contests.

• A Jerian Grant three-pointer at the 13:54 mark of the first half upped Notre Dame's streak of consecutive games with a made three-pointer to 485.

Eric Atkins (Sr./G)
• Dished out six assists without turning it over once ...Atkins entered the game as the nation's leader in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.40) ...he now has 473 assists and just 194 turnover, which is good for a ratio of 2.44.

Pat Connaughton (Jr./G)
• Notched his second double-double of the season with 21 points, 11 rebounds against the Blue Hens ...both the 21 points and the 11 boards are season highs for the junior
• Recorded three steals in the game, which is tied for a career high ...he now has three steals in three games over his career.

Jerian Grant (Sr./G)
• Scored 25 points... marks the fourth time this season and 12th time in his career that he has scored over 20 points in a game. • Set a career high with 10 made field goals in the game.
• Collected a season high five rebounds.

Garrick Sherman (GS/C)
• Prior to his miss in the second half, Sherman had converted his last 13 free throws.
• Scored in double figures (19) for the fifth straight contest and sixth time this season.

 

 

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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