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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.

 

 

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