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Notre Dame Men's Basketball Postgame Notes

 

Dec. 8, 2012

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  • Notre Dame improved to 8-1 this season (7-0 at home) ... the Fighting Irish have a six-game win streak
  • Tonight was the third meeting all-time against Brown ... the Irish have won all three contests, which all have occurred at Notre Dame ... prior to tonight the last meeting was an 87-54 Irish victory on Dec. 29, 2007
  • Notre Dame is 44-4, including 25-0 at home, all-time against Ivy League opponents ... the Irish have won 21 straight games against Ivy League foes
  • The Fighting Irish never trailed in tonight's contest ... it's the second time this season (Saint Francis) that the Irish led wire-to-wire
  • Notre Dame had five double-figure scorers (Biedscheid, 17, Cooley 15, Martin 14, Grant 12, Atkins 10) ... it marked the fourth time this season that the Irish had at least five double-figure scorers in a game
  • Eric Atkins (10 points, 12 assists) and Jack Cooley (15 points, 12 rebounds) both recorded double-doubles
  • Notre Dame had 22 assists on its 34 made field goals
  • The Fighting Irish had a season-low three turnovers ... the previous low were nine against Saint Francis
  • The Irish had a 42-32 rebound advantage ... Notre Dame is 7-0 when outrebounding its opponent this season
  • The Fighting Irish committed a season-low seven fouls
  • Notre Dame led 42-27 at halftime ... the Irish are 7-0 this season when leading at the intermission
  • Notre Dame is 107-7 in its last 114 home games and 42-1 in the last 43 home contests ... the Irish have won 13 straight home games
  • The Irish have won 25 consecutive non-conference home games and they are 66-1 in their last 67 non-league home contests
  • The Irish improved to 51-7 at home in the month of December under head coach Mike Brey ... Notre Dame has won 12 straight home games in December
  • 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 ... the Irish are 7-1 this season with that starting lineup and 18-5 over the past two campaigns
  • A three-pointer from Pat Connaughton in the first half upped Notre Dame's streak of consecutive games with a made three-pointer to 451

Eric Atkins (Jr./G)

  • Posted his third double-double of the season (and career) with 10 points and a career-high 12 assists
  • Had no turnovers in the game ... he has 33 assists and one turnover in the last four games
  • Has scored in double-figures in the last four games, which matches a career-best streak that he also achieved last season ... has six double-figure scoring efforts this season and 34 in his career

Cameron Biedscheid (Fr./F)

  • Scored a career-high and team-high 17 points ... it was his second straight double-figure effort and his third of the season

Jack Cooley (Sr./F)

  • Notched his fourth straight double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds ... the four consecutive double-doubles matches a career-best streak that he also achieved last season ... he has a team-best seven double-doubles this season and 20 for his career
  • Scored in double-figures for the eighth time this season and for the 31st time in his career
  • Hauled down 10 or more rebounds for the seventh time this season and for the 22nd time in his career

Jerian Grant (Jr./G)

  • Scored in double-figures (12 points) for the seventh straight game (a team-best streak this season) and for the eighth time this season ... he has 34 career double-digit scoring efforts

Tom Knight (Sr./F)

  • Scored a season-high four points and grabbed a career-high seven rebounds

Scott Martin (GS/G)

  • Scored a season-high 14 points ... it was his third double-figure scoring effort of the season and the 53rd of his career (40 times at ND)
  • Matched a career-high total of four three-pointers (on 10 attempts)

 

 

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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