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Postgame Notes

 

Dec. 11, 2013

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  • Today was the first meeting between Notre Dame and North Dakota State.
  • Notre Dame trailed 37-39 at halftime ... the Irish are 0-3 when trailing at halftime this season.
  • The Irish have lost two non-conference home games for the first time the 2004-05 season when the Irish fell to DePaul (73-84), UCLA (65-75) and Holy Cross (73-78).
  • 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 fifth straight game that quintet has started for the Fighting Irish ... the Irish are 3-2 in those contests.
  • With the loss, the Irish are now 14-2 against Summit League teams ... Mike Brey falls to 8-1 against teams from that conference.
  • Notre Dame is 59-5 (.922) in its last 64 home games ... the Irish had won its last six straight home contests.
  • A Demetrius Jackson three-pointer, which was also the first bucket of the night for the Irish at the 19:02 mark of the first half upped Notre Dame's streak of consecutive games with a made three-pointer to 487.
  • Notre Dame entered the contest with the nation's best assist-to-turnover ratio (1.96) ... with the 16 assists and eight turnovers in today's game, the Irish's assist-to-turnover ratio remains 1.96.
  • Eric Atkins (Sr./G)

  • Rebounded from a slight scoring slump with his first double-digit scoring effort (12 points) in three games ... now has seven games this season scoring in double figures.
  • Pat Connaughton (Jr./G)

  • Notched his fifth straight game with double-digit scoring figures (21 points) ... it was his second game of the season with 20 or more points ... the other game was against Delaware on 12/7 in which he scored 21 points.
  • Collected three steals on the evening, which ties a career-high.
  • Demetrius Jackson (Fr./G)

  • Netted 11 points in the game ... it was the fourth game of the season in which he scored in double figures.
  • Garrick Sherman (GS/C)

  • Registered his second straight double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds in the game ... it was his second career double-double as he scored 14 points and recorded 13 boards against Bryant.
  • Scored in double digits for the seventh straight game ... he has eight double-digit games this season and 17th of his Notre Dame career.
  • With tonight's victory at Notre Dame, North Dakota State became just the second Summit League team in history to win a road game against an ACC opponent (IUPUI, 12/29/01 at Georgia Tech).
  • NDSU became the first team to defeat Notre Dame while a member of The Summit League (including the Mid-Continent Conference).
  • The Bison win was the fifth by a Summit League team all-time against an ACC opponent.

 

 

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
Fort Wayne
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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