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IPFW Postgame Notes

 

Dec. 17, 2012

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  • Notre Dame improved to 10-1 this season ... the Fighting Irish have an eight-game win streak ... it's the longest win streak for the Irish since they won nine straight games last season (Jan. 21-Feb. 22)

  • Tonight was the fourth meeting all-time between Notre Dame and IPFW ... the Fighting Irish have won all four encounters

  • The win improved the Fighting Irish to 12-0 all-time against teams from the Summit League

  • Notre Dame shot 51.8% (29-56) from the floor ... it was the fifth time this season the Irish shot 50% or better from the field

  • The Irish had a 37-34 rebound advantage ... Notre Dame is 9-0 this season when outrebounding its opponent

  • Notre Dame had 20 assists on its 29 made field goals ... it was the fifth time this season that the Irish had 20 or more assists in a game

  • The Irish led 40-28 at halftime ... Notre Dame is 9-0 this season when leading at the intermission

  • Notre Dame is 108-7 in its last 115 home games and 43-1 in the last 44 home contests ... the Irish have won 14 straight home games

  • The Irish have won 26 consecutive non-conference home games and they are 67-1 in their last 68 non-league home contests

  • The Irish improved to 52-7 at home in the month of December under head coach Mike Brey ... Notre Dame has won 13 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 9-1 this season with that starting lineup and 20-5 over the past two campaigns

  • A three-pointer from Scott Martin in the first half upped Notre Dame's streak of consecutive games with a made three-pointer to 453

Pat Connaughton (So./G-F)

  • Scored a season-high (and game-high) 18 points ... his previous high was 16 against Purdue on Saturday ... it was his fifth double-digit scoring effort of the season (14th of career)
  • Was 7-for-9 from the field
  • Had six rebounds and five assists

Jack Cooley (Sr./F)

  • Scored in double-figures (14 points) for the 10th time this season and for the 33rd time in his career ... he has reached double-figures in points in six straight games, which matches a career-best streak that he also achieved last season
  • Was 5-for-6 from the field
  • Grabbed eight rebounds

Scott Martin (GS/G)

  • Scored in double-figures (13 points) for the fourth time this season and for the 54th time of his career (41st time at Notre Dame)
  • Was 5-for-8 from the field, including 3-for-5 from three-point range
  • Hauled down seven rebounds

 

 

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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