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Jan. 6, 1998

Notre Dame Wins Fifth Straight

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - For the third straight game, Notre Dame turned in a strong defensive outing and held its opponent under 50 points as the visiting Irish beat Georgetown 69-44. With the win, Notre Dame won its fifth straight outing to improve to 8-4 on the season and 2-2 in the BIG EAST.

Notre Dame held the Hoyas to just 21.3 percent accuracy for the game as the Irish converted just 18.2 percent of its shots in the second half (6-33). Tonight's contest marked the first time in school history that the Irish have held their opponent to under 50 points in three consecutive games.

Kelley Simeon led four Irish players in double figures as she recorded her first career double-double with 13 points and a career-high 11 rebounds. Mollie Pierick finished the game with 12 points, while Danielle Green and Niele Ivey scored 10 points each.

Notre Dame led 33-23 at the half and used a spurt in the second half to break open the game. The Irish led by as many as 28 points in the second half.

Notre Dame held a decisive advantage on the boards as the Irish outrebounded Georgetown 49-38. The Irish shot well from the field connecting on 21-of-46 field goals for 45.7 percent accuracy.

Georgetown, which lost for the third time in four games, fell to 4-7 and 1-3 in the BIG EAST. Leading scorer Sylita Thomas was held to just 11 points. The only other Hoya in double figures was Tesha Nixon as she scored 10 points.

Notre Dame returns to action at the Joyce Center on Thursday night, Jan. 8 when the Irish host Miami, tip off is at 7:00 p.m.

Event Calendar

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January 28
W, 54-42
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (McCamish Pavilion)
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February 1
W, 68-61
Duke
Durham, N.C. (Cameron Indoor Stadium)
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ESPN2 - Big Monday
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February 4
W, 82-46
North Carolina State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
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ESPN3
February 7
2:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (KFC Yum! Center)

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Live Stats
February 14
1:00 PM
Miami
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

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Pink Zone/Play4Kay Game
February 18
7:00 PM
Wake Forest
Winston-Salem, N.C. (Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum)

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February 22
7:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (Tucker Center)

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February 25
7:00 PM
Clemson
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

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February 27
1:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

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Senior Day
March 2
TBA
ACC First Round
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Coliseum)

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March 3
TBA
ACC Second Round
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Coliseum)

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March 4
TBA
ACC Quarterfinals
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Coliseum)

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March 5
TBA
ACC Semifinals
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Coliseum)

ESPNU
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March 6
TBA
ACC Championship
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Coliseum)

ESPN
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March 18
TBA
NCAA First Round
Campus sites

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March 19
TBA
NCAA First Round
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March 20
TBA
NCAA Second Round
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March 21
TBA
NCAA Second Round
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March 25
TBA
NCAA Regional Semifinals
Selected sites

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March 26
TBA
NCAA Regional Semifinals
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March 27
TBA
NCAA Regional Finals
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March 28
TBA
NCAA Regional Finals
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April 3
TBA
NCAA National Semifinals
Indianapolis, Ind. (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)

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April 5
TBA
NCAA National Championship
Indianapolis, Ind. (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)

ESPN
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