Feb. 26, 2016
The University of Notre Dame men’s basketball team (19-8, 10-5 ACC) continues its final road trip of the season at Florida State (16-12, 6-10 ACC) on Saturday, Feb. 27, at 4:00 p.m. ET (ESPN2).
NOTRE DAME VS. FLORIDA STATE – BY THE NUMBERS
1 – The Irish boast the most efficient offense in the nation, according to the Pomeroy Adjusted Offensive Efficiency Index (123.1).
13 – Consecutive ‘bounce-back’ wins for Notre Dame. The Irish have not lost back-to-back games since the end of the 2013-14 season and have tied the school mark of 67 consecutive games without suffering back-to-back losses (see page 4 for more details).
10 – Wins over teams from North Carolina since the start of the 2014-15 season for the Irish. Notre Dame is 10-1 vs. teams from the Tar Heel State over that same stretch (see page 3 for more details).
9.2 – Notre Dame’s turnovers per game average – ranked second in the nation. The Irish are also second in total amount of turnovers committed this season (248).
15 – ‘Double-Doubles’ compiled by Zach Auguste this season, his most recent an 18-point, 12-rebound effort at Wake Forest on Wednesday.
15.5 – Points per game average over the last seven game for Zach Auguste. Auguste is on a seven-game run of double-digit scoring (second-longest streak of his career, after 10 straight last season) and averaging 15.5 points and 10.2 rebounds during that run.
23 – Associated Press ranking for the Irish this week. The Irish have now been in the AP poll a total of five weeks this season. Notre Dame is 20th in the USA Today/Coaches Poll.
24 – Conference wins by Notre Dame over the past two seasons. The Irish have posted double-digit conference wins in six of the past seven seasons.
51 – Wins over a two-year span for the Irish currently, the best two-year total in school history. The Irish finished 32-6 in 2014-15 and are 19-8 this season.
299 – Career assists for Demetrius Jackson, poised to become the 18th Notre Dame player to reach the 300 assist plateau. Five of the top 10 players on the all-time assists list at Notre Dame have played during the Mike Brey Era.
450 – Career victories by Irish head coach Mike Brey. Coach Brey has the most career victories of any Irish men’s basketball coach and is closing in on the mark for all-time wins at the school (393 – Brey is currently at 351).
706 – Career rebounds for Zach Auguste. Auguste is also shooting .563 from the field in his career and is in the run- ning to become just the fifth Notre Dame player to shoot over .560 from the field and grab 700 rebounds in a career. (see page 2 for more details)
1,814 – Wins in Notre Dame men’s basketball history, ranked eighth all-time. Since Mike Brey took over the Irish program in 2000-01, the Irish have moved from 12th to 8th on the all-time wins list.
NOTRE DAME ÃƒÆ’Â¢ÃƒÂ¢’Â¬” FLORIDA STATE SERIES HISTORY:
All-time series: Notre Dame trails 1-2 Notre Dame at Florida State: 0-1 First meeting: March 20, 2011, a 72-57 FSU victory in the NCAA Championship second round in Chicago, IL. Most recent meeting: Dec. 13, 2014, a 83-63 Notre Dame victory in Purcell Pavilion. Mike Brey vs. Florida State at Notre Dame: 1-2
THE LAST TIME… VS. FLORIDA STATE:
Zach Auguste had a career-high 26 points and added seven rebounds to lead #25 Notre Dame to an 83-63 win over Florida State in the 2014-15 ACC opener for both teams. Auguste got help from guards Jerian Grant and Demetrius Jackson, who each finished with 18 points. Notre Dame took control with an 18-2 run midway through the first half.
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