Nov 30, 2002
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) – Dan Miller scored 19 of his career-high 22 points in the first half to lead Notre Dame to a 90-55 victory over Albany on Saturday.
Miller was one of four players for the Fighting Irish (5-1) to score in double figures, with Matt Carroll adding 17 points, Torin Francis 15 and Chris Thomas 14.
Miller and Francis combined for 15 of Notre Dame’s first 18 points as the Irish took an 18-6 lead midway through the first half.
Francis’ dunk with just under five minutes to go in the half sparked an 8-0 run that left Notre Dame with a 47-26 lead at the half. The Irish finished the half shooting 55 percent from the field to Albany’s 31 percent.
The Great Danes (0-3) tried to slow the game down in the second half, resulting in several turnovers. They never threatened in the second half.
Levi Levine led Albany with 15 points, with Jamar Wilson adding 13 and Antoine Johnson 11.