Dec. 8, 2012

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  • Notre Dame improved to 8-1 this season (7-0 at home) … the Fighting Irish have a six-game win streak
  • Tonight was the third meeting all-time against Brown … the Irish have won all three contests, which all have occurred at Notre Dame … prior to tonight the last meeting was an 87-54 Irish victory on Dec. 29, 2007
  • Notre Dame is 44-4, including 25-0 at home, all-time against Ivy League opponents … the Irish have won 21 straight games against Ivy League foes
  • The Fighting Irish never trailed in tonight’s contest … it’s the second time this season (Saint Francis) that the Irish led wire-to-wire
  • Notre Dame had five double-figure scorers (Biedscheid, 17, Cooley 15, Martin 14, Grant 12, Atkins 10) … it marked the fourth time this season that the Irish had at least five double-figure scorers in a game
  • Eric Atkins (10 points, 12 assists) and Jack Cooley (15 points, 12 rebounds) both recorded double-doubles
  • Notre Dame had 22 assists on its 34 made field goals
  • The Fighting Irish had a season-low three turnovers … the previous low were nine against Saint Francis
  • The Irish had a 42-32 rebound advantage … Notre Dame is 7-0 when outrebounding its opponent this season
  • The Fighting Irish committed a season-low seven fouls
  • Notre Dame led 42-27 at halftime … the Irish are 7-0 this season when leading at the intermission
  • Notre Dame is 107-7 in its last 114 home games and 42-1 in the last 43 home contests … the Irish have won 13 straight home games
  • The Irish have won 25 consecutive non-conference home games and they are 66-1 in their last 67 non-league home contests
  • The Irish improved to 51-7 at home in the month of December under head coach Mike Brey … Notre Dame has won 12 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 7-1 this season with that starting lineup and 18-5 over the past two campaigns
  • A three-pointer from Pat Connaughton in the first half upped Notre Dame’s streak of consecutive games with a made three-pointer to 451

Eric Atkins (Jr./G)

  • Posted his third double-double of the season (and career) with 10 points and a career-high 12 assists
  • Had no turnovers in the game … he has 33 assists and one turnover in the last four games
  • Has scored in double-figures in the last four games, which matches a career-best streak that he also achieved last season … has six double-figure scoring efforts this season and 34 in his career

Cameron Biedscheid (Fr./F)

  • Scored a career-high and team-high 17 points … it was his second straight double-figure effort and his third of the season

Jack Cooley (Sr./F)

  • Notched his fourth straight double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds … the four consecutive double-doubles matches a career-best streak that he also achieved last season … he has a team-best seven double-doubles this season and 20 for his career
  • Scored in double-figures for the eighth time this season and for the 31st time in his career
  • Hauled down 10 or more rebounds for the seventh time this season and for the 22nd time in his career

Jerian Grant (Jr./G)

  • Scored in double-figures (12 points) for the seventh straight game (a team-best streak this season) and for the eighth time this season … he has 34 career double-digit scoring efforts

Tom Knight (Sr./F)

  • Scored a season-high four points and grabbed a career-high seven rebounds

Scott Martin (GS/G)

  • Scored a season-high 14 points … it was his third double-figure scoring effort of the season and the 53rd of his career (40 times at ND)
  • Matched a career-high total of four three-pointers (on 10 attempts)