Nov. 12, 2012

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Postgame Notes

  • Tonight was the fifth meeting all-time between Notre Dame and Monmouth … the Fighting Irish lead the series 5-0
  • Notre Dame is off to a 2-0 start for the sixth straight season
  • The Irish had 24 assists on their 31 made field goals
  • Notre Dame led 35-23 at halftime … the Irish have led at the half in both games this season
  • 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 … it marked the 17th straight game that quintet has started for the Fighting Irish
  • Notre Dame is 102-7 in its last 109 home games … the Irish have won eight straight home contests
  • A Scott Martin three-pointer early in the first half upped Notre Dame’s streak of consecutive games with a made three-pointer to 444

Pat Connaughton (So./G)

  • Scored in double-figures (13 points) for the first time this season and for the 10th time in his career

Jack Cooley (Sr./F)

  • Scored in double-figures (16 points) for the second time this season and for the 25th time in his career

Garrick Sherman (Sr./C)

  • Scored a career-high 22 points … his previous career-high was 10 against Washington on Nov. 24, 2010, while he was at Michigan State
  • Hauled down a career-high nine rebounds … his previous high was eight versus Eastern Michigan on Nov. 12, 2010
  • Made a career-high eight field goals (on 10 attempts)
  • Made a career-high six free throws (on seven attempts)