On Thursday night, Notre Dame defeated Kentucky, 64-50, in the SEC-Big East Challenge.
The Fighting Irish took over late in the first half after switching to a zone defense, which shut down the Kentucky offense.
The Irish were the beneficiaries of a strong performance by junior guard Eric Atkins, who scored a game-high 16 points in the victory in South Bend.
Notre Dame moved to 7-1 overall, while Kentucky fell to 4-2 overall with the loss.
Here are 10 things we learned from Thursday's victory by the Notre Dame Fighting Irish over the Kentucky Wildcats.