Connecticut vs. Notre Dame: Recap and Stats

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Connecticut vs. Notre Dame: Recap and Stats
Connecticut 65
(12-3, 2-1 away)
(17) Notre Dame 58
(14-2, 12-1 home)
Venue: Joyce Center
2:00PM ET / 11:00AM PT, January 12, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Connecticut 29 36 65
Notre Dame 31 27 58
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Connecticut S Napier 17 D Daniels 4 R Boatright 4
Notre Dame J Cooley 15 J Cooley 11 E Atkins 7

No. 17 Notre Dame was upset by Connecticut 65-58 in conference play on Saturday, January 12th. Jack Cooley put up 14 points and nine rebounds in the loss. Eric Atkins had a season-high 18 points. For the Huskies, Shabazz Napier finished with a game-high 19 points and five rebounds. The next game will be on Tuesday, January 15th when Notre Dame (14-2, 2-1 Big East) goes to St. John's (9-7, 1-3 Big East).

Notre Dame Game Notes

  • Notre Dame started 14-2 during the 2010, 2006, and 2002 seasons (since 1996).
  • ND set season lows for assists, free throws made, and total points.
  • The Fighting Irish have outshot their opponents in three-point percentage for the past 5 games.
  • This is the 1st loss of the season where the Fighting Irish opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 12th game at home this season--ND has a 17.7 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Jerian Grant recorded a team season high in field goals attempted with 18.
  • Eric Atkins accounted for 31.0% of the team's points.
  • Jack Cooley accounted for 32.1% of the team's rebounds.
  • Eric Atkins has led the team in scoring in 3 out of 16 games this season.
  • Jack Cooley has led the team in rebounding in 14 out of 16 games this season.
  • Eric Atkins has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jerian Grant has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jack Cooley has 11 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Jack Cooley.

Connecticut Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Shabazz Napier and Tyler Olander) accounted for 53.8% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (DeAndre Daniels and Tyler Olander) accounted for 47.0% of the rebounds.
  • Shabazz Napier has led the team in scoring 9 times in 15 games this season.
  • DeAndre Daniels has led the team in rebounding 6 times in 15 games this season.
  • Shabazz Napier has 6 straight double-digit point games.
  • Ryan Boatright has 9 straight double-digit point games.
  • Tyler Olander set career highs with 16 points and 8 field goals made.
UCONN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Shabazz Napier391954101
A+Tyler Olander311671110
ARyan Boatright371435203
BDeAndre Daniels26891012
CNiels Giffey19221010
COmar Calhoun26213100
C-Enosch Wolf9210010
C-R.J. Evans13220001
ND PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJack Cooley351493101
B+Eric Atkins401814003
BPat Connaughton39732010
B-Jerian Grant371134104
C+Scott Martin34350100
C-C. Biedscheid9500001
-Garrick Sherman6010000

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