Notre Dame vs. Syracuse: Recap and Stats

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Notre Dame vs. Syracuse: Recap and Stats
(25) Notre Dame 47
(18-5, 4-3 away)
(9) Syracuse 63
(19-3, 14-0 home)
Venue: Carrier Dome
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 04, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Notre Dame 24 23 47
Syracuse 30 33 63
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Notre Dame J Grant 15 J Cooley 11 J Grant 5
Syracuse C Fair 18 C Fair 10 M Carter-Williams 8

On Monday, February 4th, No. 25 Notre Dame took on No. 9 Syracuse and was easily defeated by the Orange 63-47 in conference play. The Fighting Irish fall to 2-1 versus AP-Ranked teams this season with the loss. Jack Cooley earned a double-double in the loss with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Jerian Grant got a team-high 15 points and added five assists. C.J. Fair registered a double-double for the Orange on a game-high 18 points and 10 rebounds. Notre Dame (18-5, 6-4 Big East) gets 11th-ranked Louisville (18-4, 6-3 Big East) on their home court on Saturday, February 9th.

Notre Dame Game Notes

  • Notre Dame started 18-5 during the 2007 and 2006 seasons (since 1996).
  • Prior to this game, ND played 51 Top 25 opponents in the last 5 seasons with a record of 24-27.
  • When the opposition records 7 or more blocks this season, Notre Dame has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 48.9% or better this season, Notre Dame has lost 75% of the time (1-3).
  • ND set season lows for field goal percentage (0.346) and total points (47).
  • Jerian Grant accounted for 31.9% of the team's points.
  • Jack Cooley accounted for 39.2% of the team's rebounds.
  • Jerian Grant has led the team in scoring in 7 out of 23 games this season.
  • Jack Cooley has led the team in rebounding in 20 out of 23 games this season.
  • Jack Cooley recorded the 31st double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Jack Cooley has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jack Cooley has grabbed double-digit rebounds in 5 straight games.
  • Jack Cooley recorded a double-double. It was his 15th this season and 28th of his career.
  • Jerian Grant has 5 straight double-digit point games.

Syracuse Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (C.J. Fair and Jerami Grant) accounted for 50.7% of the points.
  • C.J. Fair accounted for 31.2% of the team's rebounds.
  • C.J. Fair has led the team in scoring 8 times and in rebounding 9 times in 22 games this season.
  • C.J. Fair recorded the 11th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • C.J. Fair has 12 straight double-digit point games.
  • C.J. Fair recorded a double-double. It was his 7th this season and 9th of his career.
  • Rakeem Christmas set a career high with 6 field goals made.
ND PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJack Cooley3810110131
B+Jerian Grant361525004
BEric Atkins38954104
CC. Biedscheid28702100
CTom Knight24232010
D+Pat Connaughton26401001
-Zach Auguste10000001
SU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+C.J. Fair4018100312
AJerami Grant401462011
AM. Carter-Williams30538311
AR. Christmas361250041
B+Brandon Triche37756102
CTrevor Cooney13600001
-Baye Keita4100001

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