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After losing one of his senior leaders for the season, Notre Dame coach Mike Brey mused about naming another captain to help steady his club through the volatile Big East slate.
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Alex Dragicevich hit four 3-pointers and scored a career-high 22 points to lead Notre Dame to a 72-59 win over No. 22 Pittsburgh on Tuesday night in the Big East opener for both teams. Jerian Grant added 15 points and nine assists, and Eric Atkins also scored 15 points for the Fighting Irish (9-5, 1-0), who trailed 26-25 at intermission but rallied with a 18-for-25 performance from...
Notre Dame (8-5) will open its 17th season of BIG EAST Conference play on Tuesday with a home showdown against #15/13 Pittsburgh (11-2). Tip-off is slated for 7:00 p.m. (ET) inside Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center.
With all of the presents unwrapped and the holiday feasts devoured, No. 3 Notre Dame returns to the hardwood at 2 p.m. (ET) Wednesday when it plays host to Longwood at Purcell Pavilion. The game will be webcast live and free of charge on the official Fighting Irish athletics web site, www.UND.com.
Alex Dragicevich hit four 3-pointers and scored a career-high 22 points to lead host Notre Dame (9-5) to a 72-59 win over No. 22 Pittsburgh (11-3) in the teams’ Big East opener.
Notre Dame shot 72 percent in the second half and extended its home winning streak to 28 games by pulling away for a surprising 72-59 victory over No. 22 Pittsburgh in the Big East opener for both teams.