Notre Dame beats Boston College 73-69

Pat Connaughton scored 17 points and Eric Atkins had 16, carrying Notre Dame to a 73-69 win over Boston College on Sunday. Zach Auguste added 10 points for the Fighting Irish (14-12, 5-8 Atlantic Coast Conference) in their first road victory of the season. Notre Dame had lost five of its last seven games and was 0-6 away from home. Olivier Hanlan had 18 points and Joe Rahon 13...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Connaughton leads Notre Dame to 70-63 win over Virginia Tech

Mike Brey came up with a catchy nickname for himself. “‘Must-win Mike,’” the Notre Dame coach joked, “because I’ve been in a lot of these must-win (games).” After dropping three in a row, and with their next two on the road, the Irish needed to find a way to win Sunday’s home contest against Virginia Tech. Pat Connaughton delivered, finishing with 21 points and...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame rewind: Slow starts stymie Irish

After a surprising victory over Duke, it seemed as though Notre Dame was going to be just fine in the wake of Jerian Grant’s suspension. But since that win, the Irish have dropped three consecutive games, the latest a 74-66 loss Wednesday at Maryland. They are 1-3 in the ACC and their NCAA tournament hopes fading quickly. 1. Slow starts in the second half have been a problem...
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Notre Dame's Pat Connaughton with the "I Don't Care That You're Going Pro Next Year" Dunk of the Night

Duke is supposed to be--and usually is--one of the best basketball teams in the nation year in and year out. Coach K tends to get a lot of top recruits--like young Jabari Parker--but all that doesn't matter a lick when you get on the court. It's all about who plays better on any given night.@SBNationGIF/TwitterSaturday night it was Notre Dame beating Duke 79-77; the play...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

ND 73 MU 65

On Feb. 4, 2012, Notre Dame freshman Pat Connaughton dropped 23 points on Marquette as the Fighting Irish upset the No. 15 Golden Eagles. More of the same was seen from Connaughton on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. Marquette was unable to kindle the fire from their hot start to the game and fell victim to a 73-65 loss.
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers can't stop Connaughton in loss to Irish

Rutgers didn't let its season end without a fight. The Scarlet Knights just couldn't find a way to stop Notre Dame's Pat Connaughton from 3-point range. ''Losing sight,'' Rutgers coach Mike Rice said of how Connaughton was able to be open and go 6 of 8 from 3-point range and finish with a season-high 21 points in the 24th-ranked Fighting Irish's 69...
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March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 24 Notre Dame 69, Rutgers 61

Pat Connaughton scored a season-high 21 points and led Notre Dame's impressive show from 3-point range as the 24th-ranked Fighting Irish beat Rutgers 69-61 on Wednesday night in the second round of the Big East tournament. Tom Knight had a career-high 18 points for sixth-seeded Notre Dame (24-8), which will face third-seeded and 12th-ranked Marquette in the quarterfinals Thursday...
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March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Depth Was the Key

Pat Connaughton broke out of an extended shooting slump to key Notre Dame's eight-point victory over Rutgers Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden.
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 22 Notre Dame 74, IPFW 62

Pat Connaughton scored 18 points to lead No. 22 Notre Dame to a 74-62 victory over IPFW on Monday night. Connaughton more than doubled his 7.9 points-per-game average and had six rebounds and five assists. Notre Dame (10-1) led 40-28 at halftime then opened the second half with a 9-5 run over the first 4:21, capped by a two-handed stuff by Jack Cooley off a full-court fastbreak...
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December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Connaughton, Notre Dame top No. 15 Marquette

Freshman Pat Connaughton had 23 points and 11 rebounds as Notre Dame made 11 3-pointers and beat No. 15 Marquette 76-59 Saturday.
February 04, 2012  |  Discuss

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