Notre Dame 61 Miami Fla 73
Miami gets a much needed win after a rough stretch of games.
Miami controlled the paint in the first half to lead 37-29
Notre Dame came out in second half and took a brief lead. Lead changed hands most of the second half.
Miami was able to pull away with a few key possession late with key shot making from deep
Miami made 13 FT’s to Notre Dame’s 5.
Notre Dame shot 10-34 from deep for 29.4 percent. Missed some key ones in last 4 minutes
Miami outscored Notre Dame on points of turnovers 20-11
Key Individual Performances
Miami’s Norchad Omier scored 20 first half points on a variety of shots
Norchad ended the night with
Braeden Shrewsberry had a good game for the Irish with
What it means
Miami needs to stack some wins after losing 4 out of 5 including quad 3 & 4 losses. Tonight helps but more is needed.
Notre Dame struggles offensively with shooting and handling the basketball. They are building a culture that will take some time
Miami will need to tighten up its game to get some quality wins and get back in discussion for a trip to the tournament.
Miami coach Jim Larranaga on Norchad Omier ” He is a warrior”
Notre Dame coach Micah Shrewsberry “I was just disappointed in our effort level in the first half”
Shrewsberry on 2nd half effort “the small group established the kind of effort we need to win ball games. I would rather lose with the dudes that play hard and give effort then roll with guys who dont play the right way”