Notre Dame 76 Virginia 54

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Notre Dame 76 Virginia 54

Notre Dame upsets Virginia with solid defense and good three point shooting.

What Happened

Notre Dame jumped out to an early 13-0 lead and withstood a couple of Virginia rallies to win easily.

This was a game about shot making. Notre Dame hit shots and Virginia did not

Late shot clock execution and tough shots going down for Notre Dame helped the Irish secure the victory

Key Stats

Notre Dame shot 70% from the field and from three point range in the first half.

Notre Dame ended up shooting 47.8% from 3 point line. The Irish coming into the game were only shooting 26.7 from range.

Notre Dame out rebounded Virginia 40-27. Limited 2nd chance opportunities for the Cavaliers

What it means

Notre Dame at 5-7 was struggling to put a complete game together this season. They did and came away with a huge win

Virginia falls to 1-1 in the conference

This loss will hurt Virginia’s resume. Notre Dame is building for the future. This game will help alot


Notre Dame head coach Micah Shrewsberry ” I’m big on the analytics but analytics don’t know what is inside of us.”

More Shrewsberry “Im like the Grim Reaper in film,  The guys are like I hope Coach doesnt show film today, it’s so negative”

Virginia Head Coach Tony Bennett “We have to be harder to score against or this is going to continue to happen to us”

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