Notre Dame 76 Virginia 54
Notre Dame upsets Virginia with solid defense and good three point shooting.
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
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”