Boxscore
Notre Dame 60, South Florida 49
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Joyce Center, South Bend, Indiana
Officials - James Breeding, Joe Lindsay, Mike Roberts
Attendance - 8075

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
South Florida 24 25 49
Notre Dame 30 30 60

Recap


Scott Martin's second consecutive double-double propelled Notre Dame to its 29th consecutive home victory, a 60-49 triumph over South Florida.

After the Bulls got within three on a pair of free throws by Shaun Noriega with 9:17 remaining, the Fighting Irish (11-6, 3-1 Big East) took control by scoring 14 unanswered points to build a 54-37 cushion at the 4:10 mark. Jerian Grant sparked the decisive burst with a pair of three-point plays, while Martin and Jack Cooley each added four points.

Martin finished with 15 points and 13 rebounds to lead a balanced Notre Dame effort, while Cooley and Grant scored 16 and 14 points, respectively. The Fighting Irish held South Florida to 38 percent shooting overall and a 1-for-13 showing from 3-point range as they extended the nation's fourth-longest home win streak.

Augustus Gilchrist paced the Bulls (9-8, 2-2 Big East) with 13 points.

South Florida Bulls

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Anthony Collins 28:00 2-8 0-1 2-2 0 0 0 3 1 1 3 0 6
Toarlyn Fitzpatrick 24:00 2-5 0-2 0-0 3 7 10 0 1 0 1 1 4
Augustus Gilchrist 31:00 6-10 1-1 0-0 1 4 5 0 3 0 3 0 13
Shaun Noriega 17:00 0-3 0-3 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Hugh Robertson 13:00 2-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4
Ron Anderson 23:00 3-8 0-0 0-0 6 4 10 1 4 1 0 0 6
Jawanza Poland 34:00 5-12 0-3 2-2 0 4 4 0 2 2 3 0 12
Victor Rudd 17:00 0-4 0-2 0-0 2 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0
Blake Nash 13:00 1-3 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2
TOTAL 200 21-55 1-13 6-7 12 20 32 4 12 7 12 1 49
  38.2% 7.7% 85.7% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 12

Notre Dame Fighting Irish

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jack Cooley 31:00 7-11 0-0 2-4 3 4 7 3 1 0 0 2 16
Alex Dragicevich 27:00 3-6 1-2 0-0 0 1 1 4 2 1 2 0 7
Eric Atkins 39:00 0-2 0-0 0-1 0 1 1 3 2 2 3 0 0
Jerian Grant 39:00 5-11 2-5 2-2 1 0 1 4 1 2 3 0 14
Scott Martin 39:00 7-14 1-4 0-0 0 13 13 2 1 2 0 0 15
Tom Knight 9:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0
Joey Brooks 5:00 0-1 0-1 3-4 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
Pat Connaughton 10:00 2-4 1-2 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 5
Mike Broghammer 1:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Patrick Crowley 0:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 24-50 5-14 7-11 6 20 26 16 8 8 9 4 60
  48.0% 35.7% 63.6% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 9
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