Boxscore
Notre Dame 84, Monmouth-NJ 57
Monday, November 12, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Joyce Center, South Bend, Indiana
Officials - Louis Andrakakos, Tim Comer, Tim Ebersole
Attendance - 7427

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Monmouth-NJ 23 34 57
Notre Dame 35 49 84

Recap


No. 21 Notre Dame 84, Monmouth 57
: Garrick Sherman came off the bench to score 22 points and the host Irish took control midway through the first half to beat the Hawks.

Sherman, a transfer from Michigan State, made his first seven shots and had nine rebounds. He was 8-for-10 from the field and 6-for-7 from the foul line. Jack Cooley scored 16 points and Pat Connaughton added 13 for the Irish (2-0), which shot 53.4 percent from the field.

Dion Nesmeth was the only player for Monmouth to reach double figures with 13 points. The Hawks (1-1) shot 38.9 percent and committed 19 turnovers.

Monmouth scored the first two baskets, but Notre Dame soon took control. Cameron Biedscheid's three-point play with 13:11 remaining broke a 7-7 tie and gave the Irish a lead it would never relinquish. Notre Dame's largest lead in the first half was 35-18.

Monmouth was called for 23 fouls. Ed Waite was assessed a flagrant one foul when he knocked Scott Martin to the floor in the first half. Hawks' coach King Rice was hit with a technical foul in the second half.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Irish moved up two spots in the USA Today coaches poll. .... Monmouth used 12 players. ... The game was the second preliminary-round contest of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.

Monmouth-NJ Hawks

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jesse Steele 24:00 1-5 0-2 2-2 0 1 1 5 1 1 3 0 4
Marcus Ware 16:00 2-5 0-0 2-4 1 2 3 0 5 0 1 0 6
Ed Waite 21:00 3-6 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 5 1 2 0 6
Dion Nesmith 27:00 5-10 0-1 3-4 0 3 3 3 3 3 0 0 13
Andrew Nicholas 19:00 4-8 1-3 0-0 0 2 2 2 0 1 2 0 9
Khalil Brown 16:00 2-6 0-0 0-2 3 0 3 1 4 0 2 0 4
Tyrone O'Garro 20:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 2
Jalen Palm 9:00 0-2 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0
Stephen Spinella 12:00 1-3 0-0 2-3 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Gary Cox 14:00 1-3 0-0 2-2 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 4
Max DiLeo 10:00 0-1 0-0 2-2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Christian White 12:00 1-4 1-3 0-0 0 1 1 2 0 1 2 0 3
TOTAL 200 21-54 2-11 13-19 6 13 19 13 23 8 18 0 57
  38.9% 18.2% 68.4% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 18

Notre Dame Fighting Irish

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Scott Martin 22:00 3-7 1-2 1-4 1 7 8 2 4 1 1 0 8
Jack Cooley 21:00 4-6 0-0 8-12 5 4 9 2 2 1 0 0 16
Eric Atkins 35:00 2-4 1-2 0-0 0 1 1 5 3 1 4 0 5
Jerian Grant 34:00 2-7 1-4 0-2 0 2 2 5 1 1 1 1 5
Pat Connaughton 27:00 5-10 3-8 0-0 0 1 1 5 2 0 4 0 13
Cameron Biedscheid 23:00 4-10 0-5 1-1 1 2 3 5 1 0 2 0 9
Garrick Sherman 22:00 8-10 0-0 6-7 6 3 9 0 1 1 1 1 22
Zach Auguste 9:00 2-3 0-0 0-0 0 3 3 0 2 0 2 2 4
Tom Knight 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Austin Burgett 2:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Patrick Crowley 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 31-58 6-21 16-26 13 25 38 24 17 7 16 4 84
  53.4% 28.6% 61.5% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 16
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