Boxscore
Notre Dame 84, Brown 57
Saturday, December 8, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Joyce Center, South Bend, Indiana
Officials - Tim Clougherty, Bill McCarthy, Lamar Simpson
Attendance - 8360

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Brown 27 30 57
Notre Dame 42 42 84

Recap


No. 25 Notre Dame 84, Brown 57: Freshman Cameron Biedscheid scored a season-high 17 points to lead the host Fighting Irish to victory.

Jack Cooley finished with 15 points and 12 rebounds for his seventh double-double of the season, Scott Martin contributed 14 points and eight rebounds, Jerian Grant had 12 points and seven assists and Eric Atkins finished with 10 points a season-high 12 assists for Notre Dame (8-1).

Matt Sullivan scored 18 points to lead the Bears (3-5), Sean McGonagill had 15 points and Tucker Halpern finished with 10.

Notre Dame never trailed, outscoring Brown 35-12 over the final 9:11 of the first half to take a 42-27 lead. The Bears never cut the deficit back to single digits.

Notre Dame entered the week No. 6 in NCAA Division I in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.55), totaling 146 assists and 94 turnovers through the first eight games. The Fighting Irish finished with 22 assists and three turnovers against Brown. The Bears, by contrast, had 11 assists and 12 turnovers. 

GAME NOTEBOOK: Cooley came into the week averaging 11.3 rebounds, ninth-most in Division I. … Atkins came into the week averaging 6.4 assists, which was 17th-most in Division I. … Notre Dame came into the game holding opponents to 37.6 percent from the field. Brown shot 36.8 percent (21-for-57). 

Brown Bears

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Rafael Maia 23:00 3-10 0-0 2-2 6 0 6 0 3 0 2 1 8
Longi Yiljep 13:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0
Cedric Kuakumensah 29:00 1-6 0-0 2-4 2 7 9 2 0 0 3 2 4
Matt Sullivan 36:00 6-12 4-8 2-3 3 3 6 3 4 1 0 0 18
Sean McGonagill 40:00 6-12 3-8 0-0 0 4 4 2 1 1 4 0 15
Tucker Halpern 32:00 4-11 2-8 0-0 1 1 2 1 2 1 0 1 10
Tyler Ponticelli 21:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 2 2 0 1 0 2
Jon Schmidt 6:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 21-57 9-25 6-9 13 18 31 11 13 3 12 4 57
  36.8% 36.0% 66.7% Team Rebs: 0   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 25:00 7-11 0-0 1-2 7 5 12 0 1 1 0 1 15
Pat Connaughton 26:00 3-7 1-4 0-0 3 2 5 0 0 3 0 1 7
Scott Martin 33:00 5-11 4-10 0-0 1 7 8 1 1 1 0 2 14
Eric Atkins 38:00 4-10 1-3 1-2 0 2 2 12 0 2 0 0 10
Jerian Grant 33:00 5-12 1-5 1-3 1 0 1 7 0 4 2 0 12
Cameron Biedscheid 17:00 7-10 2-4 1-1 0 2 2 1 2 0 1 0 17
Zach Auguste 7:00 0-2 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Tom Knight 16:00 2-3 0-0 0-0 4 3 7 1 2 0 0 1 4
Austin Burgett 3:00 1-1 0-0 2-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Patrick Crowley 2:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 34-68 9-26 7-12 16 22 38 22 7 11 3 5 84
  50.0% 34.6% 58.3% Team Rebs: 0   Total TO: 3