Iowa St. 76, Notre Dame 58

Friday, March 22, 2013 9:45 PM
Location - University of Dayton Arena, Dayton, Ohio
Officials - D.J. Carstensen, Tony Green, Anthony Jordan
Attendance - 12495

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Iowa St. 35 41 76
Notre Dame 23 35 58

Recap


Iowa State 76, Notre Dame 58: Georges Niang scored a career-high 19 points and the Cyclones forced the Fighting Irish into 14 first-half turnovers in a dominant performance in the second round of the NCAA Tournament West Regional at Dayton, Ohio.

Melvin Ejim added 17 points for Iowa State (23-11), which will play second-seeded Ohio State in Sunday's third round. Tyrus McGee finished with nine points and hit three of the 10th-seeded Cyclones' nine 3-pointers.

Notre Dame (25-10) got 14 points from both Tom Knight and Jack Cooley, but the Big East continued to get disastrous early results, losing its fifth team in the tournament in the past two days. The stellar Fighting Irish backcourt combo of Jerian Grant and Eric Atkins finished with a combined four assists and seven turnovers as the Fighting Irish lost their first game in the tournament for the second straight year.

Iowa State led 35-23 at the half as Notre Dame managed only two field goals in the final 11:18 before the break. The Cyclones, who finished the half on a 21-5 run, blew the game open in the early stages of the second half as Niang scored six straight Iowa State points in another big spurt as the Cyclones built a 51-33 lead with 13:21 left.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Niang was 9-for-13 shooting. ... The Irish finished with 17 turnovers. ... Iowa State G Will Clyburn scored all nine of his points in the first half.

Iowa St. Cyclones

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Will Clyburn 28:00 3-7 0-2 3-4 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 9
Georges Niang 31:00 9-13 0-1 1-1 0 3 3 4 3 2 1 0 19
Chris Babb 27:00 2-3 2-3 1-2 0 5 5 1 0 0 0 1 7
Korie Lucious 26:00 2-4 2-3 0-0 1 2 3 3 3 0 1 0 6
Melvin Ejim 33:00 6-16 1-4 4-5 3 5 8 5 1 1 2 0 17
Anthony Booker 11:00 3-4 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 6
Tyrus McGee 24:00 3-8 3-5 0-0 0 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 9
Bubu Palo 12:00 1-2 1-1 0-0 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 3
Nkereuwem Okoro 2:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Naz Long 2:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Percy Gibson 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Austin McBeth 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 199 29-59 9-21 9-12 5 21 26 19 13 4 6 1 76
  49.2% 42.9% 75.0% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 6

Notre Dame Fighting Irish

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jack Cooley 21:00 6-7 0-0 2-3 3 2 5 0 1 0 3 0 14
Jerian Grant 30:00 3-8 2-4 1-2 1 4 5 2 1 1 5 0 9
Pat Connaughton 28:00 1-2 1-2 0-0 0 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 3
Tom Knight 29:00 5-10 0-0 4-4 1 2 3 2 3 0 1 1 14
Eric Atkins 39:00 2-10 1-6 2-2 0 1 1 2 1 1 2 0 7
Garrick Sherman 11:00 2-3 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 1 2 0 3 0 4
Zach Auguste 16:00 3-5 0-0 0-0 3 4 7 0 1 0 1 0 6
Cameron Biedscheid 17:00 0-5 0-4 1-2 0 2 2 1 1 0 1 1 1
Austin Burgett 7:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0
Patrick Crowley 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 199 22-51 4-17 10-13 9 24 33 9 11 2 17 2 58
  43.1% 23.5% 76.9% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 17