7:00 PM ET, November 25, 2008
Lahaina Civic Center, Maui, HI
No. 8 Irish remain undefeated with narrow win over No. 7 Longhorns in Maui
LAHAINA, Hawaii -- Luke Harangody had done everything a bruising power forward is supposed to do. He scored 29 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and even threw in a banked 40-footer as the shot clock expired.But he had to wait to make sure his two missed free throws in the final seconds didn't cost No. 8 Notre Dame a win over Texas (No. 7 ESPN/USA Today, No. 6 AP). They didn't, barely.
• Luke Harangody got his first two blocks of the season Tuesday. He had 29 on the season last year.
• A.J. Abrams launched up 16 3-point attempts against Notre Dame. In Texas' first three games combined Abrams attempted 24 shots from beyond the arc.
• Kyle McAlarney shot 50 percent or better from the 3-point line for the third time in Notre Dame's four games. McAlarney has attempted just eight 2-point shots this season.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||32-76 (.421)||30-63 (.476)|
|3P Made-Attempted||8-25 (.320)||11-24 (.458)|
|FT Made-Attempted||8-14 (.571)||10-21 (.476)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||23 (0/0)||12 (0/0)|
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