Scores

Final

DePaul 76

(11-13, 2-10 Big East)

Notre Dame 84

(17-8, 9-3 Big East)

Coverage: ESPN3

12:00 PM ET, February 11, 2012

Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center, South Bend, Indiana

1 2 T
DEP 34 4276
ND 34 5084

Top Performers

DePaul: J. Kelly 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

Notre Dame: J. Cooley 22 Pts, 14 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Blk

Notre Dame 84, DePaul 76

Associated Press

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Jerian Grant and Jack Cooley scored 22 points each and Notre Dame held off DePaul 84-76 on Saturday for its sixth win in a row.

Cooley also had 14 rebounds and Grant scored 15 of his points in the second half when the Irish (17-8, 9-3 Big East) finally broke away from the Blue Demons.

The score was 68-all when DePaul's bench was charged with a technical foul. Notre Dame scored the next seven points to go up 75-68 with 5:30 to play.

DePaul (11-13, 2-10) got within three points twice in the final 3:28 but couldn't come closer than that.

Jeremiah Kelly led the Blue Demons with 17 points and Cleveland Melvin had 16 points and six rebounds.

Notre Dame outrebounded DePaul 33-21 and shot 60 percent from the field.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
DEP
ND
Points 76 84
FG Made-Attempted 30-64 (.469) 31-52 (.596)
3P Made-Attempted 9-16 (.563) 6-16 (.375)
FT Made-Attempted 7-10 (.700) 16-18 (.889)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
Largest Lead 7 8

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