Scores

Final

(16) Notre Dame 62

(1-0, 1-0 away)

(24) LSU 53

(0-1, 0-1 home)

2:30 PM ET, November 16, 2008

1 2 T
#16ND 24 3862
#24LSU 24 2953

Top Performers

Notre Dame: A. Barlow 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Stl

LSU: A. Kelly 10 Pts, 1 Reb

Two second-half runs make difference for No. 14 Notre Dame against No. 22 LSU

Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Ashley Barlow scored 10 of her 19 points during a run to start the second half and Notre Dame (No. 14 ESPN/USA Today, No. 16 AP) beat LSU (No. 22 ESPN/USA Today, No. 24 AP) 62-53 on Sunday.

Notre Dame (1-0) trailed only once, after LSU's Latear Eason hit a floater to make it 20-18 with 4:46 left in the first half.

With the game tied at 24 at halftime, the Fighting Irish opened the second half with a 14-4 spurt, giving them their first double-digit lead of the game.

LSU (0-1) got as close as 43-40 with 9:39 left, but Notre Dame answered with a 10-0 run for its largest lead.

Lindsay Schrader scored 13 points and Devereaux Peters added 12 for the Irish.

Andrea Kelly scored 10 points off the bench to lead LSU.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ND
LSU
Points 62 53
FG Made-Attempted 21-47 (.447) 18-53 (.340)
3P Made-Attempted 2-4 (.500) 0-4 (.000)
FT Made-Attempted 18-27 (.667) 17-21 (.810)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
Largest Lead 13 2

Game Leaders

 
ND
LSU
PointsA. Barlow 19A. Kelly 10
ReboundsL. Schrader 6K. Graham 9
AssistsM. Lechlitner 5A. Hightower 3
StealsD. Peters 3A. Hightower 4
BlocksD. Peters 3K. Graham 1

2008-09 Season

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