Scores

Final

Evansville 61

(1-1, 0-1 away)

(15) Notre Dame 96

(2-0, 1-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 19, 2008

    1 2 T
    EVAN 31 3061
    #15ND 49 4796

    Top Performers

    Evansville: A. Austin 10 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Notre Dame: A. Barlow 19 Pts, 6 Reb, 4 Stl

    Barlow, Bruszewski help Notre Dame win home opener

    Associated Press

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Ashley Barlow scored 19 points and No. 15 Notre Dame's defense forced 31 turnovers in a 96-61 victory over Evansville on Wednesday night.

    Becca Bruszewski added a career-high 18 points in the home opener for the Irish (2-0). Ashley Austin, Anaris Sickles and Ashlee Barrett each scored 10 points to lead Evansville (1-1).

    Evansville had eight turnovers in the first eight minutes, and Notre Dame used a 15-3 run early in the first half to jump out to a 27-10 lead. The Irish increased their lead to 22 points with 7:20 left in the half following an 11-0 run. The Purple Aces had 16 turnovers in the first half, and Notre Dame increased its 49-31 halftime lead to 30 points with 6:55 to play after a 13-2 run.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EVAN
    ND
    Points 61 96
    FG Made-Attempted 20-54 (.370) 39-79 (.494)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-18 (.333) 7-19 (.368)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-19 (.789) 11-12 (.917)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 35

    Game Leaders

     
    EVAN
    ND
    PointsA. Austin 10A. Barlow 19
    ReboundsA. Sickles 7L. Schrader 7
    AssistsA. Gallagher 3B. Mallory 6
    StealsA. Gallagher 3A. Barlow 4
    BlocksS. Novosel 2K. Watson 2

    2008-09 Season

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