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(11) Notre Dame 83

(6-0, 3-0 away)

E Michigan 63

(2-5, 2-2 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 2, 2008

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    #11ND 37 4683
    EMU 25 3863

    Top Performers

    Notre Dame: N. Novosel 18 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    Eastern Michigan: C. Schrock 16 Pts, 14 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl

    Novosel's career-best 18 points lift Notre Dame to 6-0 mark

    Associated Press

    YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Freshman guard Natalie Novosel scored a career-best 18 points off the bench and Lindsay Schrader added 17 and 10 rebounds Tuesday night to help Notre Dame (No. 8 ESPN/USA Today, No. 11 AP) stay unbeaten with an 83-63 victory over Eastern Michigan.

    The Fighting Irish (6-0) led by as many as 19 points early in the second half before the Eagles cut the lead to 59-50 with 9 minutes to play. Notre Dame answered with six points and three steals in the next 2 minutes to push the lead back to double digits for good.

    Melissa Lechlitner added 15 points for the Irish, who outrebounded the Eagles 60-44 and outscored them 44-20 in the paint.

    Cassie Schrock had 16 points and 14 rebounds for Eastern Michigan (2-5), which fell to 0-9 against ranked opponents.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ND
    EMU
    Points 83 63
    FG Made-Attempted 28-72 (.389) 18-68 (.265)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-7 (.286) 5-20 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 25-40 (.625) 22-28 (.786)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 31 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 22 0

    Game Leaders

     
    ND
    EMU
    PointsN. Novosel 18C. Schrock 16
    ReboundsL. Schrader 10C. Schrock 14
    AssistsN. Novosel 4C. Schrock 3
    StealsN. Novosel 2C. Schrock 4
    BlocksE. Solomon 4S. McKinney 4

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