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UConn - Notre Dame Post Game Notes

Jan. 5, 2013

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> Connecticut fell to 29-9 all-time against Notre Dame and 15-3 versus the Irish at home.

> Today’s game marked Connecticut’s 31st BIG EAST home opener in which they fell to 26-5 all-time in conference home openers.

> Connecticut fell to 188-59 all-time against ranked foes.

> The Irish improved to a 5-1 record against ranked opponents this season, as well as improving to 14-4 in conference openers since joining the BIG EAST in 1995.

> In the first half, UConn faced their largest deficit of the season, nine points at the 6:56 mark in the first.

> Notre Dame’s bench outscored UConn’s bench 10-6 in the first half. However, UConn’s bench outscored Notre Dame 16-13 on the game.

> The Fighting Irish posted an impressive 50% from the three point line in the first half, while the Huskies only shot 21.4% (3-14).

> Connecticut’s Stefanie Dolson and Notre Dame’s Kayla McBride led all players with 11 points apiece in the first half.

> The Huskies registered seven steals in the first half, with Notre Dame only registering two steals, both from Skylar Diggins.

> Halftime Score: UConn 36, Notre Dame 38

> Notre Dame’s Kayla McBride set a career-high with 21 points as she led both teams in scoring; Skylar Diggins added 17 of her own. Stefanie Dolson and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis each registered 17 points to lead the Huskies.

> Kelly Faris recorded her second career double-double for the Huskies.

> UConn scored 38 points in the paint, 12 more then Notre Dame had on the night in the paint.

> The Huskies shot a mere 22%, 5-for-23 from the three, while the Irish shot 50%, 6-12, on the afternoon.

> Final Score: UConn 72, Notre Dame 73