Virginia 34 34 68
Notredame 24 29 53
Date of game: 1/28/2014

Recap: Notre Dame vs. Virginia

Notre Dame, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Malcolm Brogdon netted 16 points as the Virginia Cavaliers coasted to a 68-53 victory over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in Atlantic Coast Conference play at Purcell Pavilion.

Brogdon grabbed seven rebounds, dished out six assists and recorded five steals to boost his stat line. Mike Tobey contributed 14 points for the Cavaliers (16-5, 7-1 ACC), who have won seven of their last eight contests.

Zach Auguste and Demetrius Jackson each scored 10 points to pace Notre Dame (11-10, 2-6). Auguste added seven rebounds and four steals in the losing effort. The Irish have lost six of their last seven games.

Virginia came out firing in the first half, netting 60 percent of its shot attempts in the frame, taking a 34-24 lead into the intermission. Notre Dame hit 52.6 percent of its shots in the first period.

The Cavaliers cooled off a bit in the second, connecting on 48.1 percent of their shots to the Irish's 35.7 percent from the field. Notre Dame hit 4-of-12 from 3-point distance in the second half, while the Cavs connected on 3-of-6 from distance.

Virginia forced 20 Notre Dame turnovers that resulted directly in 29 points. The Cavaliers won the points off turnovers battle, 29-7, and had the edge in points in the paint, 32-22.

Game Notes

In the FCS Huddle: Best games by FCS conference

If you have ever noticed discussions of the "Game of the Year" come along multiple times during a college football season, then you know a thing or two about hype.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.