Notre Dame let its defense do the talking on Wednesday against Seton Hall, holding the Pirates to their lowest point total since 1995 in a 55-42 win. Seton Hall shot just 26 percent from the floor, including 2-for-14 from three-point range.
Notre Dame's offense wasn't much better, as the Irish shot only 13-of-37 from the field, good for a 35 percent mark from the floor. Still, Notre Dame got it done, led by three starters in double-figures. Big man Jack Cooley powered Notre Dame throughout, putting up a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds. Jerian Grant scored a team-high 15 points thanks to going 10-of-12 from the foul line, while Eric Atkins scored 14 in the win. Alex Dragicevich scored nine points for the Irish off the bench.
Guard Jordan Theodore scored 12 points to lead Seton Hall in defeat.
The win improves Notre Dame to 13-8. Seton Hall falls to 15-5.
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