SOUTH BEND, Ind.: Prentiss Hubb and Nate Laszewski scored 18 and 16 factors, respectively, as a balanced Notre Dame used a 12-Zero run within the closing minutes and fended off Detroit-Mercy 78-70 Sunday night time.
Five gamers reached double figures for the Fighting Irish (1-1). Dane Goodwin scored 15 with 10 rebounds, Juwan Durham scored 12 with 9 rebounds and Cormac Ryan scored 12 with six assists.
The Irish are 21-Zero in dwelling openers underneath coach Mike Brey, who arrange Sunday’s sport by way of tweet after Notre Dame’s early schedule was thrown into disarray by coronavirus-related cancellations.
Goodwin scored on a jumper to regain the lead for the Irish, 64-63 and Ryan adopted with a 3-pointer within the decisive 12-Zero run.
Bul Kuol led Detroit Mercy (0-2) with a career-high 18 factors and 6 rebounds.
The Titans, who gave No. 8 Michigan State a battle on Friday night time, grabbed a 63-62 lead with 5:17 remaining. But Detroit missed its subsequent 5 pictures and Notre Dame shortly regained management.
Detroit Mercy fell at Notre Dame 110-71 final season and final defeated the Irish in 1992 (72-70) and 1993 (83-59). The two Catholic universities have performed since 1912.
Davis, who was 2-for-10 from past the 3-point arc, is tied for second in program historical past with 235 treys.
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