No. 12 Notre Dame Holds Off Boston U, 74-67
Dec. 13, 2008
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -Luke Harangody had 23 points and 15 rebounds and No. 12 Notre Dame finished with a 10-1 run to beat Boston University 74-67 on Saturday night, extending its home winning streak to 41 games.
The Terriers (5-4), who led most of the game, went ahead 66-64 when Corey Lowe hit a 3-pointer with 3:26 left. Kyle McAlarney answered quickly for the Irish (7-2) with a 3-pointer. Jake O'Brien hit a free throw for BU to tie the game at 67.
With the shot clock running out, Ryan Ayers hit a 3 for Notre Dame. When O'Brien missed a jumper, Harangody got the rebound and the Irish began playing keep away. McAlarney and Tory Jackson both made two free throws down the stretch.
After shooting 37 percent in the first half, the Irish shot 50 percent in the second. They outrebounded the Terriers 21-15 in the second half after being outrebounded 29-16 in the first.