Notre Dame vs Purdue Recap - Notre Dame Wins 81-68

Notre Dame vs Purdue Recap - Notre Dame Wins 81-68

Jack Cooley scored 18 points leading Notre Dame to an 81-68 victory over Purdue at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Saturday.

Notre Dame won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7.5-point spread as favorites.

Notre Dame got 17 points from Eric Atkins and another 16 points from Pat Connaughton. Jerian Grant contributed 8 assists, while Jack Cooley cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Purdue got 21 points from Rapheal Davis in a losing cause and another 15 points from Ronnie Johnson. Terone Johnson contributed 4 assists for them, while D.J. Byrd had 5 rebounds.

Notre Dame led at halftime, 39-31.

Notre Dame won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-33.