Rutgers vs Notre Dame Wrap - Notre Dame Wins 69-66
Notre Dame earned a 69-66 victory over Rutgers on Saturday, getting 19 points from Jack Cooley at Joyce Center.
Notre Dame won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 12-point spread.
Notre Dame got 17 points from Pat Connaughton and another 14 points from Eric Atkins. Jerian Grant contributed 10 assists, while Jack Cooley cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Rutgers got 20 points from Eli Carter in a losing cause and another 12 points from Myles Mack. Dane Miller contributed 5 assists for them, while Dane Miller had 9 rebounds.
Notre Dame hit the break leading 38-31 before taking care of business in the second half.
Rutgers had a 31-26 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.