Notre Dame vs Canisius Final: 87-81 - Recap

Eric Atkins went off for 30 points and added 3 rebounds leading Notre Dame to an 87-81 win over Canisius on Sunday at Joyce Center.

Notre Dame won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 12.5-point spread.

Notre Dame got 17 points from Garrick Sherman and another 12 points from Zach Auguste. Eric Atkins contributed 7 assists, while Garrick Sherman cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Canisius got 33 points from Billy Baron in a losing cause and another 13 points from Jordan Heath. Billy Baron contributed 5 assists for them, while Chris Manhertz had 11 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Canisius were victorious, as the score was 33-31 at the break.

Notre Dame won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-31.