Early lead propels Notre Dame

Early lead propels Notre Dame

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish held a 10 point lead at halftime, before closing out a 24-21 win over the Purdue Boilermakers Saturday night.

Notre Dame failed to cover the 7-point spread, and the game’s combined 45 points went UNDER the posted total of 60.

Golden Tate had 55 yards rushing with a touchdown for Notre Dame. Joey Elliot threw for 289 yards with three touchdowns for Purdue.