SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Freshman Blake Wesley came off the bench to rating 21 details in his initially collegiate game and Dane Goodwin scored 18 – all on three-ideas – as Notre Dame opened its year with a 68-fifty two victory above Cal Point out Northridge on Saturday.
Wesley, a South Bend native, sank seven of ten photographs from the flooring – which include four of 6 from further than the three-issue line – in 24 minutes. Goodwin missed his two 2-issue tries but nailed 6 of 8 from length. The rest of the Preventing Irish strike just one of 13 from deep. Paul Atkinson Jr., a graduate transfer from Yale, contributed 16 details and 6 rebounds in his initially game for Notre Dame.
Atin Wright topped the Matadors (-2) with 12 details on four-of-6 taking pictures from further than the arc.
Notre Dame shot forty nine% from the flooring and 41% from length. The Irish took a five-four direct one:53 into the game on a Goodwin three-pointer and by no means trailed once again. They led 32-26 at halftime and upped their direct to 57-37 on a Wesley dunk with 6:fifty nine still left in the game.
Notre Dame is now 22- in dwelling openers in the Mike Brey era.
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