ND aims to knock off No. 23 Virginia
No. 23 Virginia (4-2, 0-0) vs. Notre Dame (3-4, 0-1).
Purcell Structure at the Joyce Center, Notre Dame, Indiana; Wednesday, 6 p.m. EST
. BOTTOM LINE: No. 23 Virginia aims to give Notre Dame its 23rd straight loss to ranked opponents. Notre Dame’s last win vs a ranked opponent came versus the then-No. 6 Wichita State Shockers 67-66 on Nov. 22, 2017. Virginia has won its last eight video games versus conference opponents going back to last season.
GROUP LEADERS: The Cavaliers have been led by the senior duo of Sam Hauser and Jay Huff. Hauser is balancing 12.8 points and 5.8 rebounds while Huff is installing 11.2 points, 6.2 rebounds and 2.7 blocks per contest. The Combating Irish have been led by juniors Prentiss Hubb and Dane Goodwin, who are scoring 16.4 and 16.1 points, respectively.SOLID SAM: Hauser has actually linked on 37 percent of the 27 3-pointers he’s tried and has made 6 of 18 over his last 3 video games. He’s also made 87.5 percent of his free tosses this season.
HELP RATIOS: The Irish have actually recently utilized assists to create pails more typically than the Cavaliers. Notre Dame has a help on 45 of 73 basket (61.6 percent) across its previous 3 outings while Virginia has helps on 44 of 75 field objectives (58.7 percent) throughout its previous three video games.
DID YOU UNDERSTAND: The Virginia offense has actually taped a turnover on only 15.1 percent of its ownerships, which is the 14th-best rate in the country. The Notre Dame defense has actually required opposing teams to turn the ball over on simply 12.5 percent of all possessions (ranked 334th among Department I groups).
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