Extra Time Again
SOUTH BEND -- Jerian Grant scored 21 points and dished out 9 assists while Jack Cooley added 16 with 10 rebounds as Notre Dame beat DePaul in overtime for the second time this season, 82-78 at the Purcell Pavilion Wednesday night. The Irish led by as many as 13 late in the first half and by nine, 56-47 with 12:44 remaining but the Blue Demons embarked on an 11-1 run over the next five minutes, eventually taking a 63-60 lead, their first advantage since the 13:51 mark of the first half. The Irish took back the lead late thanks to consecutive determined defensive stands and penetration by Grant, who first hit for a bucket and foul on a drive to the bucket, then found backcourt mate Eric Atkins for a three-point shot and 66-63 edge. DePaul though wouldn't...
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