Army fights, but falls to Irish; 71-52

South Bend, Ind.-- Colin Harris made a 3-point shot with 12 minutes remaining in the first half to vault Army to a 21-5 lead over the Irish. The Cadets, however, could not maintain the momentum. Notre Dame rallied to tie it at the half, 30-30, and then outscored Army 41-22 and went on to coast to a 71-52 win.

Key Army Statistics

Cory Sinning: 7 points
Colin Harris: 10 points, 3 rebounds
Jimmy Sewell: 7 points, 11 rebounds
Travis Owsley: 8 points
Matt Bell: 6 points, 3 rebounds
Luke Slater: 4 points
Lance Dietz: 4 assists

Key Notre Dame Statistics

Rick Cornett: 13 points, 7 rebounds
Torin Francis: 9 rebounds
Dennis Latimore: 15 points, 5 rebounds
Chris Thomas: 12 points, 6 rebounds, 7 assists
Chris Quinn: 8 points, 3 rebounds
Colin Falls: 16 points, 5 assists

Notre Dame guard Chris Thomas (1) goes for a steal from Army guard Travis Owsley (10) (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

Notre Dame center Torin Francis (34) tries to put up a shot around Army's Colin Harris, Jimmy Sewell and Steve Stoll. (AP/Joe Raymond)

Notre Dame guard Colin Falls (15) heads upcourt during their 71-52 victory over Army, Sunday Dec. 19, 2004, in South Bend, Ind. Falls led all scorers with 16 points. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

Notre Dame forward Rick Cornett (11) attempts a layup while Army guard Steve Stoll (3) (AP/Joe Raymond)

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