where: Notre Dame, Indiana – Purcell Pavilion
when: Sunday, January 1 – noon EST
Communication network: ACC Network – Jenn Hildreth (Play by Play); Debbie Antonelli (Analyst)
wireless: ND Radio Network, South Bend 99.9 FM WQLQ – Sean Stires PBP
Let’s take a look at today’s matchup.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish (11-1, 2-0 ACC)
Head Coach: Niele Ivey (45-20 – third season at Notre Dame)
The Fighting Irish improved to 2-0 in Atlantic Coast Conference play with a 66-63 win in Miami on Thursday night. Notre Dame led the game by 13 points in the first half and at halftime he only held a 41-31 lead before a hurricane storm gave him a 20-12 advantage in the third quarter. Did. Miami scored just four points in the first half from seven Irish turnovers, but finished with 19 points from a total of 22 turnovers in the game.
“I thought their defensive energy and intensity really bothered us in the third quarter,” said the Ireland head coach. Neil Ivey After her team’s 11th win of the season, she said:
Maddie Westveld When Lauren Evo Both ended in double-doubles. Westveld hit his four shots in the first and in the first quarter he scored nine points, finishing with 15 points and he had 11 rebounds. Ebo he had 11 points and 10 boards. It is the first double-double of the season for Westveldt to record his double-digit numbers in his fifth straight game. Evo’s second double-double.
Notre Dame Midseason Entrants Cassandre Prosper University debut in the game. Originally from Montreal, Canada, he just started practicing with the team earlier in the week. She played three minutes in the first half and finished with one rebound and one blocked shot.
Predicted Irish Starting Lineup
G. Olivia Miles– 5-10, sof. – 15.0 PPG, 8.2 RPG, 7.8 APG
G. Sonia Citron – 6-1, Sof – 14.9 PPG, 6.5 RPG, 2.0 APG
G. Dara Mabry – 5-7, 5-11.2 PPG, 2.8 RPG, 2.6 APG
debt Maddie Westveld – 6-3, Jr. – 10.7 PPG, 7.1 RPG, 23 BLK
debt Kylie Watson – 6-4, Jr-7.4 PPG, 4.0 RPG, 14 BLK
Boston College Eagles (11-4, 1-1 ACC)
head coach: Joanna Bernavey-McNamee (73-56 in 5th season of school, 198-122 overall in 11 years)
Boston College has two ACC games, but the Eagles haven’t played since their 86-35 win over Central Connecticut on December 22nd. They won his first conference game with a 73-58 loss to then-No. rice field.
The Eagles’ scoring offense ranks 11th in the ACC with just 70.3 points per game, but ranks 3rd in the conference with 10.4 steals per game.
BC is light for seniors. The team has 5 freshmen, 3 sophomores and 3 juniors. The Eagles are the only team in the ACC where he’s one of two in the Power Five School (Utah) whose roster doesn’t have a 4th or 5th grade player.All ACC forward taylor soul is in his fifth season at Virginia Tech after transferring.
Predicted starting line-up
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C. Maria Gakden – Stats – 11.8 PPG, 6.9 RPG, 22 BLK
G. Jojo Lacey – Stats – 11.6 PPG, 4.3 RPG, 1.6 APG
G. Taina Mare – Statistics – 10.1 PPG, 5.2 RPG, 7.5 APG
G. Andrea Daley – Statistics – 10.3 PPG, 6.1 RPG, 1.4 SPG
G. Dontavia Wagoner – Status – 13.3, 7.1 RPG, 3.3 SPG
what to look for
The game is a chance for Notre Dame in this week’s national poll. Fighting Irish has been ranked No. 5 in both the AP and Coaches polls for the fourth week in a row, and on Sunday he could rank higher if he beats BC.
Irish point guard Olivia Miles Although she leads the ACC and ranks third in the nation with 7.8 assists per game, her BC opponents Taina Mare, right behind her at 2nd and 5th place in their respective rankings.eagles guard Dontavia Wagoner They lead the conference and rank third nationally with 50 total steals and 3.3 per game.
After seeing Miami rack up 15 steals in Thursday’s win, Notre Dame is likely to see Boston College try more of the same.BC’s opponents have 292 turns this season He has overs, nearly 54% of which come from 157 steals from the Eagle defense.
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