The Miami basketball team defeated Notre Dame 62-49 in their ACC opener. Miami took the lead in the first half and never trailed for the rest of the game. The Hurricanes improved to 6-1, while Notre Dame dropped to 3-4.

Why It Matters

This victory marks a strong start for Miami in ACC play and showcases their defensive prowess, holding Notre Dame to their lowest scoring game of the season.

By the Numbers
  • Miami's Matthew Cleveland led the team with 14 points
  • Miami's Norchad Omier and Nijel Pack each scored 13 points
  • Notre Dame's J.R. Konieczny led their team with 14 points
  • Miami had a 16-0 advantage in fast break points
  • Notre Dame shot 28.6 percent from the floor and 6-32 on three-point attempts
State of Play
  • Miami is now 6-1 and off to a strong start in ACC play
  • Notre Dame is 3-4 following their loss to Miami
  • Miami will not resume ACC play until they face Clemson on January 3
  • The next big test for Miami is a non-conference game against Colorado on December 9
Bottom Line

Miami's victory over Notre Dame in their ACC opener showcases their strong defensive performance and sets them up for success in conference play.