Robby Hamman | November 18, 2016
NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- Notre Dame (2-0) used a balanced attack on the offensive end to cruise to a 92-49 victory over Seattle (1-2) on Wednesday evening inside Purcell Pavilion. Six players finished in double figures in the point column to lead the Irish to the 42-point triumph.
Senior forward V.J. Beachem and junior forward Bonzie Colson led the way for Notre Dame, as each poured in 16 points. Senior guard Steve Vasturia and junior guard Matt Farrell each added 13 points, while sophomore guard Rex Pflueger and freshman guard T.J. Gibbs combined for 23 off the bench.
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Irish offense was on full display in the opening 20 minutes of action, as Notre Dame connected on 10 three-pointers and had a couple of highlight-reel putback dunks en route to 56 first half points. Seattle led 4-2 in the early stages of the game before the Irish took complete control of the game, going on a 17-2 run to take a 19-6 lead with 12 minutes to play in the period. Notre Dame led by double digits the rest of the way and increased its lead to 56-25 at the halftime break.