M BBall: Irish Beat Canisius in OT, 81-87

Notre Dame Men's Basketball | Dec. 29, 2013 | Notre Dame Athletics

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Playing without its leading scorer, Notre Dame got a career day from Eric Atkins, who scored a career-best 30 points to lead the Irish to an 87-81 overtime win Sunday over Canisius.

Garrick Sherman converted a three-point play and an offensive putback late in overtime, and Atkins drilled his career-best sixth 3-pointer with 12 seconds to play to seal the Irish win. Sherman finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds.

Billy Baron matched his career high with 33 points to lead Canisius (8-5).

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