Responding to Adversity

Josh Flynt '11 | Jan. 28, 2013 | In the Paint

Men's Basketball vs USF

It’s often said that the true measure of a man is how he answers in times of adversity. So I suppose collectively, you could say the same thing about the true measure of a team.

The Irish had dropped three of their last four.
They lost veteran forward Scott Martin indefinitely to a knee injury. And they trailed USF by seven at halftime in Tampa.

By no means are the Bulls considered a BIG EAST basketball powerhouse, but if there was ever a time to doubt the Irish, this was it.

Instead, led by Eric Atkins, they knocked down four three-pointers in the first 6+ minutes after the break and used a 20-5 run to turn the halftime deficit into an eight-point lead.

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 by Daily Domer Staff