Scout Premium Content

Polar Opposite?

Connaughton was held scoreless in the 1st meeting

Forget what you saw in Morgantown earlier this month. Tonight's matchup between Big East #2 Notre Dame and #9 West Virginia will play out in stark contrast to the brick-fest featured in a four-point Irish victory on February 8.

"Ain't gonna be like last time. Ain't gonna be like last time." – Apollo Creed, Rocky II 27 missed shots apiece. Just 7 of 37 combined beyond the arc. No points for Mountaineers senior point guard Truck Bryant in 40 minutes. Just one assist for sophomore catalyst Eric Atkins in 39, and just eight assists total for the unselfish Irish, a conference-season low. Only eight turnovers committed... Recommended Stories

Up Next

Our weekly Monday Morning Blog turns its focus to a potential post-signing day commitment, considers…