Notre Dame 102, Chicago St. 62

Ben Hansbrough scored 22 points and Tim Abromaitis added 21

points, 10 rebounds and seven assists to lead Notre Dame to an easy

102-62 victory over Chicago State on Wednesday night.

All five Irish starters scored in double figures. Tyrone Nash

also flirted with a triple-double for Notre Dame (3-0) with 11

points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, and Carleton Scott chipped

in 17 points. The Irish dominated the boards 59-28 and held Chicago

State (1-2) to 34 percent shooting.

The Cougars were led by Christian Wall, Carl Montgomery and

Hajji Martin, who each scored 14 points.

Notre Dame was just 2-for-10 from 3-point range to start the

game before Hansbrough’s 3 with 6:39 left in the first half. That

was part of a 22-2 Irish run that turned a tie game into a 20-point

Notre Dame lead.