Notre Dame earn back-to-back wins in 58-55 victory over Georgia Tech

NOW: Notre Dame earn back-to-back wins in 58-55 victory over Georgia Tech

SOUTH BEND, Ind -- A rough shooting night but the Irish set season-highs to earn their first consecutive ACC wins this season.

It was a matter of time before Notre Dame found another way to win, but who knew it would be so soon. After the win over Virginia Tech, Head Coach Micah Shrewsberry told the media the "Maybe the next game, we have to win in a different way."

The Irish shot 31% (18-57) from the field and 19% (5-26) from 3pt range. Even when Notre Dame decides to live and die by the three, their shooting isn't this bad.

The bad shooting night was almost immediate and somehow the home team found a way to lead 31-28 going into the half.

"I don't think we're gonna see another game where Braeden goes one for eight like open. He's missing open shots but sometimes it happens right, but I thought everybody chipped in just like the other day guys did different things and like to see JR get a couple of shots go in like man like just to see like that joy in his face again and how he was playing like that's awesome for me to see," Shrewsberry said.

Led by the aggressiveness of Tae Davis with 17 points, the Irish did all they could to earn points in the paint, but they didn't fall. In fact, the big man Kebba Njie went 0-0. All his attempts were in the paint, but before he could attempt the shot, he was sent to the foul line.

Notre Dame took a season-high 22 free throw attempts. The Irish didn't stop there. Although it was a rough shooting night, 20 (season-high) of the 58 points came on second chance points. Those attempts came from the effort on the glass as Notre Dame tied their season-high 16 offensive rebounds. To cap it off, a season-low 6 turnovers.

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