SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Luke Harangody had 30 points and 11
rebounds and Notre Dame hit 12 3-pointers to end a 10-game losing
streak to Kentucky, beating the Wildcats 77-67 Wednesday night to
advance to the National Invitation Tournament semifinals.
Jodie Meeks scored 18 of his 21 points in the final 12:18 as the
Wildcats (22-14) used a 17-5 run to cut the lead to 67-62 on a slam
dunk by Perry Stevenson with 2:42 left. But the Irish were 8-of-8
from the free-throw line over the final 1:29 to end the game on a
10-5 run to hang on.
Kyle McAlarney added 15 points and Ryan Ayers, who held Meeks to
one basket until the Irish were up by 15, added 14 points on 4-of-7
3-pointers for Notre Dame (21-14).
The Irish wil face Penn State (25-11) Tuesday night in New York.