The Jacksonville Dolphins visit Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, Indiana on Thursday to play the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. The Dolphins improved to 7-5 on the season with a 100-57 win over NAIA-member Middle Georgia State Saturday night. Tyreese Davis led Jacksonville with 18 points hitting 7 of 8 from the floor including 4 out of 5 from downtown.
Notre Dame won its second straight and improved to 8-3 on the season with a 69-56 win over Cincinnati. Juwan Durham posted a double-double of 16 points and 12 rebounds off the bench, while John Mooney also had a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds. T.J. Gibbs tied Durham for team-high points with 16.
JD Notae leads the Dolphins in scoring and assists with averages of 15.0 points and 3.2 assists per game. Jalyn Hinton leads Jacksonville in rebounds with an average of 6.5 per game. Jacksonville is shooting 46.7% from the field and 31.3% from 3-point territory.
TJ Gibbs is the team leader in scoring and assists with averages of 13.7 points and 3.4 assists per game. John Mooney is the second leading scorer and leading rebounder with averages of 12.5 points and 9.6 rebounds per game. Notre Dame is shooting an average of 41.9% from the field and 32.2% from 3-point territory.