Updated: Monday, 18 Feb 2013, 9:37 PM EST
Published : Monday, 18 Feb 2013, 9:37 PM EST
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Jerian Grant and Jack Cooley scored 13 points each and No. 25 Notre Dame overcome a horrendous shooting start and beat No. 20 Pittsburgh 51-42 on Monday night.
The Irish missed 18 of their first 19 shots and trailed 19-3 as late as 13:54 into the game. However, they rallied to take the lead in the second half and won going away.
Eric Atkins added 10 points and seven assists for Notre Dame (21-6, 9-5 Big East), which has won five in a row over Pittsburgh (20-7, 8-6) and snapped a tie with the Panthers for fourth place in the conference. The top four teams get a double-bye in next month's league tournament.
Tray Woodall had 11 points to lead the Panthers, who lost for the second time in three days since winning seven of eight.
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