Notre Dame bounces back with win over St. John's
South Bend, IN (Sports Network) - Jerian Grant poured in a game-high 21 points on 5-of-6 shooting from 3-point range and also dished out eight assists to lead 24th-ranked Notre Dame to a 66-40 win over St. John's on senior night at Purcell Pavilion.
Eric Atkins added 15 points and seven assists and Jack Cooley had 12 points and 13 boards for the Fighting Irish (23-7, 11-6 Big East), who bounced back from a 72-64 loss at Marquette on Saturday.
Jakarr Sampson scored 12 points and Phil Greene IV dropped in 10 for the Red Storm (16-13, 8-9), losers in three straight.
Sir'Dominic Pointer, who scored seven points and pulled down 12 boards, was ejected in the closing stages of the game after fighting Cameron Biedscheid.
It appeared that Biedscheid, who was also ejected, initiated the fracas after pushing Pointer as the Notre Dame seniors were being taken out of the game. Pointer then punched Biedscheid in the face multiple times before the players were separated. Biedscheid also appeared to land at least one blow.
03/05 21:11:05 ET