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No. 21 Notre Dame gets 2nd win of season, 80-49 over Stetson

  • Notre Dame guard Eric Atkins, left, knocks the ball away from Stetson guard Hunter Miller during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

    Notre Dame guard Eric Atkins, left, knocks the ball away from Stetson guard Hunter Miller during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)  (The Associated Press)

  • Notre Dame guard Eric Atkins grabs a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Stetson, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

    Notre Dame guard Eric Atkins grabs a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Stetson, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)  (The Associated Press)

  • Stetson guard Kentwan Smith (2) passes as Notre Dame forward Zach Auguste, right, and Austin Burgett defend  during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

    Stetson guard Kentwan Smith (2) passes as Notre Dame forward Zach Auguste, right, and Austin Burgett defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)  (The Associated Press)

Jerian Grant and Garrick Sherman scored 15 points each and No. 21 Notre Dame won for the second game in three days, 80-49 over Stetson on Sunday.

Pat Connauhgton added 10 points for the Irish (2-0), while Sherman led the team with nine rebounds. Senior point guard Eric Atkins finished with eight points, leaving him five short of 1,000 for his career.

Reserve Brian Pegg led the Hatters (0-2) with 13 points and Willie Green added eight points and nine rebounds.

The Irish took a double-digit lead less than 5 minutes in as they improved to 48-0 at home in November under coach Mike Brey.